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					                2012
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UNDERGRADUATE
CATALOG
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Accreditations
and Approvals
Davenport University is accredited by the Higher Learning                      A bachelor’s degree in Finance with a Financial Planning Specialty
Commission—North Central Association of Colleges and Schools                   earned at Davenport University is fully recognized by the CFP™
(NCA), 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite #2400, Chicago, IL 60602; phone          (Certified Financial Planning) Standards Board.
(800) 621-7440; www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org. The HLC is
nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and by the           The HIM baccalaureate degree program is accredited by the
Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).                              Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information
                                                                               Management Education (CAHIIM). Contact information: CAHIIM,
Davenport University, an independent, nonprofit institution, is chartered       233 N. Michigan Avenue Suite 2150, Chicago, IL 60601; phone
by the State of Michigan and is empowered to grant degrees; it is also         (312) 233-1183; www.cahiim.org.
certified by the State Approval Agency of the Department of Education.
                                                                               The HIM associate degree level program (at Livonia and Online) is
Davenport University is recognized for veterans’ training under the            accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics
G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance.                                 and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Contact
                                                                               information: CAHIIM, 233 N. Michigan Avenue Suite 2150, Chicago, IL
The University is approved by the United States Department of Justice,         60601; phone (312) 233-1183; www.cahiim.org.
Immigration and Naturalization Service as an institution of higher
education for training foreign students.                                       The Medical Assisting program at Battle Creek (Diploma, AAS), Saginaw
                                                                               in conjunction with Lansing (AAS), and Grand Rapids (Diploma)
The University is approved by agencies of the state and federal governments    campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of
for many programs including Rehabilitation Work Incentive, etc.                Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the
                                                                               recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board
Davenport University has received specialized accreditation for its            (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education
Associate of Business Administration, Associate of Science, Bachelor of        Programs 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350.
Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, and Masters of Business
Administration degree programs in business through the International           The pre-licensure nursing program is approved by the Michigan Board of
Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Olathe, Kansas.            Nursing for BSN classes in Grand Rapids, Midland and Warren. The Diploma
                                                                               in Practical Nursing at the Warren and Midland locations are also approved
On April 25, 2011 Davenport University was notified of its designation          by the Michigan Board of Nursing. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing
as a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) for its Information Assurance         (Completion Program) and the Diploma in Practical Nursing programs
courseware for the years 2011-2016. CAEs are designated by the                 are each accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting
National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance               Commission, Inc. (NLNAC). Contact information: NLNAC, Inc., 61 Broadway,
Education (CAE/IAE) and are jointly sponsored by the National Security         33rd floor New York, NY 10006; 800-669-1656; www.nlnac.org.
Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
                                                                               The Paralegal Studies Program, which offers an Associate of Science,
A bachelor’s degree earned at Davenport University with a major                Bachelor of Science and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate at the
in accounting is fully recognized by the Michigan State Board of               campus in Grand Rapids, MI has been continuously approved by the
Accountancy.                                                                   American Bar Association (ABA) since 1994.

                                                                                                                  Accreditation credentials are available
                                                                                                       for review from University officials upon request.



NON-DISCRIMINATION and EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Davenport University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees, applicants and students without unlawful discrimination
based on age, color, disability, height, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, veteran status and weight in
accordance with applicable laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment and educational services.

In addition, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons who have protected disabilities that are unrelated to their
ability to do the job to the extent that the University receives a timely request of the need for accommodation in accordance with the University
ADA policy.

All employees and students are expected to comply with both the letter and spirit of this policy. Employees and students who believe that they
may be subject to unlawful discrimination in employment or educational services are encouraged to address their concerns in accordance with
the University Anti-Harassment policy.


                                                                       BACK
 FROM
 THE
 PRESIDENT
Welcome to Davenport University!
Davenport is a university with a bold vision for high quality that will help you exceed employer expectations in the
career of your choice. We listen to employers and CEOs of major companies who tell us what they need and
then meet those needs with our career-focused curriculum. This catalog is designed to help you set a successful
course toward your personal and educational goals.

Every student who enters Davenport University, whether at one of our fourteen campuses or online, receives the
same level of quality and individual attention. We are dedicated to providing a supportive learning environment
with rich traditions of excellence that will transform you and help you fulfill your potential as a professional.

People who hold degrees are the future of our knowledge-driven economy, and we are excited that you have
chosen Davenport to help you become a successful part of this dynamic economy.

Please refer to the catalog and save this copy for future reference. And once again, welcome to Davenport,
where we are dedicated to quality and seeing you succeed.




                                                                        Sincerely,




                                                                        Richard Pappas, Ed.D.
                                                                        President




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2012–2013

UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG
Welcome to Davenport University!
We look forward to helping you achieve your career and personal goals.
This catalog is designed to help you set a successful course toward your higher education and career goals.
Please refer to the catalog and save this copy for your future reference.


                                                           Global Project Management Certificate               25
Contents                                                   Human Resource Management Certificate
                                                           Paralegal Studies Certificate
                                                                                                               26
                                                                                                               26
                                                           Sustainable Business Development Certificate        26
                                                           Accounting ABA                                      27
Academic Calendar                                    3     Business Administration ABA                         27
                                                           Finance ABA                                         27
About Davenport University                           5     Paralegal Studies AS                                28
Our Mission                                          5     Public Safety and Security Management ABA           28
Our Vision                                           5
Our Values                                           5     College of Health Professions                      29
History                                              5     Programs                                            29
Organization and Structure                           6     Health Information Management (HIM) BS              30
Non-Profit Status                                    6     Health Services Administration BS                   30
Board of Trustees                                    7     Medical Case Management BS                          31
Leadership Team                                      7     Nursing BSN (Completion)                            32
Davenport University Foundation Board of Trustees    8     Nursing Pre-Licensure BSN                           32
                                                           Medical Case Management Certificate                 33
Davenport University Excellence                            Health Information Technology (HIT) AAS             34
System                                               9     Health Insurance Claims Management ABA              34
                                                           Medical Assisting AAS                               34
                                                           Medical Assisting Diploma                           35
Program by Campus Grid                              10
                                                           Phlebotomy Diploma                                  36
                                                           Practical Nursing Diploma                           36
D.W. Maine College of Business                      13     Pre-Health Professions Courses                      36
Programs                                            13
Honors Professional Accountancy Program BBA/MBA     14
Professional Accountancy BBA/MBA                    15
                                                           College of Technology                              39
                                                           Programs                                            39
Strategic Human Resource Management
                                                           Computer Information Systems BS                     40
  BBA/MBA                                           15
                                                           Networking Technology BS                            41
Strategic Management BBA/MBA                        16
                                                           Security and Information Assurance BS               42
Accounting Fraud Investigation BBA                  17
                                                           Technology Management BS                            42
Accounting Information Management BBA               18
                                                           Global Project Management Certificate               44
Finance BBA                                         18
                                                           Computer Information Systems AAS                    44
General Business BBA                                19
                                                           Networking Technology AAS                           45
Human Resource Management BBA                       20
                                                           Security and Information Assurance AAS              45
International Business BBA                          20
Management BBA                                      21
Marketing BBA                                       22     Colleges and Faculty                               47
Paralegal Studies BS                                23     Donald W. Maine College of Business                 47
Public Safety and Security Management BBA           24     College of Health Professions                       49
Sport Management BBA                                24     College of Technology                               50
Forensic Accounting Certificate                     25     College of Arts and Sciences                        52


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Campus Leadership                                     55   Student Life                                              83
Campus Directors                                      55   Student Insurance                                         83
Directors of Academic Services                        55   Intercollegiate Sports                                    83
                                                           Davenport University Alumni Association                   84
                                                           Davenport University Institute for Professional
Admissions                                            57     Excellence                                              84
General Admissions                                    57
Admissions Process                                    57
Transcript Guidelines                                 58   Academic Policies & Procedures                           85
Admission to Health Programs                          58   Foundations of Excellence Program                         85
Admission to the Medical Assisting Program            58   Arts and Sciences Honors Program                          85
Admission to the Nursing Program                      58   Foundations of Learning Program                           85
Admission as a Dual Enrollment Student                59   Educational Options                                       86
Admission as a Guest Student                          59   Class Formats                                             87
Admission for International Students                  60   Requirements and Limitations                              88
Admission as a Transfer Student                       60   Coursework and Grades                                     90
Admission with Advanced Credit through Articulation   60   Academic Integrity                                        93
Military/Veterans’ Information                        60   Attendance Policy                                         94
Noncollegiate Credit Options                          61   Student Alert Process                                     95
College of Business Credit for Professional                Academic Standards of Progress                            95
  Certifications                                      61   Veterans’ Educational Benefits Information                96
College of Technology Credit for Professional              Davenport University Libraries                            96
  Certifications                                      62   Davenport University Testing                              96
College of Health Professions Credit for                   Davenport University Tutoring                             97
  Professional Certifications                         63   Release of Information Statement                          97
Orientation and Assessment                            63   Student Right to Know                                     97
University Fees and Expenses                          63
Admission to Online Programs                          64   Nonacademic Policies &
Davenport Online Technology Requirements              65   Procedures                                               99
                                                           Security Services                                         99
Financial Aid                                         66   Anti-Violence Policy                                     100
FAFSA: An Important First Step                        66   Campus Use Guidelines                                    101
Determination of Awards                               66   Telephone Messages and Usage                             102
Student Financial Aid Rights and Responsibilities     66   Student Arbitration Policy                               103
Description of Financial Aid Programs and Services    67
Financial Aid Standards of Academic Progress          68   Student Code                                           105
Financial Aid Verification Policy and Procedures      69   Introduction                                             105
Disbursement of Financial Aid                         70   Definitions                                              105
Required Annual Notification of Authorization              Student Rights                                           105
  Provisions                                          70   Student Responsibilities                                 105
Repeat of Courses                                     70   Misconduct                                               106
Financial Aid History                                 70   Student Code Process                                     109
Student Classification                                70
Enrollment Status                                     70
Tuition Refund, Repayment, and Withdrawal Policy      71
                                                           Guide to Electives                                     114
Student Loan/PLUS Credit Balances                     72
Indebtedness                                          72   Course Descriptions                                    115
Davenport University Scholarships                     72
Foundation Scholarship List                           79   Index                                                  154
Student Services                                      81
Advising                                              81     The information in this catalog is subject to change.
Career and Education Plan                             81     The catalog cannot be considered as an agreement or
Career Services                                       81     contract between individual students and Davenport
Email                                                 82     University or its administrators. The University, through
Student Identification (ID) Cards                     82     appropriate action, reserves the right to change policies,
Change of Name, Address, Phone Number, or Email       82     procedures, and other such information printed in any
Students with Disabilities                            82     publication. Check our website for any updates and all
Counseling                                            83     current information.
Housing                                               83
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                             Academic Calendar
                              FALL 2012 (201310)                        15-week                   10-week                  7-week              7-week
                                                                        semester                  session                  session 1           session 2
                             2012-2013 Yearlong Schedule Opened         Wed Feb 1, 2012           Wed Feb 1, 2012          Wed Feb 1, 2012     Wed Feb 1, 2012
                             Last day to make payment arrangements      Fri Aug 24                Fri Aug 24               Fri Aug 24          Fri Oct 19
                             without late fee
                             Web add/drop closes                        Tues Sept 4               Tues Sept 4              Tues Sept 4         Tues Oct 23
                             Last day for adding to waitlist            Tues Sept 4               Tues Sept 4              Tues Sept 4         Tues Oct 30
                             Classes begin                              Wed Sept 5                Wed Sept 5               Wed Sept 5          Wed Oct 31
                             Last day for drop/add and late payments    Tues Sept 11              Add Wed Sept 5           Add Wed Sept 5      Add Wed Oct 31
                                                                                                  Drop Tues Sept 11        Drop Tues Sept 11   Drop Tues Nov 6
                             Last day to use book vouchers/1st Census   Tues Sept 11              Tues Sept 11             Tues Sept 11        Tues Nov 6
                             Last day to withdraw with “W” grade        Fri Nov 30                Fri Oct 19               Fri Oct 5           Fri Dec 7
                             Thanksgiving Break                         Wed Nov 21 - Sun Nov 25   NA                       NA                  Wed Nov 21 - Sun Nov 25
                             Classes end                                Fri Dec 21                Tues Nov 13              Tues Oct 23         Fri Dec 21
                             Final grades due                           Sun Dec 23                Thur Nov 15              Thur Oct 25         Sun Dec 23




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                             2013-2014 Yearlong Schedule Opens          Fri Feb 1, 2013           Fri Feb 1, 2013          Fri Feb 1, 2013     Fri Feb 1, 2013

                              WINTER 2013 (201320)                      15-week                   10-week                  7-week              7-week
                                                                        semester                  session                  session 1           session 2
                             Last day to make payment arrangements      Fri Dec 28                Fri Dec 28               Fri Dec 28          Fri Feb 22
                             without late fee
                             Web add/drop closes                        Sun Jan 6                 Sun Jan 6                Sun Jan 6           Sat Feb 23
                             Last day for adding to waitlist            Sun Jan 6                 Sun Jan 6                Sun Jan 6           Sun Mar 3
                             Classes begin                              Mon Jan 7                 Mon Jan 7                Mon Jan 7           Mon Mar 4
                             Last day for drop/add and late payments    Fri Jan 11                Add Mon Jan 7            Add Mon Jan 7       Add Mon Mar 4
                                                                                                  Drop Fri Jan 11          Drop Fri Jan 11     Drop Fri Mar 8
                             Last day to use book vouchers/1st Census   Fri Jan 11                Fri Jan 11               Fri Jan 11          Fri Mar 8
                             Last day to withdraw with “W” grade        Fri Apr 5                 Fri Feb 22               Fri Feb 8           Fri Apr 5
                             Spring Break                               Sun Feb 24 - Sat Mar 2    Sun Feb 24 - Sat Mar 2   NA                  NA
                             Classes end                                Sat Apr 27                Sat Mar 23               Sat Feb 23          Sat Apr 20
                             Final grades due                           Tues Apr 30               Tues Mar 26              Tues Feb 26         Tues Apr 23
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                              SPRING/SUMMER 2013 (201330)               12-week                         10-week                   7-week                    7-week
                                                                        semester                        session                   session 1                 session 2
                             Last day to make payment arrangements      Fri May 3                       Fri May 3                 Fri May 3                 Fri Jun 21
                             without late fee
                             Web add/drop closes                        Sun May 12                      Sun May 12                Sun May 12                Mon Jul 1




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                             Last day adding to waitlist                Sun May 12                      Sun May 12                Sun May 12                Tues Jul 2
                             Classes begin                              Mon May 13                      Mon May 13                Mon May 13                Wed Jul 3
                             Last day for drop/add and late payments    Fri May 17                      Add Mon May 13            Add Mon May 13            Add Wed Jul 3
                                                                                                        Drop Fri May 17           Drop Fri May 17           Drop Tues Jul 9
                             Last day to use book vouchers/1st Census   Fri May 17                      Fri May 17                Fri May 17                Tues Jul 9
                             Last day to withdraw with “W” grade        Fri Jul 12                      Fri Jun 28                Fri Jun 14                Fri Aug 2
                             Memorial Day                               Sat May 25 - Mon May 27         Sat May 25 - Mon May 27   Sat May 25 - Mon May 27   NA
                             Independence Day                           Thur Jul 4                      Thur Jul 4                NA                        Thur Jul 4
                             Classes end                                Mon Aug 5                       Wed Jul 24                Mon Jul 1                 Tues Aug 20
                             Final grades due                           Thur Aug 8                      Fri Jul 26                Wed Jul 3                 Thur Aug 22
                                                                        11 Thurs & Sat class meetings                             6 Sat class meetings      6 Thur class meetings

                              201410
                             Fall Semester 2013 classes begin           Wed Sept 4                      Wed Sept 4                Wed Sept 4                Wed Oct 30




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ABOUT DAVENPORT
UNIVERSITY                                                              and assumed control of the school that would soon bear his name.
Our Mission                                                             Under Davenport’s leadership, the school expanded statewide
                                                                        over the next several decades and became a non-profit institution
Davenport University prepares individuals and organizations to
                                                                        in 1954. The reputation of the school grew within the community
excel in the knowledge-driven environment of the 21st Century.
                                                                        as its graduates assumed positions of leadership in business.
                                                                        M.E. Davenport faithfully served the institution as president until

Our Vision                                                              his passing in 1959, leaving a solid legacy on which his successor
                                                                        could build.
Davenport University aspires to be renowned nationally and inter-
                                                                        Robert W. Sneden succeeded M.E. Davenport as president.
nationally as a quality institution of higher education that under-
                                                                        Sneden attended Davenport-McLachlan Institute (now Davenport
stands the market better than any other institution and uses that
                                                                        University) from 1937-1940. While serving in the Army during
understanding to exceed employer expectations, transform com-
                                                                        World War II he was married to Davenport’s daughter Margaret.
munities, and change the lives of our students by preparing them
                                                                        After the war he began his professional career at Davenport in a
to achieve their dreams.
                                                                        variety of roles. He served with distinction as president from 1959
                                                                        until his retirement in 1977, adding campuses statewide, expand-

Our Values                                                              ing academic programming for students, and achieving accredita-
                                                                        tion through North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Davenport University’s Values represent the behavioral expecta-         When the reins of presidential leadership passed to Donald W.
tions of our faculty, staff, and students in performing their respon-   Maine in 1977, Davenport continued to build on the rich traditions
sibilities and achieving their goals. These values form the acronym     and legacy of its past to prepare students to become the business
“STAIR” and include the following:                                      and community leaders of tomorrow. Under Maine’s leadership,
Serving Students with Quality                                           Davenport developed from a college offering associate degree pro-
                                                                        grams to a fully-accredited university provided undergraduate,
Trustworthiness
                                                                        graduate and online degrees. Maine served as president and chan-
Accountability                                                          cellor from 1977 to 2000, introducing bachelor’s programs in the
Innovation and Creativity                                               1980s and master’s programs in the 1990s.

Respect for People                                                      Under the leadership of Randolph Flechsig, president from 2000 to
                                                                        2009, Davenport’s three separate colleges were unified into one
                                                                        Davenport University. Flechsig led development of the
History                                                                 W.A. Lettinga Campus south of Grand Rapids, which is
                                                                        Davenport’s only residential campus and serves as home base for
                                                                        the University’s administration. Flechsig also reintroduced
BUILDING UPON A RICH LEGACY                                             Davenport’s athletics programs which today includes 24 men’s and
Davenport University debuted in Grand Rapids in 1866, just              women’s teams in a variety of sports, including national champi-
16 years after the city was incorporated. Following many decades        onship teams in hockey, lacrosse and rugby. Affiliated with the
of growth and transformation, Davenport has become a leading            National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Davenport
institution of higher education with campuses across the state of       competes in the Wolverine Athletic Conference (WHAC) for most
Michigan helping students achieve their career goals in business,       sports.
technology and health professions.                                      Today, under the leadership of Dr. Richard Pappas, Davenport
Founded as Grand Rapids Business College by Conrad G.                   University is aggressively pursuing Vision 2015, which calls for a
Swensberg, a Union Army veteran fresh out of service following          culture of quality, leading-edge programs based on the needs of
the Civil War, the college held its first class on January 25, 1866,    students and marketplace, high standards of measurable excel-
with 16 students registered for courses in bookkeeping, penman-         lence, and results that exceed expectations, empower Davenport’s
ship, business law and arithmetic – the standard office skills of the   graduates and foster stronger communities. Under Pappas’ leader-
day.                                                                    ship, Davenport is expanding again with new facilities like the
                                                                        Peter C. Cook Center in downtown Grand Rapids, and new pro-
After operating under various names and in several locations in
                                                                        grams including Davenport University’s first doctorate (in Physical
downtown Grand Rapids, the institution was on the brink of clos-
                                                                        Therapy) to launch in 2013.
ing its doors in 1910 when a new teacher, Michael E. Davenport,
saved the day. Rallying the remaining staff, he kept the doors open

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Since its founding in 1866, Davenport University has grown to
become the second largest private, non-profit institution of higher
education in Michigan. With 11 campuses serving nearly 13,000
                                                                        Non-Profit Status
                                                                        Davenport University is chartered by the State of Michigan as a
students across Michigan, Davenport eagerly embraces a future of
                                                                        non-profit educational corporation. It has been declared tax-
growth and new opportunities while also understanding and hon-
                                                                        exempt by the Internal Revenue Service of the United States
oring the rich legacy of its storied past.
                                                                        Treasury Department.


Organization and Structure
Davenport University is organized and authorized to grant degrees
under the educational laws of the State of Michigan. Control is
vested in the governing Board of Trustees, which establishes over-
all institutional policies. A commitment to practical education is at
the core of today’s Davenport University. The proof of our success
as a university is twofold-graduates who prosper in their careers
and employers who seek out our graduates because they know
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                                     Wilbur A. Lettinga
Board of Trustees                    Founder President
                                     Lettinga & Associates, Incorporated
                                                                           Leadership Team
CHAIRMAN                             CEO Kentland Corporation              Richard J. Pappas, Ed.D.
                                     Grand Rapids, Michigan                President
Tracy D. Graham                                                            Ed.D., University of Michigan
Managing Principal                   James B. Meyer                        M.A., University of Michigan
Graham-Allen Partners, LLC           Former Chairman, President/CEO        B.B.E., Eastern Michigan University
South Bend, Indiana                  Spartan Stores
                                     Hudsonville, Michigan                 Kimberly A. Bruyn
VICE CHAIRMAN                                                              Executive Vice President for
                                     Richard J. Pappas, Ed.D.              University Relations and Communications
Frank H. Merlotti                    President                             M.S., University of Kansas
President                            Davenport University                  B.A., Calvin College
Design Group                         Grand Rapids, Michigan
Steelcase, Inc.                                                            Scott Epstein, Ed.D.
Grand Rapids, Michigan               Michelle Van Dyke                     Executive Vice President for
                                     Regional President                    Quality and Effectiveness
TRUSTEES                             Fifth Third Bank                      Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
                                     Grand Rapids, Michigan                M.E., Loyola College
Kenneth C. Bovee
                                                                           B.S., Northeastern University
President/CEO
                                     Kenneth Yerrick
Keystone Management Group
                                     Executive VP Emeritus                 Barbara A. Mieras, Ph.D
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
                                     Dow Corning Corporation               Interim Executive Vice President for
                                     Traverse City, Michigan               Advancement
James N. DeBoer, Jr.
                                                                           Ph.D., Michigan State University
Partner
                                                                           M.A., M.A., B.S., Western Michigan
Varnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett
                                                                           University
Grand Rapids, Michigan

                                                                           Larry Polselli, Ed.D.
Rami A. Fawaz
                                                                           Executive Vice President for
CEO
                                                                           Enrollment and Student Services
PowerOne Corporation
                                                                           Ed.D., Argosy University
Canton, Michigan
                                                                           M.A., B.A., Chicago State University
Doyle Hayes
                                                                           Linda Rinker, Ed.D.
President/CEO
                                                                           Executive Vice President for Academics
dhayesGroup
                                                                           and Provost
Grand Rapids, Michigan
                                                                           Ed.D., Columbia University
                                                                           M.S.N., Villanova University
Robert Hetzler
                                                                           M.A., Kutztown University
Former President/CEO
                                                                           B.S.E.D., West Chester State College
Monitor Sugar Company
Bay City, Michigan
                                                                           Dave Veneklase
                                                                           Executive Vice President for Human
                                                                           and Organizational Development
                                                                           M.B.A., B.B.A., Grand Valley State
                                                                           University

                                                                           Michael S. Volk, C.P.A.
                                                                           Executive Vice President
                                                                           for Finance and CFO
                                                                           B.B.A., Central Michigan University




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                                Wilbur A. Lettinga                     Craig Tiggleman
Davenport University            Founder President
                                Lettinga & Associates, Incorporated
                                                                       Chief Executive Officer
                                                                       Canteen Services/Applause Catering and
Foundation Board of             Chief Executive Officer
                                Kentland Corporation
                                                                       Events


Trustees                        Wilbur (Bill) B. Lettinga
                                                                       Mike VanGessel
                                                                       President and Chief Executive Officer
                                President & Partner                    Rockford Companies
James Albers                    Kentland Corporation
Chief Executive Officer                                                Michael S. Volk
Holland Special Delivery        Bruce Los                              Executive Vice President
                                Vice President of Human Resources      for Finance and CFO
Joseph Buzzita                  Gentex Corporation                     Davenport University
Executive Vice President
Hughes Management Inc.          Janet Mason                            Curt Wells
                                President & General Manager            Senior Vice President
Scott Geerlings                 WZZM 13                                Huntington Bank
President
Geerlings Development Company   Michael McMahon                        Jeff Zylstra
                                Vice President, Strategic Accounts     Vice President of Investment Banking
Meg Goebel                      Cardinal Health                        Fifth Third Bank
President
Paul Goebel Group               Barbara A. Mieras, Ph.D.
                                Interim Executive Vice President for
Richard E. Holmes               Advancement
Partner
Holmes & Wiseley P.C.           Rachel Mraz
                                Assistant Vice President
Larry Leigh                     Merrill Lynch
Managing Director
Leigh Family Investments        Richard J. Pappas, Ed.D.
                                President
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                                                                        CRITICAL & CREATIVE THINKING
Davenport University                                                    Graduates develop an appreciation of the importance of context
                                                                        and perspective when identifying and challenging assumptions,

Excellence System
The mission of Davenport University is to “prepare(s) individuals
                                                                        ideas, processes, and experiences.

                                                                        ANALYSIS & PROBLEM SOLVING
                                                                        Graduates use quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry to
and organizations to excel in the knowledge-driven environment of
                                                                        assess and evaluate complex problems.
the 21st century.” To that end, the Davenport University
Excellence System was created. The Excellence System consists
                                                                        LEADERSHIP & TEAMWORK
of nine student learning outcomes that demonstrate professional
                                                                        Graduates understand how to build, direct and facilitate groups in
competencies necessary for graduates to engage in life-long learn-
                                                                        order to utilize members’ talents to meet attainable goals.
ing and succeed in their chosen profession.
                                                                        INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY
                                                                        PROFICIENCY
Outcomes                                                                Graduates identify, access and manage information and technol-
                                                                        ogy resources effectively in interpersonal, social, and professional
GLOBAL & INTERCULTURAL                                                  settings.
COMPETENCE
Graduates understand that working and succeeding in an inclu-
                                                                        WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
                                                                        Graduates recognize the potential impact of written documents
sive, international world involves complex issues present in diverse
                                                                        and effectively adapt the necessary skills to produce appropriate
environments.
                                                                        documents in a variety of interpersonal, social and professional
CIVIC & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY                                           settings.
Graduates recognize the value of civic and social responsibility to
empower themselves to make informed decisions and participate
                                                                        PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
                                                                        Graduates understand and demonstrate professional demeanor,
in the communities in which they live.
                                                                        presentation and communication skills in a variety of interpersonal,
ETHICAL REASONING & ACTION                                              social and professional settings.
Graduates recognize that integrity is an essential component of
accountability and is required in the evaluation of differing value
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DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY
D.W. MAINE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Note: A “dot” is shown in the grid when all courses required for program completion are offered at that campus. A student’s ability to progress through a program at
a campus without a “dot” is dependent upon the mix of programs that are offered there. At some point, the student would need to take courses at a nearby campus
or online in order to complete the program.




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 DEGREE/PROGRAM
 BBA/MBA Programs
 Honors Professional Accountancy                                                                      ●
 Professional Accountancy                                                                             ●                                                 ●         ●                                             ●        ●
 Strategic Human Resource Management                                                                  ●                                                 ●                                                       ●        ●
 Strategic Management                                                                                 ●                                                 ●         ●                                                      ●
 Bachelor
 Accounting Fraud Investigation                                                                       ●                                                 ●         ●         ●                                   ●        ●
 Accounting Information Management                                             ●              ●       ●                           ●         ●           ●         ●         ●                                   ●        ●
 Accounting Information Management: Internal Auditing                                                 ●                                                                                                         ●        ●
 Accounting Information Management: Management Accounting                                             ●                                                                                                         ●        ●
 Finance                                                                                              ●                                                           ●                                             ●        ●
 Finance: Certified Financial Planning                                                                ●                                                           ●                                             ●        ●
 General Business Option 2 General Studies                                     ●              ●       ●                           ●         ●           ●         ●         ●         ●         ●               ●        ●
 General Business Option 1 Applied Studies-Associate Degree                    ●              ●       ●                           ●         ●           ●         ●         ●         ●         ●               ●        ●
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 Human Resource Management                                                                            ●                           ●         ●           ●         ●                   ●         ●               ●        ●
 International Business                                                                               ●                                                           ●                                             ●        ●
 Management                                                                    ●              ●       ●                           ●         ●           ●         ●         ●         ●         ●               ●        ●
 Management: Entrepreneurship                                                                         ●                                                           ●                                             ●        ●
 Management: Financial Management                                                                     ●                                                           ●                             ●               ●        ●
 Management: Global Project Management                                                                ●                                     ●           ●         ●                   ●                         ●        ●
 Management: Leadership Effectiveness                                                                 ●                                                           ●                                                      ●
 NEW Management: Risk Management and Insurance Specialty                                              ●                                                 ●         ●
 Management: Sustainable Business Development                                                         ●                                                           ●                                                      ●
 Marketing                                                                                    ●       ●                           ●         ●           ●         ●                   ●         ●               ●        ●
 Marketing: Advertising & Promotion                                                                   ●                                                           ●                                                      ●
 Marketing: Business-to-Business                                                                      ●                                                           ●                                                      ●
 Marketing: Sport Marketing                                                                           ●                                                                                                                  ●
 Paralegal Studies *                                                                                  ●                                                 ●
 Public Safety and Security Management                                                                ●                                                 ●         ●                   ●                         ●        ●
 Sport Management                                                                                     ●                                                                                                                  ●
 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
 Forensic Accounting Certificate                                                                      ●                                                           ●                                                      ●
 Global Project Management Certificate                                                                ●                                     ●           ●         ●                   ●                         ●        ●
 Human Resource Management Certificate                                                                ●                           ●         ●           ●         ●                   ●         ●               ●        ●
 Paralegal Studies Certificate                                                                        ●
 Sustainable Business Development Certificate                                                         ●                                                           ●                                                      ●
 Associate
 Accounting                                                                                   ●       ●                           ●         ●           ●                   ●         ●                         ●        ●
 Business Administration                                                       ●              ●       ●                           ●         ●           ●                   ●         ●                         ●        ●
 Finance                                                                                              ●                                                                                                         ●        ●
 Paralegal Studies                                                                                    ●
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 * The BS Paralegal Studies at the Lansing Campus is a bachelor degree completion program.
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COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
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a campus without a “dot” is dependent upon the mix of programs that are offered there. At some point, the student would need to take courses at a nearby campus
or online in order to complete the program.




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                                                                                                                              Kalamazoo




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 Bachelor
 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion                                                                                                                                                                 ●
 BSN: Medical Case Management Specialty                                                                                                                                                           ●        ●
 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pre-Licensure                                                          ●                                                      ●                                   ●
 Health Information Management                                                                         ●                                            ●                   ●                                  ●
 Medical Case Management                                                                      ●                                                     ●                                             ●        ●
 Health Services Administration                                                               ●        ●                                  ●         ●                                             ●        ●
 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
 Medical Case Management Certificate                                                                                                                ●                                             ●        ●
 Associate
 Health Information Technology 1                                                                                                                    ●                                                      ●
 Health Insurance Claims Management                                             ●             ●        ●            ●                     ●                             ●                         ●        ●

 Medical Assisting 2                                                            ●                      ●                                  ●                             ●                         ●

 Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy 2                                                ●                      ●                                                                ●                         ●
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 Medical Assisting 3                                                            ●                      ●

 Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy 3                                                ●                      ●
 Phlebotomy                                                                     ●                      ●                                                                ●                         ●
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 1 The HIT program is accredited at Livonia and Online.
 2 The MA program is accredited at the associate’s degree level at the Battle Creek, Lansing, and Saginaw campuses.
 3 The MA program at Grand Rapids is accredited at the diploma level; students pursuing the associate’s program at this location are eligible to sit for the CMA
   exam, provided that they are awarded the MA diploma before completing the associate’s program.




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COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
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campus without a “dot” is dependent upon the mix of programs that are offered there. At some point, the student would need to take courses at a nearby campus or
online in order to complete the program.
2012-2013 Program Grid




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 Bachelor of Science
 Computer Information Systems: Computer Gaming and                                                     ●                                            ●
 Simulation
 Computer Information Systems: Database Management                                                     ●                                            ●                   ●                                  ●
 Computer Information Systems: Programming                                                             ●                                            ●                   ●                                  ●
 Computer Information Systems: Web Design & Development                                                ●                                            ●                                             ●
 Networking Technology: Computer Networking: Advanced Cisco Net-                                       ●                                                      ●                                   ●
 working
 Networking Technology: Computer Networking: Server                                                    ●                      ●           ●         ●
 Administration
 Networking Technology: Network Security                                                               ●                      ●           ●         ●         ●                                   ●
 Security & Information Assurance: Biometric Security                                                  ●                                                                                                   ●
 Security & Information Assurance: Information & Computer Security                                     ●                      ●                     ●                   ●                                  ●
 NEW Security & Information Assurance: Digital Forensics                                               ●
 Technology Management: Global IT Project Management:                                                  ●                                  ●         ●                   ●                                  ●
 CIS Specialty
 Technology Management: Global IT Project Management:                                                  ●                      ●                     ●                   ●                                  ●
 Information Security Specialty
 Technology Management: Global IT Project Management:                                                  ●                      ●           ●         ●
 Networking Specialty
 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
 Global Project Management Certificate                                                                 ●                      ●           ●         ●                   ●                         ●        ●
 Associate of Applied Science
 Computer Information Systems                                                                 ●        ●            ●                     ●                             ●                         ●        ●
 Networking Technology                                                                                 ●                      ●           ●                   ●                                   ●
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D.W. MAINE




                                                                                                                            BUSINESS HEALTH TECHNOLOGY
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Programs
 BBA/MBA COMBINED DEGREE
 Honors Professional Accountancy (BBA/MBA)                                             150 credits
 Professional Accountancy (BBA/MBA)                                                    150 credits
 Strategic Human Resource Management (BBA/MBA)                                         150 credits
 Strategic Management (BBA/MBA)                                                        150 credits

 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
 Accounting Fraud Investigation (BBA)                                                  120 credits
 Accounting Information Management (BBA)                                               120 credits
   Specialties: Internal Auditing, Management Accounting
 Finance (BBA)                                                                         120 credits
   Specialties: Financial Planning
 General Business (BBA)                                                                120 credits
 Human Resource Management (BBA)                                                       120 credits
 International Business (BBA)                                                          120 credits
 Management (BBA)                                                                      120 credits
   Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Global Project Management,
                 Leadership Effectiveness, Risk Management and Insurance,
                 Sustainable Business Development
 Marketing (BBA)                                                                       120 credits
   Specialties: Advertising and Promotion, Business-to-Business, Sport Marketing
 Public Safety and Security Management (BBA)                                           120 credits
 Sport Management (BBA)                                                                120 credits

 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
 Paralegal Studies (BS)                                                                120 credits

 POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATES
 Forensic Accounting Certificate                                                        12 credits
 Global Project Management                                                              18 credits
 Human Resource Management Certificate                                               24-25 credits
 Paralegal Studies Certificate                                                          27 credits
 Sustainable Business Development                                                       15 credits

 ASSOCIATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
 Accounting (ABA)                                                                       64 credits
 Business Administration (ABA)                                                          61 credits
 Finance (ABA)                                                                          65 credits
 Public Safety and Security Management (ABA)                                            64 credits

 ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE
 Paralegal Studies (AS)                                                              64-66 credits




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                                                                             Foundations of Business                                         32 credits
HONORS PROFESSIONAL
                                                                             ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
ACCOUNTANCY PROGRAM BBA/MBA
                                                                             ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                4
Honors Professional Accountancy Program                                      ACCT220          Accounting Information Technology                        3
Bachelor of Business Administration                                          BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3
                                                                             BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3
Accounting Concentration
                                                                             FINC211          Corporate Finance                                        3
Master of Business Administration | 150 credits |                            LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3
HNACCT B/MBA                                                                 BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
                                                                                              Business Elective*                                       3
The Honors Professional Accountancy program provides students                MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3
with the eligibility to sit for five professional accounting certification   MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3
exams (CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE and CISA) along with special recog-
nition on the transcript. Students in this program also have the             Major                                                           77 credits
opportunity to earn both the BBA in Accounting Information                   ACCT213          Cost Accounting                                          3
Management and the MBA with a concentration in Accounting in a               ACCT301          Intermediate Accounting I                                4
five-year period. In addition, this program features selective admis-        ACCT302          Intermediate Accounting II                               4
sion with enrollment caps, dedicated faculty mentors assigned to             ACCT310          Accounting Fraud Examination                             3
each student, required experiential learning as part of the curricu-         ACCT315          Federal Taxation I                                       3
lum, and cohorts for all accounting coursework.                              ACCT316          Federal Taxation II                                      3
                                                                             ACCT320          Auditing and Assurance Services                          3
Preadmission Requirements:                                                   ACCT415          Advanced Accounting Topics                               3
  ■ Letter of application may be submitted but will not be consid-           ACCT420          Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting                 3
     ered until after completion of 30 credit hours with a 3.25 GPA          ACCT490          Accounting Internship                                    3
     overall and in major courses.                                           BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0
                                                                             HNRS301–306      Honors Accountancy Projects                              0
  ■ Completion of ACCT202 with a B+ or higher or the transfer of
                                                                             IAAS221          Security Foundations                                     3
     ACCT202 with a B+ or higher
                                                                             IAAS332          Authentication and Audits                                3
  ■ Two letters of reference.
                                                                             Graduate Level Courses                                         (39 credits)
  ■ Committee interview (committee will be comprised of the                  ACCT640          Managerial Accounting                                    3
     Associate Dean in charge of Accounting and Finance, the                 ACCT650          CPA Responsibilities and Ethics                          3
     Accounting Honors Program Director, and the Department                  ACCT750          Information Systems Auditing                             3
     Coordinator for Accounting and Finance at the respective site           ACCT760          Internal Controls and Legal Issues                       3
     of application.)                                                        BUSN650          Business Analysis                                        3
                                                                             ECON625          Managerial Economics                                     3
Continued Enrollment Requirements:
                                                                             FINC620          Financial Management                                     3
  ■ Maintenance of 3.0 GPA overall and in major courses.                     MGMT645          Organizational Development and Culture                   3
                                                                             MGMT755          Strategic Planning and Management or
  ■ A Statement of Purpose must be submitted prior to beginning
                                                                             MGMT780          Global Business Strategies                               3
     graduate-level coursework.
                                                                             MISG620          Accounting Information Systems                           3
Both degrees will be awarded with the completion of the                      MKTG610          Marketing Strategies                                     3
150 credit hour program.
                                                                             Capstone
Foundations of Excellence                                    39 credits      ACCT795          Accounting Research                                      3
COMM120         Presentation Techniques                               3      CAPS790          Capstone Internship or
ECON200         Microeconomics                                        3      CAPS799          Capstone Experience or
ECON201         Macroeconomics                                        3      SABR781          Study Abroad Experience                                  3
ENGL109         Composition                                           3
                                                                             Open Electives                                                    2 credits
ENGL110         Advanced Composition                                  3
ENGL311         Professional Writing                                  3      *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.

FRSM100         Career and Education Seminar or                              For 600-700 level course descriptions, please see the Course Descriptions
                (if exempt) Open Electives1                           3      section of the MBA Catalog or search for them on the University web site,
                                                                             www.davenport.edu.
MATH125         Intermediate Algebra                                  3
STAT220         Introduction to Statistics                            3
SOSC201         Diversity in Society                                  3
                Humanities Electives1                                 3
                Social Science Electives1                             3
ENVS125         Environmental Studies or
                Science/Mathematics Elective1                         3




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PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY                                                   ACCT495          Accounting Issues and Research                           4
                                                                           BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0
BBA/MBA
                                                                           MGMT420          Ethical Leadership and
Professional Accountancy                                                                    Corporate Social Responsibility                          3
Bachelor of Business Administration                                        Graduate Level Courses                                       (40 credits)
Accounting Concentration                                                   ACCT600–700      Accounting Electives                                     6
                                                                           ACCT600          Professional Accountancy Seminar                         1
Master of Business Administration | 150 credits |
                                                                           ACCT640          Managerial Accounting                                    3
PROACCB/MBA                                                                ACCT650          CPA Responsibilities and Ethics                          3
The Professional Accountancy program provides students with the            ACCT730          Taxation Corporations and Trust                          3
opportunity to earn both the BBA in Accounting Information                 BUSN650          Business Analysis                                        3
Management and the MBA with a concentration in Accounting in a             ECON625          Managerial Economics                                     3
five-year period. This degree combination meets the 150-hour edu-          FINC620          Financial Management                                     3
cational requirement of the Michigan and most State Boards of              MGMT645          Organizational Development and Culture                   3
Accountancy for students pursuing CPA licensure.                           MGMT755          Strategic Planning and Management or
                                                                           MGMT780          Global Business Strategies                               3
Both degrees will be awarded with the completion of the                    MISG620          Accounting Information Systems                           3
150 credit hour program.                                                   MKTG610          Marketing Strategies                                     3
Foundations of Excellence                                    39 credits
                                                                           Capstone
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                             3
                                                                           CAPS790          Capstone Internship or
ECON200          Microeconomics                                      3
                                                                           CAPS799          Capstone Experience or
ECON201          Macroeconomics                                      3
                                                                           SABR781          Study Abroad Experience                                  3
ENGL109          Composition                                         3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                3     Open Electives                                                 3 credits
ENGL311          Professional Writing                                3     *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or                           For 600-700 level course descriptions and ACCT600-700 Accounting Elec-
                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                         3     tives, please see the Course Descriptions section of the MBA Catalog or
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                3     search for them on the University web site, www.davenport.edu.
STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                          3
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                3
                 Humanities Electives1                               3
                                                                           STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE
                 Social Science Electives1                           3
                                                                           MANAGEMENT BBA/MBA
ENVS125          Environmental Studies or                                  Strategic Human Resource
                 Science/Mathematics Elective1                       3     Bachelor of Business Administration
Foundations of Business                                      32 credits    Strategic Human Resource Concentration
ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                            4
                                                                           Master of Business Administration | 150 credits |
ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                           4
ACCT220          Accounting Information Technology                   3     STRHUM B/MBA
BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets            3     This program provides students with the opportunity to earn a
BUSN120          Introduction to Business or                               Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource
                 Business Elective*                                  3     Management combined with a Master of Business Administration
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                 3     with a concentration in Strategic Human Resource Management.
FINC211          Corporate Finance                                   3
                                                                           By combining the two degrees, students benefit from the depth and
LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                            3
                                                                           breadth of the coordinated course offerings. While the bachelor’s
MGMT211          Management Foundations                              3
                                                                           degree focuses on the fundamentals of human resource manage-
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                               3
                                                                           ment with emphasis on skill-building and real-world application, the
Major                                                        76 credits    master’s degree concentrates on the strategic role of human
ACCT213          Cost Accounting                                     3     resource management. A cross-functional strategic approach com-
ACCT301          Intermediate Accounting I                           4     bined with application-based problem solving provides learning
ACCT302          Intermediate Accounting II                          4     depth in the disciplines of compensation and international human
ACCT315          Federal Taxation I                                  3     resource management as well as organizational development.
ACCT318          Payroll and State Tax                               3
                                                                           Both degrees will be awarded with the completion of the
ACCT320          Auditing and Assurance Services                     3
                                                                           150 credit hour program.
ACCT350          Accounting Information Systems                      3
ACCT415          Advanced Accounting Topics                          3
ACCT420          Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting            3




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Foundations of Excellence                                  39 credits       Capstone
COMM120        Presentation Techniques                              3       CAPS790          Capstone Internship or
ECON200        Microeconomics                                       3       CAPS799          Capstone Experience or
ECON201        Macroeconomics                                       3       SABR781          Study Abroad Experience                                  3
ENGL109        Composition                                          3
                                                                            Open Electives                                                    6 credits
ENGL110        Advanced Composition                                 3
                                                                            *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
ENGL311        Professional Writing                                 3
FRSM100        Career and Education Seminar or                              **Successful completion of the Human Resource Management Internship is
                                                                            required as part of the degree and cannot be waived.
               (if exempt) Open Electives1                          3
MATH125        Intermediate Algebra                                 3       For 600-700 level course descriptions, please see the Course Descriptions
                                                                            section of the MBA Catalog or search for them on the University web site,
STAT220        Introduction to Statistics                           3
                                                                            www.davenport.edu.
SOSC201        Diversity in Society                                 3
               Humanities Electives1                                3
               Social Science Electives1                            3       STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT BBA/MBA
ENVS125        Environmental Studies or
                                                                            Strategic Management
               Science/Mathematics Elective1                        3
                                                                            Bachelor of Business Administration
Foundations of Business                                    32 credits
ACCT201        Accounting Foundations I                             4       Strategic Management Concentration
ACCT202        Accounting Foundations II                            4       Master of Business Administration | 150 credits |
BITS211        Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets             3
                                                                            STRMGTB/MBA
BUSN120        Introduction to Business or
               Business Elective*                                   3       This program provides students with the opportunity to earn a
BUSN210        Professional Ethics                                  3       Bachelor of Business Administration in Management combined
CISP112        Applied Information Technology                       3       with a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in
FINC211        Corporate Finance                                    3       Strategic Management.
LEGL210        Business Law Foundations                             3
                                                                            The BBA/MBA program in Strategic Management is designed to
MGMT211        Management Foundations                               3
                                                                            give individuals the skills necessary to advance in their field. By
MKTG211        Marketing Foundations                                3
                                                                            combining the two degrees, students benefit from the depth and
Major                                                      73 credits       breadth of the coordinated course offerings. While the bachelor’s
BUSN225        International Business                               3       degree focuses on business fundamentals and specific manage-
BUSN488T       BBA Major Field Test                                 0       ment disciplines in a learning environment that balances textbook
GPMT350        Principles of Project Management                     3       theory with real-world management application, the master’s
HRMG213        Human Resource Management                            3       degree focuses on strategic decision-making skills essential to
HRMG313        Staffing Organizations                               3       corporate success in both the private and public sectors.
HRMG314        Managing Change in Organizations                     3
                                                                            Both degrees will be awarded with the completion of the
HRMG350        Training for Organizations                           3
                                                                            150 credit hour program.
HRMG431        Negotiation and Dispute Resolution                   3
HRMG433        Compensation Administration                          3       Foundations of Excellence                                       39 credits
HRMG453        Strategic Human Resources                            4       COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3
HRMG490**      Human Resource Management Internship                 3       ECON200          Microeconomics                                           3
HRMG499        Certified Professional Human Resource                        ECON201          Macroeconomics                                           3
               Management Preparation                               3       ENGL109          Composition                                              3
LEGL401        Employment and Labor Law                             3       ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3
MGMT321        Organizational Behavior                              3       ENGL311          Professional Writing                                     3
MGMT420        Ethical Leadership and                                       FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
               Corporate Social Responsibility                      3                        (if exempt) Open Electives1                              3
Graduate Level Courses                                    (30 credits)      MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3
BUSN650        Business Analysis                                    3       STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                               3
ECON625        Managerial Economics                                 3       SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3
HRMG715        International Human Resources                        3                        Humanities Electives1                                    3
HRMG725        Finance of Compensation and Benefits                 3                        Social Science Electives1                                3
HRMG730        Public Policy and Administrative Law                 3       ENVS125          Environmental Studies or
HRMG750        Organizational Training and Development              3                        Science/Mathematics Elective1                            3
HRMG770        Advanced Problem Solving in Human                            Foundations of Business                                         32 credits
               Resource Management                                  3       ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
MGMT725        Effective Leadership                                 3       ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                4
MGMT755        Strategic Planning and Management                    3       BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3




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BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
                                                                                ACCOUNTING FRAUD INVESTIGATION
                 Business Elective*                                       3
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3     Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits | ACC FRD BBA
CISP112          Applied Information Technology                           3     This program combines the development of technical skills in
FINC211          Corporate Finance                                        3     accounting, computer security, and legal investigation that are
LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3     needed in fraud examination. Students specifically learn account-
MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3     ing principles, information systems, and auditing practices required
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3     in establishing internal controls for fraud prevention. In addition,
Major                                                            76 credits     this learning is coupled with the knowledge of network security
BUSN225          International Business                                   3     that develops technological abilities in fraud detection. Interlacing
BUSN303          Business Research                                        3     the coursework in auditing and security is learning regarding the
BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0     principles, methods, and techniques used in conducting criminal
BUSN495          Business Planning Capstone                               4     investigations which brings the fraud examination full circle. This
FINC223          Entrepreneurial Finance or                                     program also prepares students with the soft skills of communica-
FINC235          Financial Analysis for Business Managers or                    tions, teamwork and leadership needed by the fraud examiner pro-
FINC320          International Finance                                    3     fessional.
HRMG213          Human Resource Management                                3     Foundations of Excellence                                 39 credits
GPMT350          Principles of Project Management or                            COMM120        Presentation Techniques                            3
HRMG431          Negotiation and Dispute Resolution                       3     ECON200        Microeconomics                                     3
MGMT321          Organizational Behavior                                  3     ECON201        Macroeconomics                                     3
MGMT330          International Management or                                    ENGL109        Composition                                        3
MGMT357          Operations Management                                    3     ENGL110        Advanced Composition                               3
MGMT375          Leadership Theory and Discovery                          3     ENGL311        Professional Writing                               3
MGMT399          Certified Manager Preparation                            3     FRSM100        Career and Education Seminar or
MGMT440          Strategic Management                                     3                    (if exempt) Open Electives1                        3
MGMT490          Management Internship** or                                     MATH125        Intermediate Algebra                               3
SABR381          Study Abroad Experience**                                3     STAT220        Introduction to Statistics                         3
Graduate Level Courses                                         (39 credits)     SOSC201        Diversity in Society                               3
ACCT640          Managerial Accounting                                    3                    Humanities Electives1                              3
BUSN650          Business Analysis                                        3                    Social Science Electives1                          3
ECON625          Managerial Economics                                     3     ENVS125        Environmental Studies or
FINC620          Financial Management                                     3                    Science/Mathematics Elective1                      3
HRMG700          Managing Human Resources                                 3     Foundations of Business                                   32 credits
MGMT645          Organizational Development and Culture                   3     ACCT201        Accounting Foundations I                           4
MGMT725          Effective Leadership                                     3     ACCT202        Accounting Foundations II                          4
MGMT735          Managing Projects                                        3     ACCT220        Accounting Information Technology                  3
MGMT745          Operations and Quality Management                        3     BITS211        Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets           3
MGMT755          Strategic Planning and Management                        3     BUSN120        Introduction to Business or
MGMT780          Global Business Strategies                               3                    Business Elective*                                 3
MKTG610          Marketing Strategies                                     3     BUSN210        Professional Ethics                                3
Capstone                                                                        FINC211        Corporate Finance                                  3
CAPS790          Capstone Internship or                                         LEGL210        Business Law Foundations                           3
CAPS799          Capstone Experience or                                         MGMT211        Management Foundations                             3
SABR781          Study Abroad Experience                                  3     MKTG211        Marketing Foundations                              3

Open Electives                                                    3 credits     Major                                                     48 credits
                                                                                ACCT213        Cost Accounting                                    3
*The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
                                                                                ACCT301        Intermediate Accounting I                          4
**Study Abroad or Internship requirement: Student may elect either a Uni-
                                                                                ACCT302        Intermediate Accounting II                         4
versity-approved study abroad opportunity or an internship assignment with
a site-approved organization that does business globally. In electing the in-   ACCT310        Accounting Fraud Examination                       3
ternship option the student agrees to adhere to all the Internship Guidelines   ACCT315        Federal Taxation I                                 3
and processes required by Davenport University. Successful completion of        ACCT320        Auditing and Assurance Services                    3
either the Study Abroad Experience or the Management Internship is re-          ACCT350        Accounting Information Systems                     3
quired as part of the degree and cannot be waived.
                                                                                ACCT401        Internal Auditing I                                3
For 600-700 level course descriptions, please see the Course Descriptions       ACCT402        Internal Auditing II                               3
section of the MBA Catalog or search for them on the University web site,
                                                                                ACCT421        EDP Computer Auditing                              3
www.davenport.edu.
                                                                                ACCT495        Accounting Issues and Research                     4
                                                                                BUSN488T       BBA Major Field Test                               0




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IAAS221          Security Foundations                                     3      Major                                                           42 credits
IAAS332          Authentication and Audits                                3      ACCT213          Cost Accounting                                          3
LEGL211          Criminal Law                                             3      ACCT301          Intermediate Accounting I                                4
PSMG250          Investigative Techniques and Procedures                  3      ACCT302          Intermediate Accounting II                               4
                                                                                 ACCT315          Federal Taxation I                                       3
Open Electives                                                 1 credits
                                                                                 ACCT318          Payroll and State Tax                                    3
*The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
                                                                                 ACCT320          Auditing and Assurance Services                          3
                                                                                 ACCT350          Accounting Information Systems                           3
ACCOUNTING INFORMATION                                                           ACCT420          Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting                 3
MANAGEMENT                                                                       ACCT495          Accounting Issues and Research                           4
                                                                                 BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0
Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits | ACCT BBA
                                                                                 Choose 12 credit hours of Accounting electives from list below or
The Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting degree from                 choose a specialty:
Davenport combines the development of expertise and technical
skills with the communications, teamwork, and leadership skills                  Accounting Electives: [AI]                                     (12 credits)

expected of today’s accounting business management profession-                   ACCT310          Accounting Fraud Examination                             3

al. Students learn to develop and maintain accounting records,                   ACCT316          Federal Taxation II                                      3

prepare financial statements, and begin to use accounting infor-                 ACCT401          Internal Auditing I                                      3

mation as a decision-making tool. Intermediate and advanced                      ACCT402          Internal Auditing II                                     3

courses focus on an in-depth, topical study of accounting                        ACCT415          Advanced Accounting Topics                               3

processes and reporting, including Generally Accepted Accounting                 ACCT421          EDP Computer Auditing                                    3

Principles (GAAP), International Accounting Standards (IAS), and                 ACCT461          CMA Prep Financial Planning/Performance Control          3

financial statement presentation and analyses. Cost accounting,                  ACCT462          CMA Prep Financial Decision Making                       3

budgeting, and individual and corporate tax courses enhance the                  ACCT490          Accounting Internship                                    3

student’s professional knowledge, analytical skills, and problem-                FINC212          Advanced Corporate Finance                               3

solving abilities. Interlacing accounting coursework at all levels is            Internal Auditing Specialty [AIIA]                             (12 credits)
the understanding and use of accounting information systems                      ACCT401          Internal Auditing I                                      3
technology.                                                                      ACCT402          Internal Auditing II                                     3

Foundations of Excellence                                     39 credits         ACCT421          EDP Computer Auditing                                    3

COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3      ACCT461          CMA Prep Financial Planning/Performance Control          3

ECON200          Microeconomics                                           3      Management Accounting Specialty [AIMA]                         (12 credits)
ECON201          Macroeconomics                                           3
                                                                                 Choose 12 credits from the following:
ENGL109          Composition                                              3
                                                                                 ACCT415          Advanced Accounting Topics                               3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3
                                                                                 ACCT421          EDP Computer Auditing                                    3
ENGL311          Professional Writing                                     3
                                                                                 ACCT461          CMA Prep Financial Planning/Performance Control          3
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
                                                                                 ACCT462          CMA Prep Financial Decision Making                       3
                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                              3
                                                                                 FINC212          Advanced Corporate Finance                               3
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3
STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                               3      Open Electives                                                    7 credits
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3      *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
                 Humanities Electives1                                    3
                 Social Science Electives1                                3
ENVS125          Environmental Studies or                                        FINANCE
                 Science/Mathematics Elective1                            3      Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits |
Foundations of Business                                       32 credits         FINANCE BBA
ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
                                                                                 The Finance BBA is designed to prepare students for professional
ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                4
                                                                                 positions in industry and in financial planning. Students completing
ACCT220          Accounting Information Technology                        3
                                                                                 this degree should be able to analyze, formulate, evaluate, and
BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3
                                                                                 select appropriate ethical recommendations for finance-related
BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
                                                                                 problems. The analysis of market trends and conditions and rela-
                 Business Elective*                                       3
                                                                                 tionship to individual job situations will also be emphasized. In
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3
                                                                                 addition, this finance program also provides the foundation for an
FINC211          Corporate Finance                                        3
                                                                                 MBA degree program.
LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3
MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3      Foundations of Excellence                                       39 credits
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3      COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3
                                                                                 ECON200          Microeconomics                                           3




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ECON201          Macroeconomics                                           3
                                                                              GENERAL BUSINESS
ENGL109          Composition                                              3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3   Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits |
ENGL311          Professional Writing                                     3   GEN BUS BBA
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
                                                                              The General Business degree prepares students to enter either the
                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                              3
                                                                              business or government sectors as general managers. Presented
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3
                                                                              with learning opportunities ranging from lecture and textbook
STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                               3
                                                                              study to case analysis and business simulations, students are
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3
                                                                              grounded in the fundamentals of business, with emphasis on criti-
                 Humanities Electives1                                    3
                                                                              cal thinking and problem solving. The substantial number of elec-
                 Social Science Electives1                                3
                                                                              tive courses allows students to tailor this degree program to
ENVS125          Environmental Studies or
                                                                              individual career objectives.
                 Science/Mathematics Elective1                            3
                                                                              Foundations of Excellence                                    39 credits
Foundations of Business                                         32 credits
                                                                              COMM120        Presentation Techniques                               3
ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
                                                                              ECON200        Microeconomics                                        3
ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                4
                                                                              ECON201        Macroeconomics                                        3
BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3
                                                                              ENGL109        Composition                                           3
BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
                                                                              ENGL110        Advanced Composition                                  3
                 Business Elective*                                       3
                                                                              ENGL311        Professional Writing                                  3
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3
                                                                              FRSM100        Career and Education Seminar or
CISP112          Applied Information Technology                           3
                                                                                             (if exempt) Open Electives1                           3
FINC211          Corporate Finance                                        3
                                                                              MATH125        Intermediate Algebra                                  3
LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3
                                                                              STAT220        Introduction to Statistics                            3
MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3
                                                                              SOSC201        Diversity in Society                                  3
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3
                                                                                             Humanities Electives1                                 3
Major                                                        40-46 credits                   Social Science Electives1                             3
ACCT301          Intermediate Accounting I                                4   ENVS125        Environmental Studies or
ACCT315          Federal Taxation I                                       3                  Science/Mathematics Elective1                         3
BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0
                                                                              Foundations of Business                                      32 credits
FINC212          Advanced Corporate Finance                               3
                                                                              ACCT201        Accounting Foundations I                              4
FINC215          Investment Planning                                      3
                                                                              ACCT202        Accounting Foundations II                             4
FINC220          Money and Banking                                        3
                                                                              BITS211        Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets              3
FINC221          Financial Analysis                                       3
                                                                              BUSN120        Introduction to Business or
FINC320          International Finance                                    3
                                                                                             Business Elective                                     3
FINC402          Portfolio Management                                     3
                                                                              BUSN210        Professional Ethics                                   3
FINC403          Health Care Finance                                      3
                                                                              CISP112        Applied Information Technology                        3
FINC490          Finance Internship or
                                                                              FINC211        Corporate Finance                                     3
FINC495          Financial Plan Development                               3
                                                                              LEGL210        Business Law Foundations                              3
Choose the Financial Planning Specialty or 3 of the                           MGMT211        Management Foundations                                3
following electives: [FN]                         (9-10 credits)              MKTG211        Marketing Foundations                                 3
ACCT302          Intermediate Accounting II                               4
                                                                              Major                                                     37-43 credits
FINC222          Behavioral Finance                                       3
                                                                              BUSN303        Business Research                                     3
FINC230          Financial Planning and Insurance                         3
                                                                              BUSN488T       BBA Major Field Test                                  0
FINC301          Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits                3
                                                                              BUSN495        Business Planning Capstone                            4
FINC310          Real Estate Finance                                      3
                                                                              FINC223        Entrepreneurial Finance or
FINC401          Estate Planning                                          3
                                                                              FINC235        Financial Analysis for Business Managers              3
Financial Planning Specialty [FFP]                            (15 credits)    GPMT350        Principles of Project Management                      3
ACCT316          Federal Taxation II                                      3   HRMG213        Human Resource Management                             3
FINC222          Behavioral Finance                                       3   MGMT375        Leadership Theory and Discovery                       3
FINC230          Financial Planning and Insurance                         3
                                                                              OPTION 1** Applied Studies - Completed Associate Degree on
FINC301          Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits                3
                                                                              File (OPT1)                                     (24 credits)
FINC401          Estate Planning                                          3
                                                                              Specialty courses comprising the major area of the associate’s
Open Electives                                                 3–9 credits
                                                                              degree.
*The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
                                                                              This option is specifically designed for those who have already
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gram is its recognition of the expertise evidenced by the earned                 MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3
associate’s degree. The associate’s degree must include at least                 STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                               3
18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) in a suitable major area of                 SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3
student that is not business, health, technology, general studies or                              Humanities Electives1                                    3
liberal arts.                                                                                     Social Science Electives1                                3
                                                                                 ENVS125          Environmental Studies or
OPTION 2** General Studies (OPT2)                           (18 credits)
                                                                                                  Science/Mathematics Elective1                            3
Choose 18 credits from the following courses:
                                                                                 Foundations of Business                                         32 credits
BUSN225          International Business                                  3
                                                                                 ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
BUSN265          Entrepreneurship                                        3
                                                                                 ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                4
BUSN311          Business Planning for Entrepreneurs                     3
                                                                                 BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3
HRMG313          Staffing Organizations                                  3
                                                                                 BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
HRMG314          Managing Change in Organizations                        3
                                                                                                  Business Elective*                                       3
HRMG431          Negotiation and Dispute Resolution                      3
                                                                                 BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3
LEGL401          Employment and Labor Law                                3
                                                                                 CISP112          Applied Information Technology                           3
MGMT312          Creativity and Innovation                               3
                                                                                 FINC211          Corporate Finance                                        3
MGMT321          Organizational Behavior                                 3
                                                                                 LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3
MGMT357          Operations Management                                   3
                                                                                 MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3
MGMT370          Sustainability Principles and Theories                  3
                                                                                 MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3
MGMT399          Certified Manager Preparation                           3
MGMT440          Strategic Management                                    3       Major                                                           40 credits
MGMT412          Quality Management                                      3       BUSN225          International Business                                   3
MGMT413          Sustainable Supply Chain Management                     3       BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0
MGMT420          Ethical Leadership & Corp. Social Responsibility        3       GPMT350          Principles of Project Management                         3
MGMT450          Sustainable Global Design/Strategy                      3       HRMG213          Human Resource Management                                3
MGMT490          Management Internship                                   3       HRMG313          Staffing Organizations                                   3
MKTG320          Marketing of Services                                   3       HRMG314          Managing Change in Organizations                         3
MKTG404          Business-to-Business Marketing                          3       HRMG330          International Human Resource Management or
MKTG430          New Product Development and Innovation                  3       HRMG490          Human Resource Management Internship                     3
SABR381          Study Abroad Experience                                 3       HRMG350          Training for Organizations                               3
                                                                                 HRMG431          Negotiation and Dispute Resolution                       3
Open Electives                                               6-12 credits
                                                                                 HRMG433          Compensation Administration                              3
**Students must take a minimum of 30 semester hours at Davenport to fulfill      HRMG453          Strategic Human Resources                                4
residency requirements. This includes at least 15 semester hours of their
                                                                                 LEGL401          Employment and Labor Law                                 3
Foundations of Business requirements and the BUSN495 Business Planning
Capstone course at Davenport.                                                    MGMT321          Organizational Behavior                                  3
                                                                                 MGMT375          Leadership Theory and Discovery                          3
This degree program may not be used as part of a double major.
                                                                                 Open Electives                                                    9 credits
                                                                                 *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits |
HRMG BBA
                                                                                 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
                                                                                 Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits |
Students gain skills in human resource management fundamentals
through broad exposure to various human resource topics in a                     INT BUS BBA
learning environment that balances textbook theory with real-world               The International Business curriculum prepares students to meet
management application. Through varied learning methodologies,                   the challenges of the global workplace. Varied learning methodolo-
students are exposed to a range of human resource career oppor-                  gies focus on enhancing business fundamentals with the skills to
tunities with emphasis on the strategic role of human resources in               manage cultural, social, and linguistic diversity. Successful stu-
today’s business world.                                                          dents will acquire the comprehensive perspective, critical thinking,
Foundations of Excellence                                        39 credits      and problem solving expertise essential for international business
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                 3       operations.
ECON200          Microeconomics                                          3       Foundations of Excellence                                       39 credits
ECON201          Macroeconomics                                          3       COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3
ENGL109          Composition                                             3       ECON200          Microeconomics                                           3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                    3       ECON201          Macroeconomics                                           3
ENGL311          Professional Writing                                    3       ENGL109          Composition                                              3
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or                                 ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3
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ENGL311          Professional Writing                                     3
                                                                                MANAGEMENT
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                              3     Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits | MGMT BBA
HUMN310-315 Global Culture or Humanities Elective1                        3     Management students gain skills in business fundamentals and
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3     specific management disciplines in a learning environment that
STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                               3     balances textbook theory with real-world management application.
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3     Through varied learning methodologies, students are exposed to a
SOSC241          World Regional Geography or                                    wide range of management opportunities with emphasis on critical
                 Social Science Elective1                                 3     thinking and problem solving. Graduates earn a Bachelor of
ENVS125          Environmental Studies or                                       Business Administration degree with a major in Management and
                 Science/Mathematics Elective1                            3     an elective specialty in Entrepreneurship, Financial Management,
Foundations of Business                                         32 credits      Global Project Management, Leadership Effectiveness, Risk
ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4     Management and Insurance or Sustainable Business Development.
ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                4     Foundations of Excellence                                    39 credits
BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3     COMM120        Presentation Techniques                               3
BUSN120          Introduction to Business or                                    ECON200        Microeconomics                                        3
                 Business Elective*                                       3     ECON201        Macroeconomics                                        3
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3     ENGL109        Composition                                           3
CISP112          Applied Information Technology                           3     ENGL110        Advanced Composition                                  3
FINC211          Corporate Finance                                        3     ENGL311        Professional Writing                                  3
LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3     FRSM100        Career and Education Seminar or
MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3                    (if exempt) Open Electives1                           3
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3     MATH125        Intermediate Algebra                                  3
Major                                                           43 credits      STAT220        Introduction to Statistics                            3
                 Foreign Language+                                        6     SOSC201        Diversity in Society                                  3
BUSN225          International Business                                   3                    Humanities Electives1                                 3
BUSN303          Business Research                                        3                    Social Science Electives1                             3
BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0     ENVS125        Environmental Studies or
BUSN495          Business Planning Capstone                               4                    Science/Mathematics Elective1                         3
FINC235          Financial Analysis for Business Managers                 3     Foundations of Business                                      32 credits
FINC320          International Finance                                    3     ACCT201        Accounting Foundations I                              4
GPMT350          Principles of Project Management                         3     ACCT202        Accounting Foundations II                             4
HRMG213          Human Resource Management                                3     BITS211        Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets              3
LEGL320          International Business Law                               3     BUSN120        Introduction to Business or
MGMT330          International Management                                 3                    Business Elective*                                    3
MGMT440          Strategic Management                                     3     BUSN210        Professional Ethics                                   3
MKTG421          International Marketing                                  3     CISP112        Applied Information Technology                        3
SABR381**        Student Abroad Experience or                                   FINC211        Corporate Finance                                     3
MGMT490**        Management Internship                                    3     LEGL210        Business Law Foundations                              3
Open Electives                                                    6 credits     MGMT211        Management Foundations                                3
                                                                                MKTG211        Marketing Foundations                                 3
*The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
**Study Abroad or Internship requirement: Successful completion of              Major                                                     40-43 credits
the Study Abroad Experience (SABR 381) is required as part of the degree.       BUSN225        International Business                                3
In extraordinary circumstances when a study abroad program requirement          BUSN303        Business Research                                     3
cannot be met, a student may petition to receive approval for an appropriate    BUSN488T       BBA Major Field Test                                  0
internship. The internship must be at a site-approved organization that
                                                                                BUSN495        Business Planning Capstone                            4
does business globally and the intern must work within a significant inter-
national function in the organization. A petition for an internship substitu-   FINC223        Entrepreneurial Finance** or
tion should be submitted to the appropriate associate dean or Dean of the       FINC235        Financial Analysis for Business Managers or
D.W. Maine College of Business. Davenport University internship guide-          FINC320        International Finance                                 3
lines will apply. The granting of such petitions is rare as the study abroad
                                                                                GPMT350        Principles of Project Management                      3
experience is deemed integral to preparing for a career in international
business.                                                                       HRMG213        Human Resource Management                             3
                                                                                MGMT321        Organizational Behavior                               3
+Non-native speakers of English (individuals whose language of birth is
other than English) and native English speakers who have a basic compe-         MGMT357        Operations Management                                 3
tency (two semesters) in a second language should discuss possible foreign      MGMT440        Strategic Management                                  3
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Plus 4 (four) upper level Management electives from course                    MGMT413          Sustainable Supply Chain Management                         3
options listed below or choose a Specialty:                                   MGMT420          Ethical Leadership and Corporate
                                                                                               Social Responsibility                                       3
Management Electives may include any upper level MGMT
                                                                              MGMT450          Sustainable Global Business Design
courses and/or any of the following:
                                                                                               and Strategy                                                3
BUSN311         Business Planning for Entrepreneurs
HRMG314         Managing Change in Organizations                              Open Electives                                                     6-9 credits
HRMG431         Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
                                                                              Recommended Open Electives for Risk Management and Insurance
MKTG320         Marketing of Services
                                                                              Specialty (select 2)                                                 6 credits
MKTG345         Pricing Concepts and Methods
                                                                              RMGI410          Insurance Proposals and Negotiation                         3
MKTG404         Business to Business Marketing
                                                                              RMGI490          Risk Management and Insurance Internship+                   3
MKTG430         New Product Development and Innovation
                                                                              MKTG212          Professional Selling                                        3
SABR381         Study Abroad Experience
                                                                              MKTG320          Marketing of Services                                       3
Entrepreneurship Specialty [MENT]                           (15 credits)      +Internship required for DU employment guarantee
BUSN265         Entrepreneurship                                      3
                                                                              *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
BUSN311         Business Planning for Entrepreneurs or
                                                                              **FINC223 is recommended when choosing the Entrepreneurship Specialty
MKTG430         New Product Development and Innovation                3
MGMT312         Creativity and Innovation                             3
MKTG320         Marketing of Services or                                      MARKETING
MKTG345         Pricing Concepts and Methods                          3
MKTG322         Internet Marketing                                    3
                                                                              Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits |
                                                                              MKTG BBA
Financial Management Specialty [MGFN]                       (15 credits)
ACCT213         Cost Accounting                                       3       Marketing students gain skills in business fundamentals and spe-
FINC212         Advanced Corporate Finance                            3       cific marketing disciplines in a learning environment that balances
FINC220         Money and Banking                                     3       textbook theory with real-world marketing application. Students
                                                                              become familiar with the marketing functions and processes that
Choose one area of emphasis (6 credits):
                                                                              deliver customer value, enhance customer relationships and bene-
Emphasis in Financial Analysis:                                               fit organizations and their stakeholders. Varied learning methodolo-
FINC221         Financial Analysis and                                3       gies that emphasize critical thinking, problem solving and ethical
FINC320         International Finance                                 3       decision-making prepare students for the marketing challenges of
or                                                                            today’s global environment. Graduates earn a Bachelor of
Emphasis in Investments:                                                      Business Administration degree with a major in Marketing and an
FINC215         Investment Planning and                               3       elective Specialty in Business-to-Business, Advertising and
FINC402         Portfolio Management                                  3       Promotion, or Sport Marketing.

Global Project Management Specialty [CTGT]                  (12 credits)      Foundations of Excellence                                          39 credits
GPMT385         Managing Project Schedules                            3       COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                     3
GPMT400         Financial Management of Projects                      3       ECON200          Microeconomics                                              3
GPMT410         Global Sourcing for Projects                          3       ECON201          Macroeconomics                                              3
GPMT445         Risk Management of Projects or                                ENGL109          Composition                                                 3
GPMT490         Project Management Internship (3-6 cr) or                     ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                        3
GPMT499         Certified Project Management                                  ENGL311          Professional Writing                                        3
                Professional Preparation                              3       FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
                                                                                               (if exempt) Open Electives1                                 3
Leadership Effectiveness Specialty [MGLE]                   (12 credits)
                                                                              MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                        3
HRMG314         Managing Change in Organizations                      3
                                                                              STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                                  3
MGMT375         Leadership Theory and Discovery                       3
                                                                              SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                        3
MGMT420         Ethical Leadership and Corporate
                                                                                               Humanities Electives1                                       3
                Social Responsibility                                 3
                                                                                               Social Science Electives1                                   3
MGMT435         Leadership Challenges Seminar                         3
                                                                              ENVS125          Environmental Studies or
Risk Management and Insurance Specialty [RMGI]              (15 credits)                       Science/Mathematics Elective1                               3
RMGI221         Principles of Risk Management & Insurance             3
                                                                              Foundations of Business                                            32 credits
RMGI322         Personal Insurance                                    3
                                                                              ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                    4
RMGI323         Commercial Insurance                                  3
                                                                              ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                   4
RMGI420         Insurance Company Operations and Regulations          3
                                                                              BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                    3
RMGI454         Risk Management                                       3
                                                                              BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
See Recommended Electives for this Specialty below                                             Business Elective*                                          3
Sustainable Business Development [SBDV]                     (15 credits)      BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                         3
MGMT330         International Management                              3       CISP112          Applied Information Technology                              3
MGMT370         Sustainability Principles and Theories                3       FINC211          Corporate Finance                                           3

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LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3     attorneys may accept cases, give legal advice, represent clients in
MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3     court, or provide other direct legal services to clients. The courses
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3     of the Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies provide
Major                                                         40-43 credits
                                                                                valuable preparation for careers in law offices, government agen-
BUSN225          International Business                                   3
                                                                                cies, or other law-related settings.
BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0     Foundations of Excellence                                      39 credits
GPMT350          Principles of Project Management                         3     COMM120          Presentation Techniques                               3
MKTG212          Professional Selling                                     3     ECON200          Microeconomics                                        3
MKTG213          Advertising Foundations                                  3     ECON201          Macroeconomics                                        3
MKTG310          Consumer Behavior                                        3     ENGL109          Composition                                           3
MKTG412          Marketing Research                                       3     ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                  3
MKTG421          International Marketing                                  3     ENGL311          Professional Writing                                  3
MKTG430          New Product Development and Innovation                   3     MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                  3
MKTG441          Strategic Marketing                                      4     STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                            3
                                                                                FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
Plus 4 (four) Marketing electives [MKTG] or choose one of the
                                                                                                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                           3
following specialties:
                                                                                SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                  3
Advertising and Promotion Specialty [MKAP]                      (12 credits)                     Humanities Electives1                                 3
MKTG214          Public Relations Foundations                             3                      Social Science Electives1                             3
MKTG306          Creative Strategies                                      3     ENVS125          Environmental Studies or
MKTG314          Media Planning                                           3                      Science/Mathematics Elective1                         3
MKTG322          Internet Marketing or
                                                                                Foundations of Business                                        22 credits
MKTG490          Marketing Internship                                     3
                                                                                ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                              4
Business-to-Business Specialty [MKBB]                           (12 credits)    BITS214          Microcomputer Applications: Word Processing           3
MKTG305          Sales Management                                         3     BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets              3
MKTG311          Channel Strategy or                                            CISP112          Applied Information Technology                        3
MKTG345          Pricing Concepts and Methods                             3     LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                              3
MKTG322          Internet Marketing or                                          MGMT211          Management Foundations                                3
MKTG490          Marketing Internship                                     3     BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                   3
MKTG404          Business-to-Business Marketing                           3
                                                                                Major                                                       40-42 credits
Sport Marketing Specialty ** [MKSP]                          (12–15 credits)    LEGL101          Introduction to Paralegal Studies                     3
MGMT214          Sport Management Foundations                             3     LEGL213          Torts                                                 3
MGMT223          Sports in Society or                                           LEGL215          Litigation                                            3
MGMT490S         Sport Management Internship                            3-6     LEGL216          Legal Research                                        3
MKTG215          Sport Marketing                                          3     LEGL218          Legal Writing                                         3
MKTG350          Sport Advertising and Promotion                          3     LEGL220          Computers for Paralegals                              3
Open Electives                                                  6–9 credits     LEGL285          Community Based Legal Studies                       1-3
                                                                                LEGL301          Business Organizations                                3
*The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
                                                                                LEGL415          Advanced Litigation                                   3
**It is strongly recommended that students choosing the Sport Marketing
                                                                                LEGL490          Paralegal BS Internship                               3
Specialty take MGMT490S Sport Management Internship as open elective
credit.                                                                         Choose 12 credits from the following:
                                                                                LEGL204          Family Law                                            3
PARALEGAL STUDIES                                                               LEGL211          Criminal Law                                          3
                                                                                LEGL300          Evidence and Criminal Procedures                      3
Bachelor of Science | 120 credits | PARALGL BS                                  LEGL303          Bankruptcy Law                                        3
The American Bar Association (ABA) approved Bachelor of                         LEGL305          Real Estate Law                                       3
Science degree in Paralegal Studies builds upon the foundation                  LEGL308          Estate Planning and Probate Law                       3
developed in the Associate of Science degree program and pro-                   LEGL384          Comparative Legal Analysis/Study Abroad               3
vides the opportunity for further study in the areas of litigation,             LEGL385          Legal Studies Special Topics                          3
computer applications, and legal specialties. The degree will pre-              LEGL386          Study Abroad: Special Legal Topics                    3
pare students to successfully perform the duties required of a                  LEGL401          Employment and Labor Law                              3
paralegal through studies that focus on effective communication                 LEGL496          Paralegal Certificate Review                          3
skills, critical thinking, litigation procedures, computer applications         Open Electives                                              17-19 credits
for law offices, ethics and various legal specialties. Although the
paralegal plays a key role in providing legal services to clients, only




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                                                                           Foundations of Business                                           32 credits
PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY
                                                                           ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                   4
MANAGEMENT
                                                                           ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                  4
Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits |                        BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                   3
PSMG BBA                                                                   BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
                                                                                            Business Elective*                                         3
This program is specifically designed for students who have
                                                                           BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                        3
attained an applied associate’s degree in the area of public safety
                                                                           CISP112          Applied Information Technology                             3
or security administration. With the major courses of the associ-
                                                                           FINC211          Corporate Finance                                          3
ate’s degree serving as the application-based area of expertise in
                                                                           LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                   3
such disciplines as criminal justice, corrections or private security,
                                                                           MGMT211          Management Foundations                                     3
students enrolled in the BBA in Public Safety and Security
                                                                           MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                      3
Management gain skills in business fundamentals combined with
specific areas of management study unique to the field of safety           Major                                                             40 credits
and security. The distinct feature of this program is the body of          Specialty courses comprising the major area of the
course work that aids in preparing individuals to assume leader-           associate’s degree:                                                        21
ship roles in the growing industry of public safety and private            BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                       0
security.                                                                  HRMG401          Human Resource Management for
                                                                                            Public Entities                                            3
The Program Guidelines:
                                                                           MGMT375          Leadership Theory and Discovery                            3
  1. The associate's degree must include at least 21 semester              PSMG301          Public Safety Administration                               3
     hours (32 quarter hours) within a suitable major area of study        PSMG315          Fiscal Management for Public Entities                      3
     in public safety including: law enforcement, private security,        PSMG402          Asset Protection and Management                            3
     corrections, criminal justice, fire science or emergency med-         PSMG441          Strategic Public Safety and
     ical services.                                                                         Security Management                                        4

  2. The 21 semester hours (32 quarter hours) can only be used as          Open Electives                                                      9 credits
     transfer credits in the specialty area of the BBA major.
                                                                           Recommended Electives (if not previously taken):
  3. All credits toward an associate’s degree up to 64 semester            IAAS221          Security Foundations                                       3
     hours (96 quarter hours) will be accepted.                            PSMG211          Security Management Foundations                            3
                                                                           PSMG300          Emergency Preparedness and
  4. Semester hours beyond 64 (96 quarter hours) will be ac-
                                                                                            Homeland Security                                          3
     cepted only if:
     a. They are equivalent to a Foundations of Excellence re-             *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.

        quirement or elective at Davenport or
     b. They are equivalent to Foundations of Business courses at          SPORT MANAGEMENT
        Davenport, or;
     c. They are an acceptable substitute, as determined by the            Bachelor of Business Administration | 120 credits |
        Registrar for either a Foundations of Excellence or Founda-        SPRT MG BBA
        tions of Business requirement.
                                                                           Students gain skills in business fundamentals and specific sport
  5. Students must take a minimum of 30 semester hours at Dav-             management disciplines in a learning environment that balances
     enport to fulfill residency requirements, including at least 15       textbook theory with real-world business application. Through var-
     semester hours of their Foundations of Business requirements          ied learning methodologies, including an internship, students are
     and the Strategic Public Safety and Security Management               exposed to the legal, regulatory, marketing and operational
     course (PSMG441).                                                     aspects of sport venue management. Graduates earn a Bachelor
                                                                           of Business Administration degree with a major in Sport
Foundations of Excellence                                  39 credits
                                                                           Management.
COMM120        Presentation Techniques                             3
ECON200        Microeconomics                                      3       Foundations of Excellence                                         39 credits
ECON201        Macroeconomics                                      3       COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                    3
ENGL109        Composition                                         3       ECON200          Microeconomics                                             3
ENGL110        Advanced Composition                                3       ECON201          Macroeconomics                                             3
ENGL311        Professional Writing                                3       ENGL109          Composition                                                3
FRSM100        Career and Education Seminar or                             ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                       3
               (if exempt) Open Electives1                         3       ENGL311          Professional Writing                                       3
MATH125        Intermediate Algebra                                3       FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
STAT220        Introduction to Statistics                          3                        (if exempt) Open Electives1                                3
SOSC201        Diversity in Society                                3       MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                       3
               Humanities Electives1                               3       STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                                 3
               Social Science Electives1                           3       SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                       3
ENVS125        Environmental Studies or                                                     Humanities Electives1                                      3
               Science/Mathematics Elective1                       3                        Social Science Electives1                                  3
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ENVS125          Environmental Studies or                                     Major                                                           12 credits
                 Science/Mathematics Elective1                            3   ACCT780          Forensic Accounting/Fraud Investigation                 3
                                                                              ACCT781          Forensic Accounting/Account Fraud Schemes and
Foundations of Business                                         32 credits
                                                                                               Data Analysis                                           3
ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
                                                                              ACCT782+         Forensic Accounting/Law and Investigation               3
ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                4
                                                                              ACCT783+         Forensic Accounting/Criminology                         3
BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3
BUSN120          Introduction to Business or                                  +ACCT780 is a prerequisite.
                 Business Elective*                                       3   **Must be accepted into either the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate or the MBA
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3   prior to enrolling in these courses. A maximum of three (3) of these courses
                                                                              may be used to fulfill the concentration within the MBA if they were com-
CISP112          Applied Information Technology                           3
                                                                              pleted as Post-Baccalaureate Certificate requirements.
FINC211          Corporate Finance                                        3
LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3   For 600-700 level course descriptions, please see the Course Descriptions
                                                                              section of the MBA Catalog or search for them on the University web site,
MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3
                                                                              www.davenport.edu.
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3
                                                                              The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-
Major                                                           43 credits    tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this certificate
BUSN303          Business Research                                        3   program to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful Employ-
                                                                              ment Disclosure information for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate can be
BUSN488T         BBA Major Field Test                                     0
                                                                              found at http://www.davenport.edu/programs/business/post-
BUSN495          Business Planning Capstone                               4   baccalaureate-certificate/forensic-accounting-certificate-pb.
FINC223          Entrepreneurial Finance or
FINC235          Financial Analysis for Business Manager                  3
HRMG213          Human Resource Management                                3   GLOBAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT
LEGL334          Legal Aspects of Sport Management                        3   CERTIFICATE
MGMT214          Sport Management Foundations                             3
                                                                              Post-Baccalaureate Certificate | 18 credits minimum | GPROJ
MGMT223          Sports in Society                                        3
MGMT335          Global Sport Management                                  3
                                                                              MG PBC
MGMT364          Sport Operations and Facilities Management               3   This program is designed to prepare students for a global project
MGMT421          Sport Governance and Regulation                          3   management position. While the learning and experiential focus
MGMT490S*        Sport Management Internship                              6   will be primarily in the Business Management and Information
MKTG215          Sport Marketing                                          3   Systems and Technology areas, the program also provides stu-
MKTG350          Sport Advertising and Promotion                          3   dents with opportunities to explore and apply the concepts and
                                                                              knowledge in other areas (e.g. construction, operational manage-
Open Electives                                                   6 credits
                                                                              ment in finance, health care). This program will also help prepare
*The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
                                                                              students to complete the Project Management Institute (PMI) proj-
**The required 6 credit hours may be taken as a 2 semester internship or as   ect management certification exam.
two 3 credit hour one semester courses.
                                                                              Preadmission Requirements:
                                                                                ■ An undergraduate degree and
FORENSIC ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE
                                                                                ■ Successful completion of management foundations, statistics
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate | 12 credits | FOR ACCT PBC
                                                                                   and spreadsheet fundamentals through previously completed
The Forensic Accounting Certificate** program presents account-                    course work, Competency Exams or CLEP exams
ing and auditing professionals with the opportunity to achieve new            Major                                                           18 credits
learning in the high-profile areas of financial fraud prevention,             GPMT350          Principles of Project Management                        3
detection, and investigation. Coursework will focus on financial              GPMT385          Managing Project Schedules                              3
statement fraud, asset-theft, and internal controls in both for-profit        GPMT400          Financial Management of Projects                        3
and non-profit organizations. This program is designed for the                GPMT410          Global Sourcing for Projects                            3
accounting auditing professional with a bachelor’s degree in                  GPMT445          Risk Management of Projects                             3
accounting or business and at least 12 months of practical experi-            GPMT499          Certified Project Management Professional
ence.                                                                                          Preparation or
Preadmission Requirements:                                                    GPMT490          Project Management Internship (3-6 cr)                  3
                                                                              Students completing the BS Technology Management Global IT Project Man-
  ■ 12 months accounting, auditing or financial investigation ex-
                                                                              agement major or the Global Project Management Specialty as part of their
      perience (The professional experience must be evidenced                 BBA in Management are not eligible for this additional certification.
      within a current resume and approved by the campus Depart-
                                                                              The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-
      ment Coordinator with oversight responsibilities for account-           tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this certificate
      ing and finance).                                                       program to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful Employ-
                                                                              ment Disclosure information for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate can be
  ■ Completion of Accounting or Business bachelor’s degree.                   found at http://www.davenport.edu/programs/business/post-
                                                                              baccalaureate-certificate/global-project-management-certificate-pb.




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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT                                                        Major                                                            27 credits
                                                                                 LEGL101          Introduction to Paralegal Studies                         3
CERTIFICATE
                                                                                 LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                  3
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate | 24-25 credits | HRMG PBC                        LEGL215          Litigation                                                3
The Human Resource Management Certificate program is                             LEGL216          Legal Research                                            3
designed for working professionals who have obtained a bache-                    LEGL220          Computers for Paralegals                                  3
lor’s degree in a business-related field and wish to strengthen their            LEGL415          Advanced Litigation                                       3
understanding of human resource management fundamentals.                         LEGL490          Paralegal BS Internship                                   3
Through varied learning methodologies, the student is exposed to                 Choose 6 credits from the following courses:
several disciplines within the profession of human resource man-                 LEGL204          Family Law                                                3
agement with emphasis on the strategic role of human resources                   LEGL211          Criminal Law                                              3
in today’s business world. The body of coursework is designed to                 LEGL213          Torts                                                     3
align with the professional certification exams offered through the              LEGL218          Legal Writing                                             3
Human Resource Certification Institute in affiliation with the                   LEGL285          Community Based Legal Studies                           1-3
Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM).                                       LEGL300          Evidence and Criminal Procedures                          3
Preadmission Requirements:                                                       LEGL301          Business Organizations                                    3
                                                                                 LEGL303          Bankruptcy Law                                            3
  ■ An undergraduate degree and the successful completion of
                                                                                 LEGL305          Real Estate Law                                           3
      select management foundations courses and principles of
                                                                                 LEGL308          Estate Planning and Probate Law                           3
      business law, through either course work, CLEP exams or
                                                                                 LEGL384          Comparative Legal Analysis/Study Abroad                   3
      verified professional work* experience.
                                                                                 LEGL385          Legal Studies Special Topics                              3
Major                                                        24-25 credits       LEGL386          Study Abroad: Special Legal Topics                        3
HRMG213          Human Resource Management                               3       LEGL401          Employment and Labor Law                                  3
HRMG313          Staffing Organizations                                  3       LEGL496          Paralegal Certificate Review                              3
HRMG314          Managing Change in Organizations                        3
                                                                                 The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-
HRMG330          International Human Resource Management or                      tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this certificate
HRMG433          Compensation Administration                             3       program to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful
HRMG350          Training for Organizations                              3       Employment Disclosure information for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
                                                                                 can be found at http://www.davenport.edu/programs/business/post-
HRMG431          Negotiation and Dispute Resolution                      3
                                                                                 baccalaureate-certificate/paralegal-studies-certificate-pb.
HRMG453          Strategic Human Resources or
HRMG499          Certified Professional Human Resources
                 Preparation                                         3 or 4      SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
LEGL401          Employment and Labor Law                                3       DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE
*Entrance into the program with professional work experience requires
                                                                                 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate | 15 credits | S BUSDEV PBC
approval by the Associate Dean.
The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-        Sustainable Management involves leading the creation of social and
tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this certificate      shareholder value while simultaneously decreasing negative environ-
program to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful              mental impact and thereby enhancing the resources for future gen-
Employment Disclosure information for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate        erations. This specialty will prepare students for management
can be found at http://www.davenport.edu/programs/business/post-
baccalaureate-certificate/human-resource-management-certificate-pb.
                                                                                 careers based on sustainable business practices and focuses on the
                                                                                 financial capital, ecological (environmental) capital and social capital
                                                                                 of an organization. The program includes an international perspec-
PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE                                                    tive on topics such as operating standards, leadership and social
                                                                                 responsibility.
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate | 27 credits | PARALGL PBC
                                                                                 Prerequisite(s) Undergraduate degree with course work in manage-
The American Bar Association (ABA) approved Paralegal Certificate
                                                                                 ment, marketing, accounting and finance or verified professional
is designed for students who already have a bachelor’s degree and
                                                                                 work* experience.
want to pursue a career as a paralegal. The certificate will prepare
students to successfully perform the duties required of a paralegal,             Major                                                            15 credits
through studies that focus on effective communication skills, critical           MGMT330          International Management                                  3
thinking, litigation procedures, computer applications for the law               MGMT370          Sustainability Principles and Theories                    3
offices, ethics, and various legal specialties. Although the paralegal           MGMT413          Sustainable Supply Chain Management                       3
plays a key role in providing legal services to clients, only attorneys          MGMT420          Ethical Leadership/Corporate
may accept cases, give legal advice, represent clients in court, or                               Social Responsibility                                     3
provide other direct legal services to clients. The courses of the               MGMT450          Sustainable Global Business Design
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies provide valuable                              and Strategy                                              3
preparation for careers in law offices, government agencies, or other            *Entrance into the program with professional work experience requires
law-related settings.                                                            approval by the Associate Dean.
                                                                                 Students completing the Sustainable Business Development Specialty as part
                                                                                 of their BBA in Management are not eligible for this additional certification.

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The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-      ECON201          Macroeconomics                                           3
tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this certificate    ENGL109          Composition                                              3
program to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful Employ-
                                                                               ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3
ment Disclosure information for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate can be
found at http://www.davenport.edu/programs/business/post-                      FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
baccalaureate-certificate/sustainable-business-development-certificate-pb.                      (if exempt) Open Electives1                              3
                                                                               MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3
                                                                               SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3
ACCOUNTING
                                                                               Foundations of Business                                           22 credits
Associate of Business Administration | 64 credits | ACCT ABA                   ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
The Associate of Business Administration - Accounting courses at               BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3
Davenport balance theoretical understanding with hands-on learn-               BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
ing opportunities. Foundation courses introduce accounting theory                               Business Elective*                                       3
and the business accounting cycle. Students learn to develop and               BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3
maintain accounting records, prepare financial statements and                  CISP112          Applied Information Technology                           3
begin to use accounting information as a decision-making tool.                 MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3
                                                                               MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3
Foundations of Excellence                                       21 credits
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3    Major                                                             18 credits
ECON200          Microeconomics or                                             BUSN288T         ABA Major Field Test                                     0
ECON201          Macroeconomics                                           3    LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                 3
ENGL109          Composition                                              3    Five courses from ACCT, BUSN, FINC, HRMG, MGMT, or MKTG.
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3    Major courses must be in at least two disciplines with at least
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or                               one course at the 300 level.                                             15
                 (if exempt) Open Elective1                               3    *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3    This degree program may not be used as part of a double major.
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3

Foundations of Business                                         22 credits
ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
                                                                               FINANCE
BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3    Associate of Business Administration | 65 credits |
BUSN120          Introduction to Business or                                   FINANCE ABA
                 Business Elective*                                       3
                                                                               The Finance curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3
                                                                               level positions in the field of finance and to build a foundation for
ACCT220          Accounting Information Technology                        3
                                                                               further studies in finance and related fields. Students will be able
MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3
                                                                               to analyze corporate and individual financial statements as well as
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3
                                                                               identify economic trends. Students will also be able to interpret,
Major                                                           21 credits     analyze and synthesize financial investment data and give appro-
ACCT202          Accounting Foundations II                                4    priate recommendations. The associate program may also serve
ACCT301          Intermediate Accounting I                                4    as the basis for transferring to a bachelor’s degree program.
ACCT302          Intermediate Accounting II                               4
                                                                               Foundations of Excellence                                         21 credits
ACCT213          Cost Accounting                                          3
                                                                               COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3
ACCT315          Federal Tax I                                            3
                                                                               ECON200          Microeconomics or
ACCT318          State Tax and Payroll                                    3
                                                                               ECON201          Macroeconomics                                           3
BUSN288T         ABA Major Field Test                                     0
                                                                               ENGL109          Composition                                              3
*The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
                                                                               ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3
                                                                               FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                                                         (if exempt) Open Electives1                              3
                                                                               MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3
Associate of Business Administration | 61 credits |
                                                                               SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3
BUS ADM ABA
                                                                               Foundations of Business                                           22 credits
The hallmark of the Associate of Business Administration program
                                                                               ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                                 4
is its flexibility. It is designed to enable students to customize a
                                                                               BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                 3
business degree by combining courses from as many as four busi-
                                                                               BUSN120          Introduction to Business or
ness disciplines while also accommodating transfer credit from
                                                                                                Business Elective*                                       3
other institutions, from approved training programs and from pro-
                                                                               BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                      3
fessional licensure.
                                                                               CISP112          Applied Information Technology                           3
Foundations of Excellence                                       21 credits     MGMT211          Management Foundations                                   3
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3    MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                    3
ECON200          Microeconomics or

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Major                                                         22 credits         LEGL285         Community Based Legal Studies                          1-3
ACCT202         Accounting Foundations II                                 4      LEGL290         Paralegal Associate of Science Internship                 3
BUSN288T        ABA Major Field Test                                      0      LEGL300         Evidence and Criminal Procedures                          3
FINC211         Corporate Finance                                         3      LEGL303         Bankruptcy Law                                            3
FINC212         Advanced Corporate Finance                                3      LEGL305         Real Estate Law                                           3
FINC215         Investment Planning                                       3      LEGL308         Estate Planning and Probate Law                           3
FINC220         Money and Banking                                         3      LEGL384         Comparative Legal Analysis/Study Abroad                   3
FINC221         Financial Analysis                                        3      LEGL385         Legal Studies Special Topics                              3
LEGL210         Business Law Foundations                                  3      LEGL386         Study Abroad: Special Legal Topics                        3
*The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.

                                                                                 PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY
PARALEGAL STUDIES                                                                MANAGEMENT
Associate of Science | 64 credits | PARALGL AS                                   Associate of Business Administration | 64 credits | PSMG

Davenport University’s American Bar Association (ABA) approved                   ABA
Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies program prepares stu-                  An Associate of Business Administration-Public Safety and
dents to work in a law office, government agency, or other law-                  Security Management combines the fundamentals of general busi-
related setting, through studies that focus on effective                         ness with the principles of public safety and security. With a focus
communication skills, critical thinking, litigation procedures, com-             on foundation-level learning, students explore criminal justice the-
puter applications for the law offices, ethics and various legal spe-            ory, the legal system and public safety and emergency procedures.
cialties. The student will benefit from classes that combine legal               Through varied learning methodologies, the graduates are
theory with a practical focus and will receive hands-on experience               exposed to a wide variety of public safety management situations
performing the types of tasks typically performed by paralegals.                 with emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving.
Although paralegals play a key role in providing legal services to
                                                                                 Foundations of Excellence                                      21 credits
clients, only attorneys may accept cases, give legal advice, repre-
                                                                                 COMM120         Presentation Techniques                                   3
sent clients in court, or provide other direct legal services to
                                                                                 ECON200         Microeconomics or
clients.
                                                                                 ECON201         Macroeconomics                                            3
Foundations of Excellence                                     21 credits         ENGL109         Composition                                               3
COMM120         Presentation Techniques                                   3      ENGL110         Advanced Composition                                      3
ECON200         Microeconomics or                                                FRSM100         Career and Education Seminar or
ECON201         Macroeconomics                                            3                      (if exempt) Open Electives1                               3
ENGL109         Composition                                               3      MATH125         Intermediate Algebra                                      3
ENGL110         Advanced Composition                                      3      SOSC201         Diversity in Society                                      3
FRSM100         Career and Education Seminar or
                                                                                 Foundations of Business                                        22 credits
                (if exempt) Open Electives1                               3
                                                                                 ACCT201         Accounting Foundations I                                  4
MATH125         Intermediate Algebra                                      3
                                                                                 BITS211         Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                  3
SOSC201         Diversity in Society                                      3
                                                                                 BUSN120         Introduction to Business or
Foundations of Business                                       19 credits                         Business Electives*                                       3
ACCT201         Accounting Foundations I                                  4      BUSN210         Professional Ethics                                       3
BITS211         Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets                  3      CISP112         Applied Information Technology                            3
BITS214         Microcomputer Applications: Word Processing               3      MGMT211         Management Foundations                                    3
BUSN210         Professional Ethics                                       3      MKTG211         Marketing Foundations                                     3
CISP112         Applied Information Technology                            3
                                                                                 Major                                                          21 credits
LEGL210         Business Law Foundations                                  3
                                                                                 BUSN288T        ABA Major Field Test                                      0
Major                                                         24 credits         LEGL211         Criminal Law                                              3
LEGL101         Introduction to Paralegal Studies                         3      LEGL230         Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties                    3
LEGL213         Torts                                                     3      PSMG102         Criminal Justice Foundations                              3
LEGL215         Litigation                                                3      PSMG130         Corrections Foundations                                   3
LEGL216         Legal Research                                            3      PSMG211         Security Management Foundations                           3
LEGL220         Computers for Paralegals                                  3      PSMG250         Investigative Techniques and Procedures                   3
LEGL301         Business Organizations                                    3      PSMG300         Emergency Preparedness and
                                                                                                 Homeland Security                                         3
Chose 6 (six) credits from the following:
LEGL204         Family Law                                                3      *The use of a business elective must be approved by the Associate Dean.
LEGL211         Criminal Law                                              3
LEGL218         Legal Writing                                             3




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COLLEGE OF HEALTH




                                                                                                                BUSINESS HEALTH TECHNOLOGY
PROFESSIONS
Programs
 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
 Health Information Management (BS)                                        121 credits
 Health Services Administration (BS)                                       120 credits
 Medical Case Management (BS)                                              120 credits

 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING
 Nursing Bachelor Completion Program (BSN)                             120–123 credits
   Specialty: Medical Case Management
 Nursing Pre-Licensure (BSN)                                           120–133 credits

 POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE
 Medical Case Management                                                 13-14 credits

 ASSOCIATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
 Health Insurance Claims Management (ABA)                                68-69 credits

 ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
 Health Information Technology (AAS)                                        75 credits
 Medical Assisting (AAS)                                                    61 credits
   Specialty: Phlebotomy                                                    64 credits

 DIPLOMA
 Medical Assisting                                                          43 credits
   Specialty: Phlebotomy                                                    49 credits
 Phlebotomy                                                                 36 credits
 Practical Nursing                                                          47 credits

 PRE-HEALTH PROFESSIONS COURSES
 Pre-Health Professions Undecided (Medical Assistant focused)
 Pre-Health Professions Undecided (Nursing focused)




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                                                                          HINT294C         Coding Lab Practicum (Lab)                               2
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
                                                                          HINT297          HIT Practicum (Lecture)                                  2
Bachelor of Science | 121 credits | HLTH INFO BS                          HINT297C         HIT Practicum (Lab)                                      2
The Davenport University Health Information Management                    HINT350          Clinical Information Systems                             3
Bachelor of Science program prepares individuals to assume an             HINT385          Current Topics/Health Information Management             3
emerging key role in supporting the electronic and technological          HINT400          Management of Information Systems                        3
infrastructure for health services delivery. Students in the program      HINT496          Health Information Management                            4
participate in the American Health Information Management                 HLTH230          Health Care Law and Ethics                               3
Association’s Virtual Lab Project which provides students with            HLTH401          Health Care Research                                     3
learning experience that uses state-of-the-art technology and soft-       HRMG213          Human Resource Management                                3
ware. Health information managers are experts in managing                 MGMT312          Creativity and Innovation or
patient health information and medical records, administering             MGMT321          Organizational Behavior or
computer information systems, collecting and analyzing patient            MGMT375          Leadership Theory and Discovery                          3
data, and using classification systems and medical terminologies.         Choose a minimum of 3 credits from the following courses:                 3
These professionals work in a broad range of settings throughout          GPMT350          Principles of Project Management
the healthcare industry. These include the continuum of care deliv-       GPMT385          Special Topics: Global Project Management
ery organizations, including hospitals, multispecialty clinics and        HINT490          Health Information Management Internship
physician practices, long-term care, mental health, and other             HRMG314          Managing Change in Organizations
ambulatory care settings. The profession has seen significant             HSAD302          Regulatory Health Care
expansion in non-patient care settings, with careers in managed           HSAD402          Health Care Risk Management
care and insurance companies, software vendors, consulting serv-          IAAS221          Security Foundations
ices, government agencies, education, and pharmaceutical com-             SABR381          Study Abroad Experience
panies.
                                                                          To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into
Students successfully completing this CAHIIM-accredited program           the HIM workforce, it is strongly recommended that students in the HIM BS
                                                                          program meet the most current catalog year requirements.
are eligible to take the Registered Health Information Administrator
(RHIA) exam offered by the American Health Information
Management Association (AHIMA).                                           HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Foundations of Excellence                                 35 credits
                                                                          Bachelor of SCIENCE | 120 credits | HLTH SRV BS
BIOL115        Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I        4
BIOL116        Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II       4       The Health Services Administration program prepares the graduate
BIOL131        Introduction to Human Disease                      3       for entry-level management positions in various health care set-
COMM120        Presentation Techniques                            3       tings or organizations. Health services administration careers can
ENGL109        Composition                                        3       include, but are not limited to working in integrated health care
ENGL110        Advanced Composition                               3       systems, retirement and long term care facilities, physicians’ prac-
ENGL311        Professional Writing                               3       tices, community health organizations, health care associations
MATH125        Intermediate Algebra                               3       and insurance carriers-third party administrators. Specialties are
STAT219        Introduction to Biostatistics                      3       designed to assist students needing or desiring a more focused
PSYC101        Introductory Psychology                            3       area of interest. This degree prepares individuals interested in pur-
SOSC201        Diversity in Society                               3       suing Davenport University’s MBA program.

Foundations of Health Professions                         12 credits      Credits for previous Allied Health course work or an associate’s
ACCT200        Accounting Basics for Managers                     3       degree with an Allied Health credential (i.e., Registered Nurse,
CISP112        Applied Information Technology                     3       Medical Assistant) that are not the exact equivalent of Davenport
HLTH101        Introduction to Health Careers                     3       University courses may be awarded, following consultation with
HLTH110        Medical Terminology                                3       the Associate Dean of Allied Health.

Major                                                     74 credits      Foundations of Excellence                                    30-31 credits
BITS212        Microcomputer Applications: Database               3       COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3
CISP247        Database Design                                    3       ENGL109          Composition                                              3
FINC403        Health Care Finance                                3       ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3
HINT110        Health Record Content                              3       ENGL311          Professional Writing                                     3
HINT201        Health Information Technology                      3       MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3
HINT203        Health Care Delivery Systems                       3       STAT219          Introduction to Biostatistics                            3
HINT209        Quality Assurance Health Care                      3       SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3
HINT211        Health Care Management Foundations                 3       PSYC101          Introductory Psychology                                  3
HINT221        ICD Coding                                         4       BIOL120          Essential of Anatomy and Physiology or
HINT222        Procedural CPT/HCPCS Coding                        3                        Natural Science Elective*                              3-4
HINT223        Advanced Coding                                    4       BIOL131          Introduction to Human Disease or
HINT250        Introduction to Reimbursement Systems              3                        Natural Science Elective*                                3
HINT294        Coding Practicum (Lecture)                         2

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Foundations of Health Professions                               30 credits    HLTH303         Psychosocial Health Concerns                           3
ACCT200          Accounting for Managers                                3     HSAD490         Health Services Administration Internship              3
BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet                3     SABR381         Study Abroad Experience                                3
CISP112          Applied Information Technology                         3     *It is recommended that students seeking this degree program complete
HINT203          Health Care Delivery Systems                           3     BIOL120 and BIOL131. Biology, chemistry and/or natural science electives
HINT211          Health Care Management Foundations                     3     may be substituted if the student had has previously earned applicable
                                                                              credits.
HINT250          Introduction to Reimbursement Systems                  3
HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                         3     Please note that students will not be awarded both the B.B.A. Health Serv-
HLTH230          Health Care Law and Ethics                             3     ices Administration and the B.S. Health Services Administration. Only one
                                                                              degree and catalog year of the Health Services Administration major may be
HSAD221          IT for Health Care Managers                            3
                                                                              declared.
MKTG211          Marketing Foundations                                  3

Major                                                        55-58 credits
FINC403          Health Care Finance                                    3
                                                                              MEDICAL CASE MANAGEMENT
HLTH320          Public Health Perspectives                             3     Bachelor of Science | 120 credits | MED C MGT BS
HLTH401          Health Care Research                                   3
                                                                              This program is designed to prepare the individual who is interest-
HLTH460          Health Promotion and Education                         3
                                                                              ed in entering or advancing in the area of medical case manage-
HINT209          Quality Assurance Health Care                          3
                                                                              ment. The student will learn the components of case management
HSAD301          Cultural Issues in Health Care                         3
                                                                              including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, moni-
HRMG213          Human Resource Management                              3
                                                                              toring, and evaluating the care of a client across the continuum of
HSAD302          Regulatory Health Care                                 3
                                                                              care. The program is open to health and human services profes-
HSAD402          Health Care Risk Management                            3
                                                                              sionals including Nurses and Medical Assistants, as well as those
HSAD403          Health Care Economics                                  3
                                                                              with no health-related background.
HSAD425          Bioethics                                              3
HSAD440          Health Care Strategic Planning                         3     Potential employment for medical case managers may include
HSAD495          Health Services Administration Practicum               4     working with insurance providers, third party administrators, inte-
MGMT321          Organizational Behavior                                3     grated health care systems, physicians’ practices, rehabilitation
                                                                              agencies, legal firms, human services organizations or attorneys
Health Care Specialty courses [HS] (12-15 Credits Hours) compris-
                                                                              practicing in worker compensation and personal injury, govern-
ing the major area of the earned health care related associate’s
                                                                              ment agencies, self insured organizations or as an independent
degree or select 12-15 credits from any of the following courses or
                                                                              consultant.
choose an area of emphasis:
                                                                              Credits for previous Allied Health course work or an associate’s
Human Resource Management Emphasis                            (12 credits)
                                                                              degree with an Allied Health credential (i.e., Registered Nurse,
HRMG313          Staffing Organizations                                 3
                                                                              Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapy) that are not the exact
HRMG314          Managing Change in Organizations                       3
                                                                              equivalent of Davenport University courses may be awarded fol-
HRMG350          Training for Organizations                             3
                                                                              lowing consultation with the Associate Dean of the College of
HRMG431          Negotiation and Dispute Resolution                     3
                                                                              Health Professions. This curriculum can prepare students for entry
Information Technology Emphasis                               (12 credits)    into the Davenport University’s MBA program.
GPMT350          Project Management                                     3
                                                                              Foundations of Excellence                                     41 credits
IAAS221          Security Foundations                                   3
                                                                              BIOL115         Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I            4
IAAS245          Disaster Recovery                                      3
                                                                              BIOL116         Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II           4
IAAS332          Authentication and Audits                              3
                                                                              BIOL310         Nutrition                                              3
Leadership and Sustainability Emphasis                        (15 credits)    COMM120         Presentation Techniques                                3
ENVS125          Introduction to Environmental Studies                  3     ENGL109         Composition                                            3
MGMT370          Sustainability Principles and Theories                 3     ENGL110         Advanced Composition                                   3
MGMT375          Leadership Theory and Discovery                        3     ENGL311         Professional Writing                                   3
MGMT420          Ethical Leadership/Corporate Social Responsibility     3     MATH125         Intermediate Algebra                                   3
MGMT435          Leadership Challenges Seminar                          3     STAT219         Introduction to Biostatistics                          3
                                                                              PSYC101         Introductory Psychology                                3
Risk Management Emphasis                                      (12 credits)
                                                                              SOSC201         Diversity in Society                                   3
HLTH260          Introduction to Environmental Health                   3
                                                                                              Humanities Electives1                                  3
HSAD320          OSHA for Health Care                                   3
                                                                                              Social Science Electives1                              3
HRMG350          Training for Organizations                             3
LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                               3     Foundations of Health Professions                             18 credits
                                                                              CISP112         Applied Information Technology                         3
Open Electives                                                 1-5 credits
                                                                              HLTH101         Introduction to Health Careers                         3
Recommended Electives
                                                                              HLTH110         Medical Terminology                                    3
COMM311          Organizational Communications                          3
                                                                              HLTH220         Pharmacology                                           3
HLTH100          CPR and First Aid                                      1
                                                                              HLTH230         Health Care Law and Ethics                             3
HLTH202          Death and Dying                                        3
                                                                              HINT211         Health Care Management Foundations                     3
HLTH270          Dimensions of Aging                                    3

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Major                                                           35 credits       HLTH101S         Introduction to Health Careers Seminar                     0
HLTH320          Public Health Perspectives                               3      HLTH230          Health Care Law and Ethics                                 3
HLTH401          Health Care Research                                     3      HLTH401          Health Care Research                                       3
HSAD403          Health Care Economics                                    3      PSYC303          Psychosocial Health Concerns                               3
MCMG300          Case Management Fundamentals                             3
                                                                                 Major                                                       70-73 credits
MCMG310          Community Service                                        3
                                                                                 Advanced Standing – Associate’s degree NURS courses                    44
MCMG311          Psychological Adjustment Disability                      3
                                                                                 NURS315          Health Promotion and Education                             3
MCMG312          Case Management Insurance Utilization Review             3
                                                                                 NURS415          Evidence Based Nursing Practice                            2
MCMG401          Case Work Reporting Techniques                           4
                                                                                 NURS420          Community Mental Health Nursing (2 cr) and
MCMG402          Disability Case Management                               3
                                                                                 NURS420C         Community Mental Health Nursing Clinical (2 cr) or
MCMG403          Case Management Special Populations                      3
                                                                                 NURS420Y         Community Mental Health Nursing Lecture/Clinical           4
MCMG495          Case Management Practicum                                4
                                                                                 NURS421          Nurse Manager and Leader                                   2
Open Electives                                                  26 credits       NURS421C         Nurse Manager and Leader Clinical                          1
Recommended Electives:                                                           NURS496          Senior Nursing Seminar                                     2
COMM311          Organizational Communications
                                                                                 Choose 12 credit hours from the following BSN Electives, apply
COMM313          Small Group Communications
                                                                                 credits from the completed Nursing associate’s degree, or choose
HINT203          Health Care Delivery Systems
                                                                                 the Medical Case Management Specialty (13 credits):
HLTH202          Death and Dying
HLTH303          Psychosocial Health Concerns                                    BSN Electives                                                 (12 credits)
HSAD301          Cultural Issues in Health Care                                  COMM315          Intercultural Communications
LEGL210          Business Law Foundations                                        HINT211          Health Care Management Foundations
MCMG410          Case Management Certification Preparation                       HLTH202          Death and Dying
                                                                                 HLTH270          Dimensions of Aging
To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into
the Medical Case Management profession, it is strongly recommended that          HLTH320          Public Health Perspectives
students meet the most current catalog year requirements.                        HSAD301          Cultural Issues in Health Care
                                                                                 HSAD402          Health Care Risk Management
                                                                                 MCMG300          Case Management Fundamentals
NURSING                                                                          NURS302L         ACLS Exam Preparation Lab (1 cr)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing | 120-123 credits | NURSE BSN                     SOSC201          Diversity in Society

(Completion Program)                                                             Case Management Specialty [CMS]                               (13 credits)
                                                                                 MCMG300          Case Management Fundamentals                               3
This program is designed for currently licensed registered nurses
                                                                                 MCMG312          Case Management Insurance Utilization Review               3
who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in nursing. This program is
                                                                                 MCMG401          Case Work Reporting Techniques                             4
approved by the National League for Nursing Accrediting
                                                                                 MCMG403          Case Management Special Populations                        3
Commission, Inc. The purpose of the bachelor’s degree nursing
program at Davenport University is to prepare the graduates to                   Students with an associate’s degree, nursing major and a current
advance in the nursing profession through the use of critical think-             RN license will be granted Advanced Standing for health related
ing, advanced assessment skills, communication, collaborating                    classes, all required biology, anatomy and physiology, microbiolo-
practices, applied research, self-directed learning, leadership and              gy and all associate’s degree nursing courses. Advanced Standing
management skills. This program prepares registered nurses for                   is equal to 65 credit hours.
nursing practice of patients and their support systems across the                * Students who have current CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications or equiva-
continuum of care and in communities.                                            lent will receive credit for HLTH100
                                                                                 ** Students who are not proficient in computer usage (internet searching,
Preadmission Requirements:
                                                                                 word processing, keyboarding skills) are encouraged to take BITS105 Skill
  ■ Must possess a current active unencumbered and unrestrict-                   Building on the Computer (1 credit hour), CISP100 Introduction to
                                                                                 Computers or CISP112 Applied Information Technology (3 credit hours).
      ed Registered Nurse License
                                                                                 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requirements must be met based
  ■ Must have at least a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 from previous                  on the catalog year of acceptance to the BSN Completion Program.
      nursing program
Foundations of Excellence                                       34 credits
                                                                                 NURSING PRE-LICENSURE
Advanced Standing – Natural Sciences                                     15
BIOL312          Pathophysiology                                          4      Bachelor of Science in Nursing | 120-133 credits | P-LIC RN BSN
ENGL109          Composition                                              3      This program is designed for students who have chosen to pursue
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3      a career as a professional nurse. The purpose of the bachelor’s
ENGL311          Professional Writing                                     3      degree nursing program at Davenport University is to prepare the
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3      graduate with the skill and knowledge necessary to function in the
STAT219          Introduction to Biostatistics                            3      role of the professional nurse through the use of critical thinking,
Foundations of Health Professions **                            16 credits       advanced assessment skills, communication, collaborating prac-
Advanced Standing – Health Related Courses                                6      tices, applied research, self-directed learning, leadership and man-
HLTH100*         CPR/First Aid                                            1      agement skills, systems thinking, and professional development.
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This program prepares graduates for nursing practice across the             NURS488T           Comprehensive Achievement Test                         0
continuum of care and in communities.                                       NURS496*           Senior Nursing Seminar                                 2

Program seats are limited and entry is competitive. Students are            Recommended optional elective credit:
admitted to the program based on their cumulative GPA, TEAS                 NURS302L           ACLS Certification Exam Preparation                    1
score, science and math GPA, professional recommendations, and              Complete the optional Case Management Specialty (13 credits):
a personal essay. Students who meet admissions criteria will be
provisionally admitted to the program pending completion of the             Case Management Specialty [CMS]                                 (13 credits)
Criminal Background Check (CBC) and Drug Screen (DS).                       MCMG300            Case Management Fundamentals                           3
                                                                            MCMG312            Case Management Insurance Utilization Review           3
Foundations of Excellence                                     34 credits
                                                                            MCMG401            Case Work Reporting Techniques                         4
BIOL110        Foundations of Cell Biology                            3
                                                                            MCMG403            Case Management Special Populations                    3
BIOL110L       Foundations of Cell Biology Lab                        1
                                                                            *Nursing Pre-Licensure BSN students may take online offerings with permis-
BIOL121        Anatomy and Physiology I                               3
                                                                            sion of the Nursing Department.
BIOL121L       Anatomy and Physiology Lab I                           1
                                                                            The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requirements must be met based
BIOL122        Anatomy and Physiology II                              3
                                                                            on the catalog year of acceptance to the BSN Nursing Pre-Licensure pro-
BIOL122L       Anatomy and Physiology Lab II                          1     gram.
CHEM150        Foundations in Chemistry                               3
CHEM150L       Foundations in Chemistry Lab                           1
COMM120        Presentation Skills                                    3     MEDICAL CASE MANAGEMENT
ENGL109        Composition                                            3     CERTIFICATE
ENGL110        Advanced Composition                                   3     Post-Baccalaureate Certificate | 13-14 credits | MED CASE
MATH125        Intermediate Algebra                                   3
                                                                            PBC
STAT219        Introduction to Biostatistics                          3
PSYC101        Introductory Psychology                                3     The Medical Case Management certificate is designed for health
                                                                            and human services professionals, who have earned their bache-
Foundations of Health Professions                             20 credits
                                                                            lor’s degree at an accredited college or university and want to pur-
BIOL211        Microbiology                                           3
                                                                            sue or advance their career as a case manager. The courses of the
BIOL211L       Microbiology Lab                                       1
                                                                            Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Case Management pro-
BIOL312        Pathophysiology                                        4
                                                                            vide valuable preparation for careers in case management in a
HLTH101        Introduction to Health Careers                         3
                                                                            variety of health care practice settings and prepare the student for
HLTH230        Health Care Law and Ethics                             3
                                                                            the Certified Case Manager national certification exam. An optional
PSYC303        Psychosocial Health Concerns                           3
                                                                            course to specifically prepare for the Certified Case Manager
SOSC201        Diversity in Society                                   3
                                                                            national certification exam is available.
Major                                                      66-79 credits
NURS101        Foundations of Nursing/Critical Thinking               3
                                                                            Preadmission requirements:
NURS101C       Foundations of Nursing/Critical Thinking Clinical      2     Students should have completed an undergraduate degree earned
NURS125        Pharmacology I                                         2     at an accredited college or university as well as a course in the
NURS126        Pharmacology II                                        2     foundations of case management and statistics prior to starting
NURS135        Nutrition in Nursing                                   2     this post-baccalaureate program. If not, it is strongly recommend-
NURS250        Nursing Care of Adults I                               4     ed that MCMG300 Case Management Fundamentals and either
NURS250L       Nursing Care of Adults I Lab                           1     STAT220 Introduction to Statistics or STAT219 Introduction to
NURS250C       Nursing Care of Adults I Clinical                      3     Biostatistics be completed.
NURS315        Health Promotion and Education                         3
                                                                            Major                                                        13-14 credits
NURS317        Health Assessment in Nursing                           3
                                                                            MCMG312            Case Management Insurance Utilization Review           3
NURS317L       Health Assessment in Nursing Lab                       1
                                                                            MCMG401            Case Work Reporting Techniques                         4
NURS325        Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan              3
                                                                            MCMG410            Case Management Certification Preparation*             1
NURS325C       Mental Health Nursing Clinical                         1
NURS334        Nursing Care of Adults II                              4     Choose from two of the following:
NURS334L       Nursing Care of Adults II Lab                          1     MCMG310            Community Services                                     3
NURS334C       Nursing Care of Adults II Clinical                     4     MCMG311            Psychological Adjustment to Disability                 3
NURS355        Nursing of Childbearing Family                         4     MCMG403            Case Management Special Populations                    3
NURS355C       Nursing of Childbearing Family Clinical                2     *Optional course
NURS370        Nursing Care of Children                               4     The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-
NURS370L       Nursing Care of Children Lab                           1     tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this certificate
NURS370C       Nursing Care of Children Clinical                      2     program to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful
NURS415*       Evidence Based Nursing Practice                        2     Employment Disclosure information for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
                                                                            can be found at http://www.davenport.edu/programs/health-
NURS427        Community Health Nursing (PL)                          3
                                                                            professions/post-baccalaureate-certificate/medical-case-management-
NURS427C       Community Health Nursing Clinical (PL)                 2     certificate-pb.
NURS433        Nurse Manager and Leader (PL)                          2
NURS433C       Nurse Manager and leader Clinical (PL)                 3


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HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                                                   HEALTH INSURANCE CLAIMS
(HIT)                                                                           MANAGEMENT
Associate of Applied Science | 75 credits | HLT INFO AAS                        Associate of Business Administration | 68-69 credits | HICM
This program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation                     ABA
for Health Informatics and Information Management Education                     The Health Insurance Claims Management program is designed to
(CAHIIM), prepares the individual to analyze, manage, and utilize               prepare graduates to meet the challenges of health care revenue
patient care data and health information resources. Students                    cycle management including insurance reimbursement and
in the program participate in the American Health Information                   accounts receivable management. A strong emphasis on clinical
Management Association’s Virtual Lab Project which provides                     background is required to analyze the content of medical records
students with a learning experience that uses state-of-the-art                  for optimal reimbursement.
technology and software. Graduates will have an understanding of
                                                                                Foundations of Excellence                                   26 credits
coding information for reimbursement and research, standards and
                                                                                BIOL115         Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I           4
regulations regarding health information and managing medical
                                                                                BIOL116         Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II          4
records and health care information. Graduates from accredited
                                                                                BIOL131         Introduction to Human Disease                         3
HIT programs are employed throughout the health care industry in
                                                                                COMM120         Presentation Techniques                               3
hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, physician practices, managed
                                                                                ENGL109         Composition                                           3
care organizations, insurance companies, consulting and law
                                                                                ENGL110         Advanced Composition                                  3
firms—any organization that collects and uses health information.
                                                                                MATH125         Intermediate Algebra                                  3
Students may begin the HIT program at any of the identified loca-               SOSC201         Diversity in Society                                  3
tions, but must complete the program at the Livonia location or
                                                                                Foundations of Health Professions                              9 credits
online. Students successfully completing this CAHIIM-accredited
                                                                                CISP112         Applied Information Technology                        3
program are eligible to take the Registered Health Information
                                                                                HLTH101         Introduction to Health Careers                        3
Technician (RHIT) exam offered by the American Health Information
                                                                                HLTH110         Medical Terminology                                   3
Management Association (AHIMA). Students desiring to go on to
complete the B.S. in Health Information Management must suc-                    Major                                                    33-34 credits
cessfully complete HINT297 and HINT297C prior to progressing                    BITS221         Administrative Procedures or
into the B.S. major.                                                            MEDA259         Medical Office Applications                       4 or 3
                                                                                HINT110         Health Record Content                                 3
Foundations of Excellence                                       26 credits
                                                                                HINT211         Health Care Management Foundations                    3
BIOL115          Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I             4
                                                                                HINT221         ICD Coding                                            4
BIOL116          Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II            4
                                                                                HINT222         Procedural CPT/HCPCS Coding                           3
BIOL131          Introduction to Human Disease                           3
                                                                                HINT223         Advanced Coding or
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                 3
                                                                                ACCT201         Accounting Foundations I                              4
ENGL109          Composition                                             3
                                                                                HINT250         Introduction to Reimbursement Systems                 3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                    3
                                                                                HINT251         Health Care Reimbursement Applications                3
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                    3
                                                                                HINT296         Claims Management Practicum                           4
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                    3
                                                                                HLTH230         Health Care Law and Ethics                            3
Foundations of Health Professions                                9 credits
                                                                                Optional Elective:
CISP112          Applied Information Technology                          3
                                                                                HLTH220         Pharmacology                                          3
HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                          3
HLTH110          Medical Terminology                                     3

Major                                                           40 credits      MEDICAL ASSISTING
HINT110          Health Record Content                                   3
                                                                                Associate of Applied Science | 61-64 credits | MEDA AAS,
HINT201          Health Information Technology                           3
HINT203          Health Care Delivery Systems                            3
                                                                                MEDAPHL AAS
HINT209          Quality Assurance Health Care                           3      This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of
HINT211          Health Care Management Foundations                      3      Allied Health Educational Programs at Battle Creek location and
HINT221          ICD Coding                                              4      Saginaw in conjunction with the Lansing location (www.caahep.org)
HINT222          Procedural CPT/HCPCS Coding                             3      upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the
HINT223          Advanced Coding                                         4      American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE).
HINT250          Introduction to Reimbursement Systems                   3      The program is designed to prepare competent entry-level medical
HINT294          Coding Practicum (Lecture)                              2      assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and
HINT294C         Coding Practicum (Lab)                                  2      affective (behavior) learning domains. Graduates are prepared in the
HINT297          HIT Practicum (Lecture)                                 2      basics of patient care, basic laboratory practices and medical office
HINT297C         HIT Practicum (Lab)                                     2      procedures. In addition, the graduate will have developed their inter-
HLTH230          Health Care Law and Ethics                              3      personal communication skills and acquired a foundation in both
To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into
the HIM workforce, it is strongly recommended that students in the HIT AAS
program meet the most current catalog year requirements.
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psychology and diversity. The graduate is eligible to take the certifi-          MEDICAL ASSISTING
cation exam of the American Association of Medical Assistants
(CMA) and/or the American Medical Technologist Exam (RMA). (At                   Diploma | 43-49 credits | MEDA DIPL, MEDAPHL DIPL
some locations, an option for this program is to complete a phle-                This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of
botomy concentration, becoming eligible to write a phlebotomy cer-               Allied Health Education Programs at Battle Creek, Caro, and the
tification exam.)                                                                W.A. Lettinga campuses (wwwcaahep.org) upon recommendation
Foundations of Excellence                                 27 credits             of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of
BIOL115#       Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I         4             Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE). The program is designed
BIOL116#       Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II        4             to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cogni-
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                   3     tive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior)
ENGL109          Composition                                               3     learning domains. Graduates are prepared in the basics of patient
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                      3     care, basic laboratory practices and medical office procedures.
HLTH100**        CPR/First Aid                                             1     The graduate is eligible to take the certification exam of the
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                      3     American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) and/or the
PSYC101          Introductory Psychology                                   3     American Medical Technologist Exam (RMA). (At some locations,
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                      3     an option of this program is to complete a phlebotomy concentra-
                                                                                 tion, which makes the graduate eligible to write a phlebotomy cer-
Foundations of Health Professions                                15 credits
                                                                                 tification exam.)
CISP112          Applied Information Technology                            3
HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                            3     Foundations of Excellence                                 15 credits

HLTH110          Medical Terminology                                       3     BIOL115#       Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I         4

HLTH220          Pharmacology                                              3     BIOL116#       Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II        4

HLTH230          Health Care Law and Ethics                                3     ENGL109          Composition                                               3
                                                                                 HLTH100**        CPR/First Aid                                             1
Planned Semester Major                                           16 credits
                                                                                 MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                      3
HINT250          Introduction to Reimbursement Systems                     3
MEDA254+         Clinical Patient Care                                     3     Foundations of Health Professions                                12 credits

MEDA255+         Clinical Laboratory Procedures                            3     CISP112          Applied Information Technology                            3

MEDA259          Medical Office Applications                               3     HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                            3

MEDA290+         Medical Assisting Practicum                               4     HLTH110          Medical Terminology                                       3
                                                                                 HLTH220          Pharmacology                                              3
Choose either Open Electives or Phlebotomy Option:
                                                                                 Major                                                            16 credits
Open Electives                                                     3 credits     HINT250          Introduction to Reimbursement Systems                     3
Recommended Electives:                                                           MEDA254+         Clinical Patient Care                                     3
HINT110          Health Records Content                                          MEDA255+         Clinical Laboratory Procedures                            3
HINT201          Health Information Technology                                   MEDA259          Medical Office Applications                               3
HLTH127          Healthy Living                                                  MEDA290+         Medical Assisting Practicum                               4
HLTH270          Dimensions of Aging
HLTH303          Psychosocial Health Concerns                                    Phlebotomy Option                                                  6 credits

HLTH320          Public Health Perspectives                                      MEDA261          Phlebotomy Lab                                            3

HSAD320          OSHA for Health Care                                            MEDA262*         Phlebotomy Practicum                                      3
                                                                                 *Davenport University requires that phlebotomy students must have docu-
Phlebotomy Option                                                  6 credits
                                                                                 mentation that they have met a minimum of 120 hour clinical practicum and
MEDA261          Phlebotomy Lab                                            3     have successfully performed at least 100 venipunctures. All students who
MEDA262*         Phlebotomy Practicum                                      3     complete this requirement are eligible to sit for the American Association of
                                                                                 Medical Technologists, Phlebotomy Technician Certification exam.
*Davenport University requires that phlebotomy students must have docu-
mentation that they have met a minimum of 120 hour clinical practicum and        +These MEDA courses must be completed at Davenport University in order
have successfully performed at least 100 venipunctures. All students who         to be eligible to sit for the certification exams.
complete this requirement are eligible to sit for the American Association of
                                                                                 ** Students who have current CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications or equiva-
Medical Technologists, Phlebotomy Technician Certification exam.
                                                                                 lent will receive credit for HLTH100.
+These MEDA courses must be completed at Davenport University in order           #A grade of C or better is required for successful completion of both
to be eligible to sit for the certification exams.
                                                                                 BIOL115 and BIOL116.
**Students who have current CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications or equiva-
                                                                                 To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into
lent will receive credit for HLTH100.
                                                                                 the Medical Assisting profession, it is strongly recommended that students
#A grade of C or better is required for successful completion of both            meet the most current catalog year requirements.
BIOL115 and BIOL116.
                                                                                 The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-
To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into     tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this diploma pro-
the Medical Assisting profession, it is strongly recommended that students       gram to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful Employment
meet the most current catalog year requirements.                                 Disclosure information for this Diploma program can be found at
                                                                                 http://www.davenport.edu/programs/health-professions/diploma/medical-
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PHLEBOTOMY                                                                       Foundations of Excellence                                       21 credits
                                                                                 BIOL110          Foundations of Cell Biology                                3
Diploma | 36 credits | PHLEB DIPL                                                BIOL110L         Foundations of Cell Biology Lab                            1
The purpose of this program is to prepare students to function as                BIOL121          Anatomy and Physiology I                                   3
phlebotomists whose responsibilities include, but are not limited to,            BIOL121L         Anatomy and Physiology Lab I                               1
venipuncture and blood draw micro-collection techniques. These                   BIOL122          Anatomy and Physiology II                                  3
procedures are performed on patients of all ages at clinics, hospital            BIOL122L         Anatomy and Physiology Lab II                              1
labs, intensive care units, outpatient care centers, and nursing                 ENGL109          Composition                                                3
homes. In addition to coursework, phlebotomy students who have                   MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                       3
fulfilled a minimum of 120 hours in clinical practicum and have suc-             PSYC101          Introduction to Psychology                                 3
cessfully performed 100 venipunctures are eligible to sit for the                Foundations of Health Professions                                    4 credits
American Association of Medical Technologists, Phlebotomy                        BITS105*         Skill Building on the Computer                             1
Technician Certification exam.                                                   HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                             3
Foundations of Excellence                                 15 credits             Major                                                           22 credits
BIOL115#       Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I         4             NURS101          Foundations of Nursing and Critical Thinking               3
BIOL116#       Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II        4             NURS101C         Foundations of Nursing/Critical Thinking Clinical          2
ENGL109          Composition                                             3       NURS118          Introduction to Nursing Pharmacology                       3
HLTH100*         CPR/First Aid                                           1       NURS135          Nutrition in Nursing                                       2
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                    3       NURS144          Nursing of Adults I                                        4
Foundations of Health Professions                                12 credits      NURS144C         Nursing of Adults Clinical I                               4
CISP112          Applied Information Technology                          3       NURS161          Maternal and Child Nursing                                 3
HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                          3       NURS161C         Maternal and Child Nursing Clinical                        1
HLTH110          Medical Terminology                                     3       NURS188T         Comprehensive Achievement Test                             0
HLTH230          Health Care Law and Ethics                              3       The Practical Nursing degree requirements must be met based on the cata-
                                                                                 log year of acceptance to the nursing program.
Major                                                             9 credits
                                                                                 It is recommended that students take a Medical terminology class in prepara-
MEDA255          Clinical Laboratory Procedures                          3
                                                                                 tion for acceptance to the Practical Nursing program.
MEDA261          Phlebotomy Laboratory                                   3
MEDA262          Phlebotomy Practicum                                    3       *If CISP112 or an equivalent course has previously been successfully com-
                                                                                 pleted, BITS105 is not required.
*Students who have current CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications or equiva-
lent will receive credit for HLTH100.                                            The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-
                                                                                 tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this diploma pro-
#A grade of C or better is required for successful completion of both
                                                                                 gram to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful Employment
BIOL115 and BIOL116.                                                             Disclosure information for this Diploma program can be found at
To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into     http://www.davenport.edu/programs/health-professions/diploma/practical-
the workforce as a Phlebotomy Technician, it is strongly recommended that        nursing-diploma.
students in the Phlebotomy Diploma program meet the most current catalog
year requirements
The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-
                                                                                 PRE-HEALTH PROFESSIONS COURSES
tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this diploma pro-     Program standards are specific for most of the College of Health
gram to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful Employment      Professions degree programs and established so students will be
Disclosure information for this Diploma program can be found at
http://www.davenport.edu/programs/health-professions/diploma/
                                                                                 prepared for credentialing examinations offered by professional
phlebotomy-diploma.                                                              associations or the state government. Admission to the University
                                                                                 does not guarantee admission to all programs in the College of
                                                                                 Health Professions. It is recommended that students planning to
PRACTICAL NURSING                                                                pursue programs that have specific admission requirements or
Diploma | 47 credits | NURS DIPL                                                 students undecided in their program of study start with the follow-
                                                                                 ing courses. In addition to specific courses, individual programs
The practical nursing program at Davenport University is approved                may have special requirements for the clinical sections of the pro-
by the Michigan Board of Nursing and accredited by the National                  gram which should be considered before pursuing coursework in
League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. The program is                   the specific health professions major. The student is advised to
designed to prepare the graduate at the diploma level with the skill             consult the College of Health Professions Handbook for these
and knowledge necessary to function in the role of Licensed                      requirements. Students are encouraged to meet with their Advisor
Practical Nurse (LPN). The LPN uses the nursing process to meet                  to discuss program options and specific admission requirements
the needs of patients in all age groupings. The LPN graduate will                for each degree program.
also use effective communication with members of the health care
team, provide appropriate health teaching and serve as an advo-
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Pre-Health Undecided | Pre-Licensure BSN Focus | PHUN PL                       #BIOL122L        Anatomy and Physiology II Lab                          1
                                                                               #ENGL109         Composition                                            3
BSN
                                                                               #MATH125         Intermediate Algebra                                   3
Foundations of Excellence                                         Credits      PSYC101          Introductory Psychology                                3
BIOL110          Foundations of Cell Biology                             3
                                                                               Foundations of Health Professions                                  Credits
BIOL110L         Foundations of Cell Biology Lab                         1
                                                                               BITS105          Skill Building on Computer                             1
BIOL121          Anatomy and Physiology I                                3
                                                                               HLTH100**        Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid                1
BIOL121L         Anatomy and Physiology I Lab                            1
                                                                               HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                         3
BIOL122          Anatomy and Physiology II                               3
                                                                               HLTH110*         Medical Terminology                                    3
BIOL122L         Anatomy and Physiology II Lab                           1
                                                                               HLTH220*         Pharmacology                                           3
CHEM150          Foundations in Chemistry                                3
CHEM150L         Foundations in Chemistry Lab                            1     #Courses that must be successfully completed prior to submitting an appli-
ENGL109          Composition                                             3     cation for the LPN Diploma program.
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                    3     *Optional courses not required.
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                    3
                                                                               **Students who have current CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications or equiva-
PSYC101          Introductory Psychology                                 3     lent will receive credit for HLTH100.
STAT219          Introduction to Biostatistics                           3

Foundations of Health Professions                                 Credits
                                                                               Pre-Health Undecided | Medical Assisting Focus | PHUN AS MA
BIOL211          Microbiology                                            3
BIOL211L         Microbiology Lab                                        1     Foundations of Excellence                                   Credits
HLTH100**        Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid                 1     BIOL115#       Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I        4
HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                          3     BIOL116#       Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II       4
HLTH110*         Medical Terminology                                     3     ENGL109          Composition                                            3
HLTH220*         Pharmacology                                            3     HLTH100**        CPR/First Aid                                          1
                                                                               MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                   3
*Optional courses not required.
**Students who have a current CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications or equiv-   Foundations of Health Professions                                  Credits
alent will receive credit for HLTH100.                                         CISP112          Applied Information Technology                         3
                                                                               HLTH101          Introduction to Health Careers                         3
                                                                               HLTH110          Medical Terminology                                    3
Pre-Health Undecided | Nursing Focus | PHUN AS NURS
                                                                               HLTH220          Pharmacology                                           3
Foundations of Excellence                                         Credits      **Students who have current CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications or equiva-
#BIOL110         Foundations of Cell Biology                             3     lent will receive credit for HLTH100.
#BIOL110L        Foundations of Cell Biology Lab                         1     #A grade of C or better is required for successful completion of both
#BIOL121         Anatomy and Physiology I                                3     BIOL115 and BIOL116.
#BIOL121L        Anatomy and Physiology I Lab                            1
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COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY




                                                                                                                          BUSINESS HEALTH TECHNOLOGY
Programs
 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
 Computer Information Systems (BS)                                                   120 credits
 Majors:
 Computer Gaming and Simulation
 Database Management
 Programming
 Web Design and Development
 Networking Technology (BS)                                                          120 credits
 Majors:
 Computer Networking
   Specialties: Advanced Cisco Networking, Server Administration
 Network Security
 Security and Information Assurance (BS)                                         120-123 credits
 Majors:
 Biometric Security
 NEW Digital Forensics
 Information and Computer Security
 Technology Management (BS)                                                          120 credits
 Major:
 Global IT Project Management
   Specialties: Computer Information Systems, Information Security, Networking

 POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE
 Global Project Management                                                            18 credits

 ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
 Computer Information Systems (AAS)                                                   60 credits
 Networking Technology (AAS)                                                          60 credits
 Security and Information Assurance (AAS)                                             60 credits




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COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS                                                  Choose one or more of the following majors:

Bachelor of Science | 120 credits minimum | COMPTINFO BS                      Major           Computer Gaming and Simulation [CG]            55 credits
                                                                              BITS212         Microcomputer Applications: Database                     3
The Computer Information Systems Bachelor of Science degree is                BITS301         Image Editing Applications                               3
designed to provide students a broad range of computer program-               BITS302         Graphic Illustration Software                            3
ming skills. Students will learn to work with corporate manage-               BITS303         Web Authoring Applications                               3
ment and subject matter experts to analyze information needs and              CISP244         Introduction to Game Theory                              3
determine ways in which computer systems can be used to meet                  CISP246         3D Modeling                                              3
those needs. Students will choose between four majors: Computer               CISP247         Database Design                                          3
Gaming and Simulation, Database Management, Programming,                      CISP280         Artificial Intelligence                                  3
and Web Design and Development. It is highly recommended that                 CISP311         Database Systems                                         4
all students use open electives to complete more than one major               CISP312         Data Structures                                          3
or an additional specialty.                                                   CISP335         Game Development                                         3
Foundations of Excellence                                     21 credits      CISP370         3D Game Development                                      3
COMM120         Presentation Techniques                               3       CISP448         Collaborative Game Development                           3
ENGL109         Composition                                           3       MATH205         Applied Linear Algebra                                   3
ENGL110         Advanced Composition                                  3       NETW217         UNIX Operating Systems                                   3
ENGL311         Professional Writing                                  3       TECH497         College of Technology Capstone                           3
FRSM100         Career and Education Seminar or                               Choose one of the following sequenced programming
                (if exempt) Open Electives1                           3       languages not completed as part of the Foundations:                      6
HUMN310-315 Global Cultures: choice of country or culture             3       CISP231 and CISP232 C++ Programming I & II
SOSC201         Diversity in Society                                  3       CISP233 and CISP234 C# Programming I & II
Foundations of Mathematics and Science                        15 credits      CISP237 and CISP239 Java Programming I & II
MATH125         Intermediate Algebra                                  3       CISP241 and CISP242 Visual Basic Programming I & II
MATH135         College Algebra                                       3       Major           Database Management [DBM]                      43 credits
STAT220         Introduction to Statistics                            3       BITS212         Microcomputer Applications: Database                     3
ENVS125         Environmental Studies or                                      CISP247         Database Design                                          3
PHYS100         Applied Physics and                                           CISP280         Artificial Intelligence                                  3
PHYS100L        Applied Physics Lab                                   3       CISP311         Database Systems                                         4
Choose one of the following:                                          3       CISP312         Data Structures                                          3
MATH140         Finite Mathematics                                            CISP325         Data Mining                                              3
MATH150         Pre-Calculus                                                  CISP420         Distributed Architectures                                3
STAT322         Inferential Statistics                                        IAAS221         Security Foundations                                     3
                                                                              IAAS331         Databases and Distributed Systems                        3
Foundations of Business                                     9-10 credits
                                                                              NETW101         PC Operating Systems                                     3
ACCT200         Accounting Basics for Managers or
                                                                              NETW141         MS Client and Server OS                                  3
ACCT201         Accounting Foundations I                          3 or 4
                                                                              NETW217         UNIX Operating Systems                                   3
BUSN210         Professional Ethics                                   3
                                                                              NETW243         MS Administer SQL Server                                 3
MGMT211         Management Foundations                                3
                                                                              TECH497         College of Technology Capstone                           3
Foundations of Technology                                     18 credits
                                                                              Major           Programming [PRG]                              46 credits
CISP111         Systems Foundations                                   3
                                                                              Choose two of the following sequenced programming
CISP220         Web Page Applications                                 3
                                                                              languages not completed as part of the Foundations:                    12
CISP250         Discrete Structures                                   3
                                                                              CISP231 and CISP232 C++ Programming I & II
GPMT350         Principles of Project Management                      3
                                                                              CISP233 and CISP234 C# Programming I & II
Programming Language I                                                3
                                                                              CISP237 and CISP239 Java Programming I & II
CISP231         C++ Programming I
                                                                              CISP241 and CISP242 Visual Basic Programming I & II
CISP233         C# Programming I
                                                                              BITS212         Microcomputer Applications: Database                     3
CISP237         Java Programming I
                                                                              CISP238         Server Side Scripting I                                  3
CISP241         Visual Basic Programming I
                                                                              CISP247         Database Design                                          3
Programming Language II                                               3
                                                                              CISP311         Database Systems                                         4
                Sequential to language chosen in
                                                                              CISP312         Data Structures                                          3
                Programming Language I
                                                                              CISP401         Systems Analysis and Design                              3
                                                                              CISP410         Systems Integration                                      3
                                                                              CISP430         Operating Systems                                        3
                                                                              NETW101         PC Operating Systems                                     3
                                                                              NETW217         UNIX Operating Systems                                   3
                                                                              TECH497         College of Technology Capstone                           3

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Major            Web Design and Development [WDD]              43 credits    Choose one of the following:                                         3
BITS212          Microcomputer Applications: Database                  3     MATH140         Finite Mathematics
BITS301          Image Editing Applications                            3     MATH150         Pre-Calculus
BITS302          Graphic Illustration Software                         3     STAT322         Inferential Statistics
BITS303          Web Authoring                                         3     Foundations of Business                                    9-10 credits
CISP211          E-Business Foundations                                3     ACCT200         Accounting Basics for Managers or
CISP237          Java Programming I                                    3     ACCT201         Accounting Foundations I                         3 or 4
CISP238          Server Side Scripting I                               3     BUSN210         Professional Ethics                                  3
CISP247          Database Design                                       3     MGMT211         Management Foundations                               3
CISP310          Server Side Scripting II                              3
                                                                             Foundations of Technology                                     9 credits
CISP311          Database Systems                                      4
                                                                             BITS211         Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet              3
CISP316          Web Design                                            3
                                                                             CISP111         Systems Foundations                                  3
CISP405          B2B E-Commerce                                        3
                                                                             GPMT350         Principles of Project Management                     3
NETW217          UNIX Operating Systems                                3
TECH497          College of Technology Capstone                        3     Choose one or more of the following majors:
Open Electives                                               1-14 credits    Major           Computer Networking [NETW]                60-61 credits
Recommended Electives:                                                       IAAS224         Implementing Network Security                        3
ENVS125 Introduction to Environmental Studies (if not completed for          IAAS325         Wireless Networking and Security                     3
Foundations)                                                                 NETW101         PC Operating Systems                                 3
CISP490 Computer Information Systems Internship                              NETW111         Cisco Networking Fundamentals                        3
                                                                             NETW112         Cisco Networking Router IOS                          3
Choose from the following sequenced programming languages not complet-
                                                                             NETW141         MS Client and Server OS                              3
ed as part of the Foundations:
                                                                             NETW201         PC Maintenance and Management                        3
CISP231 and CISP232 C++ Programming I & II
                                                                             NETW211         Cisco Networking LAN Design                          3
CISP233 and CISP234 C# Programming I & II
                                                                             NETW212         Cisco Networking WAN Design                          3
CISP237 and CISP239 Java Programming I & II
                                                                             NETW217         UNIX Operating Systems                               3
CISP241 and CISP242 Visual Basic Programming I & II
                                                                             NETW235         UNIX/Linux Server Administration                     3
                                                                             NETW241         MS Implement Network Infrastructure                  3
NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY                                                        NETW326         IP Telephony                                         3

Bachelor of Science | 120 credits minimum | NETW TECH BS                     NETW440         Network Design and Management                        3
                                                                             TECH497         College of Technology Capstone                       3
The Networking Technology bachelor’s degree is designed to pre-
pare the graduate with the technical knowledge and skills needed             Choose one of the following specialty areas:
to design, install, administer, and maintain computer network sys-           Advanced Cisco Networking Specialty [ACNS]                 (16 credits)
tems. An added dimension is the focus on business and communi-               NETW311         Cisco Networking Advanced Routing                    4
cations skills that will enable graduates to understand the business         NETW312         Cisco Networking Secure WANs                         4
environment and to apply networking and security solutions effec-            NETW411         Cisco Networking Advanced Switching                  4
tively. Students may major in Network Security or Computer                   NETW412         Cisco Networking Optimize WANs                       4
Networking with a specialty in Server Administration or Advanced
                                                                             Server Administration Specialty [SADS]                     (15 credits)
Cisco Networking.
                                                                             NETW243         MS Administer SQL Server                             3
Foundations of Excellence                                      21 credits    NETW341         MS Plan and Implement Active Directory               3
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                               3     NETW350         Configuring MS Exchange Server                       3
ENGL109          Composition                                           3     NETW421         MS Server Application Infrastructure                 3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                  3     NETW435         Virtualization                                       3
ENGL311          Professional Writing                                  3
                                                                             Major           Network Security [NS]                        60 credits
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
                                                                             IAAS224         Implementing Network Security                        3
                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                           3
                                                                             IAAS245         Disaster Recovery                                    3
HUMN310-315 Global Cultures: choice of country or culture              3
                                                                             IAAS321         Securing the Infrastructure                          3
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                  3
                                                                             IAAS322         Network Defense/Countermeasure                       3
Foundations of Mathematics and Science                         15 credits    IAAS325         Wireless Networking and Security                     3
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                  3     IAAS421         Computer Forensics                                   3
MATH135          College Algebra                                       3     IAAS481         Information Security and Assurance                   3
STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                            3     NETW101         PC Operating Systems                                 3
ENVS125          Environmental Studies or                                    NETW111         Cisco Networking Fundamentals                        3
PHYS100          Applied Physics and                                         NETW112         Cisco Networking Router IOS                          3
PHYS100L         Applied Physics Lab                                   3     NETW141         MS Client and Server OS                              3
                                                                             NETW201         PC Maintenance and Management                        3
                                                                             NETW211         Cisco Networking LAN Design                          3
                                                                             NETW212         Cisco Networking WAN Design                          3

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NETW217          UNIX Operating Systems                                  3       Choose one or more of the following majors:
NETW235          UNIX/Linux Server Administration                        3
                                                                                 Major            Biometric Security [BIOS]                       52 credits
NETW241          MS Implement Network Infrastructure                     3
                                                                                 BIOL120          Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology                     4
NETW326          IP Telephony                                            3
                                                                                 CISP233          C# Programming I                                         3
NETW341          MS Plan and Implement Active Directory                  3
                                                                                 CISP234          C# Programming II                                        3
TECH497          College of Technology Capstone                          3
                                                                                 CISP280          Artificial Intelligence                                  3
Open Electives                                               4-6 credits         CISP325          Data Mining                                              3
Recommended Electives:                                                           IAAS222          Biometric Fundamentals                                   3
ENVS125          Introduction to Environmental Science                           IAAS223          Applicable Biometrics                                    3
NETW490          Networking Internship                                           IAAS326          Biometric Spoofing                                       3
IAAS490          Information Assurance and Security Internship                   IAAS332          Authentication and Audits                                3
                                                                                 IAAS340          Biometric ID and Privacy Laws                            3
                                                                                 IAAS350          Biometric Algorithms                                     3
SECURITY AND INFORMATION                                                         IAAS380          Computer Vision                                          3
ASSURANCE                                                                        IAAS410          Pattern Recognition                                      3
Bachelor of Science | 120-123 credits minimum | SECINFASR BS                     IAAS425          Biometric Security Architectures                         3
                                                                                 IAAS446          Advances in Biometric Technologies                       3
The Bachelor of Science degree in Security and Information
                                                                                 MATH205          Applied Linear Algebra                                   3
Assurance provides the student with the knowledge and skills nec-
                                                                                 TECH497          College of Technology Capstone                           3
essary for securing the technological environment. Biometric and
application security concepts are combined with hands-on tools                   Major            Digital Forensics* [ITF]                        57 credits
and techniques to present the student with the security layers nec-              CISP253          Perl/Python Scripting                                    3
essary to best protect an organization’s information assets.
                                                                                 Choose one of the following sequenced programming languages:              6
Students can choose to major in computer security, biometric
                                                                                 CISP231 and CISP232 C++ Programming I & II
security or digital forensics.
                                                                                 CISP233 and CISP234 C# Programming I & II
Foundations of Excellence                                        21 credits      IAAS256          Windows Digital Forensics                                3
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                 3       IAAS345          Linux/MAC Forensics                                      3
ENGL109          Composition                                             3       IAAS355          Network Forensics                                        3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                    3       IAAS370          Mobile Device Forensics                                  3
ENGL311          Professional Writing                                    3       IAAS375          File Systems/Operating Systems/Data Recovery             3
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or                                 IAAS420          Reverse Engineering Malware                              3
                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                             3       IAAS450          Advanced Topics in Digital Forensics                     3
HUMN310-315 Global Cultures: choice of country or culture                3       IAAS460          Digital Forensics Analysis and Report Writing            3
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                    3       IAAS487          Internet/Email/Electronic Discovery                      3
                                                                                 LEGL300          Evidence and Criminal Procedure                          3
Foundations of Mathematics and Science                           15 credits
                                                                                 NETW101          PC Operating Systems                                     3
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                    3
                                                                                 NETW111          Cisco Networking Fundamentals or
MATH135          College Algebra                                         3
                                                                                 NETW220          Data Communications and Networks                         3
STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                              3
                                                                                 NETW141          MS Client and Server OS                                  3
ENVS125          Environmental Studies or
                                                                                 NETW201          PC Maintenance and Management                            3
PHYS100          Applied Physics and
                                                                                 NETW235          UNIX Server Administration                               3
PHYS100L         Applied Physics Lab                                     3
                                                                                 TECH497          College of Technology Capstone                           3
Choose one of the following:                                             3
                                                                                 *This major requires a minimum of 123 credits for degree completion.
MATH140          Finite Mathematics
MATH150          Pre-Calculus                                                    Major            Information and Computer Security [IC]          51 credits
STAT322          Inferential Statistics                                          CISP220          Web Page Applications                                    3
                                                                                 CISP238          Server Side Scripting I                                  3
Foundations of Business                                     9-10 credits
                                                                                 CISP311          Database Systems                                         3
ACCT200          Accounting Basics for Managers or
                                                                                 CISP312          Data Structures                                          3
ACCT201          Accounting Foundations I                            3 or 4
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                     3       Choose one of the following sequenced programming languages:              6
MGMT211          Management Foundations                                  3       CISP231 and CISP232 C++ Programming I & II
                                                                                 CISP233 and CISP234 C# Programming I & II
Foundations of Technology                                        21 credits
                                                                                 CISP237 and CISP239 Java Programming I & II
BITS212          Microcomputer Applications: Database                    3
                                                                                 CISP241 and CISP242 Visual Basic Programming I & II
CISP111          Systems Foundations                                     3
                                                                                 IAAS245          Disaster Recovery                                        3
CISP247          Database Design                                         3
                                                                                 IAAS325          Wireless Networking and Security                         3
CISP250          Discrete Structures                                     3
                                                                                 IAAS331          Database and Distributed Systems                         3
GPMT350          Principles of Project Management                        3
                                                                                 IAAS332          Authentication and Audits                                3
IAAS221          Security Foundations                                    3
                                                                                 IAAS421          Computer Forensics or
NETW217          UNIX Operating System                                   3
                                                                                 CISP420          Distributed Architectures                                3

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IAAS481          Information Security and Assurance                       3     Foundations of Business                                          10 credits
IAAS491          Cryptography                                             3     ACCT201           Accounting Foundations I                                 4
IAAS492          Legal/Ethical Issues Information/Assurance or                  BUSN210           Professional Ethics                                      3
NETW201          PC Management and Maintenance                            3     MGMT211           Management Foundations                                   3
NETW101          PC Operating Systems                                     3
                                                                                Foundations of Technology                                        15 credits
NETW111          Cisco Networking Fundamentals or
                                                                                BITS211           Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet                  3
NETW220          Data Communications and Networks                         3
                                                                                CISP111           Systems Foundations                                      3
TECH497          College of Technology Capstone                           3
                                                                                CISP313           Computer Selection and Training                          3
Open Electives                                                   0-3 credits    GPMT350           Principles of Project Management                         3
Recommended Electives:                                                          IAAS221           Security Foundations                                     3
IAAS483          Prevention, Detection Processes                          3
                                                                                Major             Global IT Project Management
IAAS490          Information Assurance and Security Internship
                                                                                                  [GTPM]                                      52-61 credits
GPMT400          Financial Management of Products                         3
                                                                                ACCT202           Accounting Foundation II                                 4
NETW235          UNIX Server Administration                               3
                                                                                ACCT213           Cost Accounting                                          3
Recommended Electives for Digital Forensics:
                                                                                FINC211           Corporate Finance                                        3
CISP220          Web Page Applications                                    3
                                                                                GPMT385           Managing Project Schedules                               3
IAAS222          Biometric Fundamentals                                   3
                                                                                GPMT400           Financial Management of Projects                         3
IAAS223          Applicable Biometrics                                    3
                                                                                GPMT410           Global Sourcing for Projects                             3
IAAS325          Wireless Networking and Security                         3
                                                                                GPMT445           Risk Management of Projects                              3
IAAS332          Authentication and Audits                                3
                                                                                GPMT490           Project Management Internship                           3-6
IAAS483          Prevention/Detection/Response                            3
                                                                                TECH497           College of Technology Capstone                           3
                                                                                Choose two of the following courses:
TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT                                                           ACCT314           Cost Management                                          3
                                                                                GPMT499           Certified Project Management Professional
Bachelor of Science | 120 credits minimum | TECH MGMT BS                                          Preparation                                              3
This program is designed to prepare students for various manage-                MGMT321           Organizational Behavior                                  3
ment positions specific to Information Technology (IT). Course                  MGMT357           Operations Management                                    3
work integrates and ties concepts from accounting, finance, IT                  MGMT412           Quality Management                                       3
with in-depth project management concepts unique to the dynam-                  Choose one or more of the following specialty areas or apply 18 credits
ics that are information technology specific, across health care,               (6 courses) from the major area of a completed approved articulated asso-
business and technology. Students will also refine their focus by               ciate’s degree:
selecting course concentration options in Networking, Computer                  Computer Information Systems Specialty [CISS]                  (24 credits)
Information Systems (CIS), or Information Security along w/ a                   Choose one of the following sequenced programming languages:               6
course that will help prepare them to complete the Project                      CISP231 and CISP232 C++ Programming I & II
Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional                      CISP233 and CISP234 C# Programming I & II
(PMP) exam or a Project Management Internship.                                  CISP237 and CISP239 Java Programming I & II
Foundations of Excellence                                        21 credits     CISP241 and CISP242 Visual Basic Programming I & II
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                  3     BITS212           Microcomputer Applications: Database                     3
ENGL109          Composition                                              3     CISP211           E-Business Foundations                                   3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                     3     CISP247           Database Design                                          3
ENGL311          Professional Writing                                     3     CISP250           Discrete Structures                                      3
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or                                CISP312           Data Structures                                          3
                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                              3     CISP420           Distributed Architectures                                3
HUMN310-315 Global Cultures: choice of country or culture                 3     Information Security Specialty [ISS]                           (21 credits)
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                     3     BITS212           Microcomputer Applications: Database                     3
Foundations of Mathematics and Science                           15 credits     CISP247           Database Design                                          3
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                     3     IAAS222           Biometric Foundations                                    3
MATH135          College Algebra                                          3     IAAS245           Disaster Recovery                                        3
STAT220          Introduction to Statistics                               3     IAAS331           Database and Distributed Systems                         3
ENVS125          Environmental Studies or                                       IAAS332           Authentication and Audits                                3
PHYS100          Applied Physics and                                            NETW101           PC Operating Systems                                     3
PHYS100L         Applied Physics Lab                                      3     Networking Specialty [NTS]                                     (18 credits)
Choose one of the following:                                              3     IAAS325           Wireless Networking and Security                         3
MATH140          Finite Mathematics                                             NETW101           PC Operating Systems                                     3
MATH150          Pre-Calculus                                                   NETW111           Cisco Networking Fundamentals or
STAT322          Inferential Statistics                                         NETW220           Data Communications and Networks                         3




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NETW141          MS Client and Server OS                                 3
                                                                                 COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
NETW217          UNIX Operating Systems                                  3
NETW112          Cisco Networking Router IOS or                                  Associate of Applied Science | 60 credits minimum | CMP INFO
NETW235          UNIX/Linux Server Administration or                             AAS
NETW241          MS Implement Network Infrastructure                     3
                                                                                 The Computer Information Systems curriculum is designed to
Open Electives                                                 0-7 credits       introduce students to programming in microcomputer and mini-
CISP490          Computer Information Systems Internship                         computer environments. Students will learn programming, data-
IAAS490          Information Assurance and Security Internship                   bases and operating systems in a business environment.
NETW490          Networking Internship
                                                                                 Foundations of Excellence                                      15 credits
                                                                                 COMM120         Presentation Techniques                                  3
GLOBAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT                                                        ENGL109         Composition                                              3
CERTIFICATE                                                                      ENGL110         Advanced Composition                                     3
                                                                                 FRSM100         Career and Education Seminar or
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate | 18 credits minimum | GPROJ                                      (if exempt) Open Electives1                              3
MG PBC                                                                           SOSC201         Diversity in Society                                     3

This program is designed to prepare students for a global project                Foundations of Mathematics                                       6 credits
management position. While the learning and experiential focus                   MATH125         Intermediate Algebra                                     3
will be primarily in the Business Management and Information                     MATH135         College Algebra                                          3
Systems and Technology areas, the program also provides stu-
                                                                                 Foundations of Business                                          6 credits
dents with opportunities to explore and apply the concepts and
                                                                                 BUSN210         Professional Ethics                                      3
knowledge in other areas (e.g. construction, operational manage-
                                                                                 MGMT211         Management Foundations                                   3
ment in finance, health care). This program will also help prepare
students to complete the Project Management Institute (PMI) proj-                Foundations of Technology                                      15 credits
ect management certification exam.                                               CISP111         Systems Foundations                                      3
                                                                                 CISP220         Web Page Applications                                    3
Preadmission Requirements:
                                                                                 CISP250         Discrete Structures                                      3
  ■ An undergraduate degree and                                                  Programming Language I                                                   3
                                                                                 CISP231 C++ Programming I
  ■ Successful completion of management foundations, statistics
                                                                                 CISP233 C# Programming I
     and spreadsheet fundamentals through previously completed
                                                                                 CISP237 Java Programming I
     course work, Competency Exams or CLEP exams
                                                                                 CISP241 Visual Basic Programming I
Major                                                            18 credits      Sequential course to language chosen for Programming
GPMT350          Principles of Project Management                        3       Language I                                                               3
GPMT385          Managing Project Schedules                              3       CISP232 C++ Programming II
GPMT400          Financial Management of Projects                        3       CISP234 C# Programming II
GPMT410          Global Sourcing for Projects                            3       CISP239 Java Programming II
GPMT445          Risk Management of Projects                             3       CISP242 Visual Basic Programming II
GPMT499          Certified Project Management Professional
                                                                                 Major           [CISP]                                         18 credits
                 Preparation or
                                                                                 BITS212         Microcomputer Applications: Database                     3
GPMT490          Project Management Internship                           3
                                                                                 CISP211         E-Business Foundations                                   3
Students completing the BS Technology Management Global IT Project Man-          CISP238         Server Side Scripting I                                  3
agement major or the Global Project Management Specialty as part of their
                                                                                 CISP247         Database Design                                          3
BBA in Management are not eligible for this additional certification.
                                                                                 NETW101         PC Operating Systems                                     3
The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide cer-
                                                                                 NETW217         UNIX Operating Systems                                   3
tain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this certificate
program to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful Employ-
ment Disclosure information for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate can be
found at http://www.davenport.edu/programs/business/post-
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NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY                                                      SECURITY AND INFORMATION
Associate of Applied Science | 60 credits minimum |
                                                                           ASSURANCE
NETWTECH AAS                                                               Associate of Applied Science | 60 credits minimum |

The Computer Networking Technology program is designed to
                                                                           SECINASR AAS
provide students with the technical knowledge, skills, and strate-         The Security and Information Assurance associate of science
gies required to install, administer, and maintain computers and           degree is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and
network systems. The courses in this program will cover topics             skills for securing the technological environment. Biometric and
directly related to the objectives of certification exams.                 application security concepts are combined with hands-on tools
                                                                           and techniques to present the student with information on security
Foundations of Excellence                                    15 credits
                                                                           layers necessary to best protect an organization’s information
COMM120          Presentation Techniques                             3
                                                                           assets.
ENGL109          Composition                                         3
ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                3     Foundations of Excellence                                      15 credits
FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or                           COMM120          Presentation Techniques                                3
                 (if exempt) Open Electives1                         3     ENGL109          Composition                                            3
SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                3     ENGL110          Advanced Composition                                   3
                                                                           FRSM100          Career and Education Seminar or
Foundations of Mathematics                                    6 credits
                                                                                            (if exempt) Open Electives1                            3
MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                3
                                                                           SOSC201          Diversity in Society                                   3
MATH135          College Algebra                                     3
                                                                           Foundations of Mathematics                                      6 credits
Foundations of Business                                       6 credits
                                                                           MATH125          Intermediate Algebra                                   3
BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                 3
                                                                           MATH135          College Algebra                                        3
MGMT211          Management Foundations                              3
                                                                           Foundations of Business                                         6 credits
Foundations of Technology                                     6 credits
                                                                           BUSN210          Professional Ethics                                    3
BITS211          Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet             3
                                                                           MGMT211          Management Foundations                                 3
CISP111          Systems Foundations                                 3
                                                                           Foundations of Technology                                      15 credits
Major            [NTT]                                       27 credits
                                                                           BITS212          Microcomputer Applications: Database                   3
IAAS224          Implementing Network Security                       3
                                                                           CISP111          Systems Foundations                                    3
NETW101          PC Operating Systems                                3
                                                                           CISP250          Discrete Structures                                    3
NETW111          Cisco Networking Fundamentals                       3
                                                                           IAAS221          Security Foundations                                   3
NETW112          Cisco Networking Router IOS                         3
                                                                           NETW217          UNIX Operating Systems                                 3
NETW141          MS Client and Server OS                             3
NETW201          PC Maintenance and Management                       3     Major            [SIA]                                         18 credits
NETW217          UNIX Operating System                               3     CISP233          C# Programming I                                       3
NETW235          UNIX Server Administration                          3     CISP234          C# Programming II                                      3
NETW241          MS Implement Network Infrastructure                 3     IAAS222          Biometric Fundamentals                                 3
                                                                           IAAS223          Applicable Biometrics or                               3
                                                                           Choose any 200 level IAAS elective*                                     3
                                                                           IAAS245          Disaster Recovery                                      3
                                                                           NETW111          Cisco Networking Fundamentals or
                                                                           NETW220          Data Communications and Networks                       3
                                                                           *The 200 level course option does not include any IAAS course already re-
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COLLEGES AND FACULTY                          Debra Kiss, J.D., C.M.A., C.P.A., C.I.A.     David LaBeau
Donald W. Maine                               Department Chair – Accounting and            Associate Department Chair -

College of Business                             Finance
                                              J.D. Thomas M. Cooley Law School
                                                                                             Management
                                                                                           Livonia and Warren Campuses
The purpose of the Donald W. Maine            M.B.A. Grand Valley State University         M.A. Central Michigan University
College of Business is to provide             B.S. Aquinas College                         B.S. Detroit College of Business
Davenport University students with the
foundations of ethical business and legal     Marjolijn van der Velde, Ph.D.               Grant Lee
theory needed for successful navigation in    Department Chair - Management                Associate Department Chair – Accounting
today’s global, diversified marketplace.      Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago      Grand Rapids Campus
The objective for those students pursuing     M.Ed. Springfield College                    M.A. Case Western Reserve University
business and legal majors is to integrate     M.B.A., B.S. Grand Valley State University   B.A. Bethany College
these foundations, along with the practical
applications of their specialized fields of   ASSOCIATE DEPARTMENT CHAIRS                  Brian Moore
study needed for professional excellence      Barry Chapman, C.P.A.                        Associate Department Chair – Accounting
and certifications.                           Associate Department Chair – Accounting        and Finance
                                               and Finance                                 Livonia and Warren Campus
DEAN                                          Battle Creek, Holland, and Kalamazoo         M.S.F. Walsh College
Irene Bembenista, D.M., C.P.A.                 Campuses                                    B.B.A. Western Michigan University
Interim Dean, D.W. Maine College of           M.A. The Ohio State University
  Business                                    B.B.A. Cleveland State University            Margaret Mwenda, Ph.D.
Associate Dean                                                                             Associate Department Chair - Marketing
D.M. University of Phoenix                    Lesley Gale                                  Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Holland, and
M.M.S., B.A. Purdue University                Associate Department Chair -                  Kalamazoo Campuses
                                                Management                                 Ph.D. University of Iowa
ASSOCIATE DEANS                               Flint, Lansing, Midland, and Saginaw         M.B.A. Governors State University
Susan Glover, DBA                               Campuses                                   B.Ed. Kenyatta University
Associate Dean                                M.S. La Roche College
DBA Lawrence Technological University         B.A. Bowling Green State University          Steve Prawdzik
M.B.A. Programs, Legal Studies, and                                                        Associate Department Chair -
 Public Safety                                James Gort                                    Management
M.S.A., B.S. Central Michigan University      Associate Department Chair -                 Grand Rapids Campus
                                               Management                                  M.B.A., B.B.A. Western Michigan
Frank Novakowski, Ph.D.                       Grand Rapids Campus                           University
Associate Dean                                M.M. Aquinas College
Ph.D. Capella University                      B.S. Calvin College                          Thomas Price
M.B.A. University of Phoenix                                                               Associate Department Chair - Finance
M.Ed. University of Maryland                  Michael Kolacz, Ed.D., C.M.                  Grand Rapids Campus
B.S. Virginia Military Institute              Associate Department Chair -                 M.B.A. Western Michigan University
                                                Management                                 B.A. Ferris State University
DEPARTMENT CHAIRS                             Livonia and Warren Campuses
Michael Carey                                 Ed.D. Eastern Michigan University            Larry Simpson, C.P.A.
Department Chair - Marketing                  M.A. University of Michigan                  Associate Department Chair – Accounting
M.B.A. Western Michigan University            M.B.A., B.S. Indiana University                and Finance
B.S.B.A. Aquinas College                                                                   Flint, Lansing, Midland, and Saginaw
                                                                                             Campuses
Barbara Craft, J.D.                                                                        M.B.A. Wright State University
Department Chair - Legal Studies                                                           B.S. The Ohio State University
J.D. Thomas M. Cooley Law School
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Todd Terry                                Dale Prondzinski, D.B.A.                   Todd Pitts, C.M.
Associate Department Chair -              Department Coordinator -                   Management
 Management                                Accounting/Finance Online                 M.B.A. Davenport University
Battle Creek, Holland, and Kalamazoo      D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University       B.S. Purdue University
 Campuses                                 M.B.A. University of Pennsylvania
M.B.A. University of Phoenix              M.A. Pepperdine University                 Amanda Remo, C.P.A.
B.B.A. Ferris State University            B.S.Ed. University of North Dakota         Accounting
                                                                                     M.S.A., B.B.A. Grand Valley State
DEPARTMENT COORDINATORS                   FACULTY                                     University
Jacquelyn Anderson                        Jean Balch, P.A.
Department Coordinator – Management       Accounting                                 Deborah Schoenwether
 Online                                   M.B.A. University of Chicago               Management
M.B.A., B.A. Michigan State University    B.A. Marquette University                  M.B.A. Baker College
                                                                                     B.B.A. Davenport College
Sally Armstrong                           Timothy Bergsma, C.M.A.
Department Coordinator - Human            Accounting                                 Scott Stevens
 Resource Management and Business         M.B.A. Grand Valley State University       Management
 Online                                   B.B.A. Davenport University                M.B.A., B.B.A. Saginaw Valley State
M.B.A. Davenport University                                                           University
M.A., B.A. University of Bradford, U.K.   Jack D. Cichy, Ph.D., C.M.
                                          Management                                 James Turner
Jennifer Byron                            Ph.D. Michigan State University            Management
Department Coordinator – M.B.A. Online    Ed.S., M.A., B.S. Central Michigan         M.A. Webster University
M.B.A. Grand Valley State University       University                                B.A. California State University
B.A. Alma College
                                          Mark Griffin, CPA, C.F.P.                  Jeff Wiggerman, Ed.D.
Linda Goulet Crosby                       Accounting                                 Instructional Designer
Department Coordinator - Marketing,       M.A. Ball State University                 Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University
 Legal, and Public Safety Management      B.S. Purdue University                     M.B.A. Davenport University
 Online                                                                              B.A. Michigan State University
M.B.A., B.B.A. Western Michigan           Judy Knapp
 University                               Accounting                                 Dan Wiljanen
                                          M.B.A. Michigan State University           Human Resource Management
Allison Hubley                            B.A. Albion College                        M.A., B.A. University of West Florida
Department Coordinator - M.B.A. Online
M.B.A. Wayne State University             Brenda Lauer
M.S. Central Michigan University          Accounting
B.A. Oakland University                   M.S.A., M.A. Western Michigan University
                                          B.A. Indiana University

                                          Ron Loesel
                                          Accounting
                                          M.B.A. Saginaw Valley State University
                                          B.A. Alma College




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                                                Amy Stahley, R.N.                          Lorraine Pearl-Kraus, Ph.D., CS,
College of Health                               Department Chair - Nursing                 FNP_BC

Professions                                     M.S.N., B.S.N. Ball State University       Associate Department Chair – MSN
                                                                                           Online
The purpose of the College of Health            Susan Slajus, R.H.I.A.                     Ph.D. Western Michigan University
Professions is to provide students with         Department Chair - Health Information      M.S.N., B.A. Michigan State University
skills necessary for success in health-          Management
related careers, including skills related to    M.B.A. Davenport University                Aleta Pillai, R.N.
the competencies required by the accred-        B.S., B.A. Aquinas College                 Associate Department Chair - Nursing
iting bodies that license or certify gradu-                                                Midland Campus
ates of the programs. Students are able to      ASSOCIATE DEPARTMENT CHAIRS                M.S.N., B.S.N. University of Phoenix
synthesize the clinical and/or managerial       Tamra Ashley, R.N., R.M.A., C.F.N.P.,
skills of their selected programs in an ethi-   I.B.C.L.C.                                 Marybeth Pieri-Smith, R.H.I.A.,
cal and legal manner. Students are pre-         Associate Department Chair/Program         C.C.S.-P., C.P.C., C.M.A.
pared with the competencies necessary to          Director - Allied Health                 Associate Department Chair/Program
work with diverse populations of clients        Battle Creek, Holland, Kalamazoo, and       Director - Health Information
and are eligible to apply for the appropri-       Lansing Campuses                          Management
ate licensure and/or certification examina-     M.S.N., B.S.N. Michigan State University   Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Holland, and
tions.                                                                                      Kalamazoo Campuses
                                                Kimberly A. Corsi, L.R.C.P., C.C.S.        M.B.A., B.S. Davenport University
DEAN                                            Associate Department Chair/Program         B.S. Grand Valley State University
Karen Daley, Ph.D., R.N.                          Director - Allied Health
Dean, College of Health Professions             Flint, Livonia, and Warren Campuses        Andrea Shaw, R.N.
Ph.D. Rutgers, the State University of New      M.S.A. Central Michigan University         Associate Department Chair - Nursing
 Jersey                                         B.S. Mercy College of Detroit              Warren Campus
M.S.N. Troy State University                                                               M.S.N. University of Phoenix
B.S.N. Villanova University                     Suzanne Garman, R.N.,                      B.S.N. University of Detroit Mercy
                                                Associate Department Chair/Program         B.A. Wayne State University
ASSOCIATE DEANS                                  Director - Allied Health
Thomas Hunt, R.H.I.A.                           Grand Rapids Campus                        Linda Sorensen, R.H.I.A.
Associate Dean – Health Information             M.A. Western Michigan University           Associate Department Chair/Program
 Management                                     B.S.N. Northern Michigan University          Director - Health Information
M.B.A. Davenport University                                                                  Management
B.B.A. Cleary University                        Lisa P. Kagay, R.H.I.A.                    Livonia and Warren Campuses
                                                Interim Associate Department               M.P.A. University of Michigan
Linda Spang, J.D., EMT-P                          Chair/Program Director - Health          B.A. University of Detroit Mercy
Associate Dean - Allied Health                    Information Management
J.D. Thomas M. Cooley Law School                Flint, Lansing, Midland and Saginaw        Cindy Thompson, R.N., R.M.A.
B.A. Purdue University                            Campuses                                 Associate Department Chair/Program
                                                M.B.A. Georgia Southern University          Director - Allied Health
Sandra Welling, R.N., C.C.M., P.A.H.M.          B.S. Ferris State University               Midland and Saginaw
Associate Dean - Nursing                                                                   M.A., B.S. Central Michigan University
M.S.N. Regis University                         Kari Luoma, R.N.
B.S.N. University of Detroit Mercy              Associate Department Chair – BSN           DEPARTMENT COORDINATORS
                                                Online                                     Natasha Freeman Cauley, R.H.I.A.
DEPARTMENT CHAIRS                               M.S.N. Clarkson College                    Department Coordinator - Allied Health
Yvonne B. Alles, D.H.A                          B.S.N. University of Wisconsin Green Bay    Online
Department Chair - Allied Health                                                           M.P.H., B.S. University of Alabama at
D.H.A. University of Phoenix                    Susan Offenbecker, R.N.                     Birmingham
M.B.A., B.A. Davenport University               Associate Department Chair - Nursing
                                                Grand Rapids Campus                        Megan Tober, R.H.I.A.
                                                M.S.N. Walden University                   Department Coordinator - Health
                                                B.S. Ferris State University                Information Management Online
                                                                                           M.B.A. Davenport University
                                                                                           B.S., B.S. Ferris State University


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FACULTY                                    Kelli Leask, R.N.
Marlene Berens, R.N., F.N.P.-B.C.
Nursing
                                           Simulation Lab and Clinical Coordinator,
                                            Nursing
                                                                                       College of Technology
                                                                                       The purpose of the College of Technology
M.S.N. Michigan State University           M.S.N. Michigan State University
                                                                                       is to provide students with the skills nec-
B.S.N. Grand Valley State University       B.S.N. Grand Valley State University
                                                                                       essary to succeed in technologically ori-
                                                                                       ented careers. Students are able to
Amanda Binge, R.N.                         Sharon Long, R.N., F.N.P.-B.C.
                                                                                       integrate technology into their careers and
Simulation Lab and Clinical Coordinator,   Nursing
                                                                                       adapt as that technology evolves.
 Nursing                                   M.S.N. Michigan State University
                                                                                       Students will incorporate business and
M.S.N., B.S.N. Oakland University          B.S.N. Wayne State University
                                                                                       foundational skills into their programs and
                                                                                       be prepared to complete appropriate certi-
Janine Blakeslee, R.N., CCRN               Lynette Love, R.N.
                                                                                       fication requirements.
M.S.N. Michigan State University           Nursing
B.S. Ferris State University               M.S.N. University of Phoenix
                                                                                       DEAN
                                           B.S.N. Ferris State University
                                                                                       Michael Clancy
Patricia DeVoy, L.P.N., C.M.A. (AAMA)
                                                                                       Dean, College of Technology
Allied Health                              Esther Maize, R.N.
                                                                                       M.B.A. Seton Hall University
M.A., Eastern Michigan University          Nursing
                                                                                       B.S. Kean University
B.S. Madonna University                    B.S.N. Madonna University

                                                                                       ASSOCIATE DEAN
Brook Gensel, R.N., ANP-BC                 Melissa S. Michalski, R.N.
                                                                                       Aphrodite Jones
Nursing                                    Nursing
                                                                                       Associate Dean
M.S.N. University of Michigan Flint        M.S.N. Walden University
                                                                                       Networking Technology and Security and
B.S.N. Davenport University                B.S.N. Davenport University
                                                                                        Information Assurance
                                                                                       M.B.A., B.B.A. Davenport University
Joanne Harrison, R.N.                      Mary Stewart, R.N.
Nursing                                    Nursing
                                                                                       DEPARTMENT CHAIRS
M.S.N. University of Phoenix               M.S.N. University of Phoenix
                                                                                       Lonnie Decker, Ph.D., C.C.N.P.
B.S.N. Mercy College of Nursing Detroit    B.S.N. Davenport University
                                                                                       Department Chair - Networking, Security
                                                                                        and Information Assurance, and M.S.I.A.
Lisa P. Kagay, R.H.I.A.                    Rebecca Ventura, R.N.
                                                                                       Ph.D. Capella University
Health Information Management              Allied Health
                                                                                       M.S. Central Michigan University
M.B.A. Georgia Southern University         B.S.N. University of Texas Health Science
                                                                                       B.S. Michigan Technological University
B.S. Ferris State University                Center

                                                                                       Gabriela Ziegler
Shannon Krolikowski, R.N.                  Toni Windquist, R.H.I.A.
                                                                                       Department Chair - Computer Information
Simulation Lab and Clinical Coordinator,   Health Information Management
                                                                                        Systems and Technology Management
 Nursing                                   M.S.-I.S.M., B.S. Ferris State University
                                                                                       M.L.R. Michigan State University
B.S.N. Saginaw Valley State University
                                                                                       B.S. Universidad Católica Andrés Bello,
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ASSOCIATE DEPARTMENT CHAIRS                FACULTY                                      Nancy Hansen, C.C.N.A., M.C.P.,
Steve Boyak                                A. Peter Anderson, C.C.N.P, C.C.D.P,         Security+, C.N.A.
Associate Department Chair - Computer      C.C.S.P, C.C.D.A.                            Networking Technology
  Information Systems and Technology       Networking Technology                        M.S. Ferris State University
  Management                               M.T.M. Keller Graduate School of             M.B.A. Grand Valley State University
Livonia and Warren Campuses                 Management                                  B.S. Michigan State University
M.A., B.A. Wayne State University          B.S. Concordia College
                                                                                        Brian Kowalczk
John Griffin                               Martin Bagaya, Ph.D., M.C.S.E.,              Computer Information Systems
Associate Department Chair - Computer      M.C.D.B.A.                                   M.S. Nova Southeastern University
 Information Systems and Technology        Networking Technology and Security and       B.S. Adrian College
 Management                                 Information Assurance
Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Holland, and   Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University           Kenneth Krug
 Kalamazoo Campuses                        M.I.S. Ferris State University               Computer Information Systems
M.I.S.M. Ferris State University           B.S. Makerere University                     M.A. Spring Arbor University
B.A.S. Davenport University                                                             B.S. Western Michigan University
                                           Denton Bobeldyk, C.C.I.E.
Antonio McCutchen                          Security and Information Assurance           Jean Luoma
Associate Department Chair - Networking    M.S., B.S. Grand Valley State University     Computer Information Systems
 and Security and Information Assurance                                                 M.A.T. Saginaw Valley State University
Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Holland, and   Bob Clarkson, P.M.P.                         B.S. Central Michigan University
 Kalamazoo Campuses                        Project Management
M.A. Spring Arbor University               M.B.A. Regis University                      Susan Mitchell
B.B.A. Davenport University                B.S. Park College, Parkville, MO             Computer Information Systems
                                           B.S. University of the State of New York –   M.A., B.A. University of Nebraska
James Veneziano                             Regents College
Associate Department Chair - Networking                                                 Vanessa Munn, A+
  and Security and Information Assurance   Ronald Draayer, A.B.C.P.                     College of Technology
Flint, Lansing, Midland, and Saginaw       Networking Technology and Security and       M.B.A., B.S. Western Michigan University
  Campuses                                  Information Assurance
M.B.A. Davenport University                M.S. Ferris State University                 Michael J. Nicholas
B.A. The Ohio State University             M.M. Aquinas College                         Networking Technology and Computer
                                           B.A. Calvin College                           Information Systems
DEPARTMENT COORDINATORS                                                                 M.S. Ferris State University
Bruce Collins                              Linda K. Haberaecker                         M.A., B.B.A. Western Michigan University
Department Coordinator - Computer          Computer Information Systems
 Information Systems and Technology        M.Ed., B.Ed. Wayne State University
 Management Online
M.S. Ferris State University
B.A. Southern Illinois University

Richard Comden, M.C.P., A+
Department Coordinator - Networking
 Technology and Security and Information
 Assurance Online
M.S. Indiana University
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                                                ASSOCIATE DEPARTMENT CHAIRS                Fran Jarvis
College of Arts and                             Stephen Bacinski                           Associate Department Chair - English and

Sciences                                        Associate Department Chair -
                                                 Mathematics
                                                                                             Communications
                                                                                           Livonia and Warren Campuses
The purpose of the College of Arts and          Grand Rapids Campus                        M.Ed., B.S. Wayne State University
Sciences is to provide students with the        M.S. Western Michigan University
foundational skills and abilities needed for    B.S. Grand Valley State University         Ron Kinsman
academic and professional excellence.                                                      Associate Department Chair - Humanities
These skills encompass analytical and crit-     Roger Brown                                  and Social Sciences
ical thinking, written and oral communica-      Associate Department Chair -               Flint, Lansing, Midland, and Saginaw
tion, mathematical literacy, professional        Mathematics                                 Campuses
excellence and integrity, as well as back-      Battle Creek, Holland, and Kalamazoo       M.A. Central Michigan University
ground in the humanities and social,             Campuses                                  B.A. Saginaw Valley State University
behavioral, and sciences, fundamental to        M.A., B.S. Western Michigan University
global citizenship. In addition, the College                                               Linda Leach
of Arts and Sciences helps students devel-      Charles Bunker                             Associate Department Chair -
op a greater appreciation of artistic, liter-   Associate Department Chair - Science        Mathematics
ary, cultural and historical themes, trends     Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Holland, and   Lansing Campus
and movements.                                   Kalamazoo Campuses                        M.S., B.S. Michigan State University
                                                M.S. Bowling Green State University
DEAN                                            B.S. Grand Valley State University         Adrienne Lewis
Thomas A. Lonergan, Ph.D.                                                                  Associate Department Chair - English and
Ph.D. University of Illinois                    Colleen Coughlin, Ph.D., J.D.               Communications
 Champaign/Urbana                               Associate Department Chair - Humanities    Lansing Campus
B.S. State University of New York at              and Social Sciences                      M.A. Central Michigan University
 Albany                                         Grand Rapids Campus                        B.A. Saginaw Valley State University
                                                Ph.D. Bowling Green State University
DEPARTMENT CHAIRS                               J.D. Indiana University School of Law      Gerald G. Nyambane, Ph.D.
Gary Franchy                                    M.S. Minnesota State University            Associate Department Chair – Humanities
Department Chair - Mathematics                  B.A. Wells College                          and Social Sciences
M.A. Wayne State University                                                                Grand Rapids Campus
B.A. University of Detroit                      Anne Cramer, Ph.D.                         Ph.D. Michigan State University
                                                Associate Department Chair - Humanities    M.S. Michigan State University
Susan Gunn, Ph.D.                                 and Social Sciences                      B.Sc. Egerton University, Kenya
Department Chair - Science                      Livonia and Warren Campuses
Postdoctoral, University of Michigan            Ph.D. Wayne State University               David Poock, Ph.D.
Ph.D. University of Michigan                    M.A. Eastern Michigan University           Associate Department Chair -
B.S. University of Michigan                     B.A. Oakland University                      Mathematics
                                                                                           Flint, Midland, and Saginaw Campuses
Charmayne Mulligan                              Chris Hamstra                              Ph.D. Iowa State University
Department Chair - English and                  Associate Department Chair - English and   M.S., B.S. Iowa State University
 Communications                                  Communications
M.A. East Tennessee State University            Grand Rapids and Holland Campuses          Angela Smith
B.A. Florida Atlantic University                M.A. Western Michigan University           Associate Department Chair - English and
                                                B.A. Calvin College                          Communications
Sharon R. Vriend-Robinette, Ph.D.                                                          Flint, Midland, and Saginaw Campuses
Department Chair - Humanities and Social        Melissa Haswell                            M.A. Eastern Michigan University
 Sciences                                       Associate Department Chair - Science       M.A. University of Phoenix
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University            Flint, Lansing, Midland, and Saginaw       B.A. Saginaw Valley State University
M.A. Bowling Green State University               Campuses
B.A. Calvin College                             M.S., M.A. Central Michigan University
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Tamara Stachowicz                          FACULTY                                   Leigh Harrell, Ph.D.
Associate Department Chair – Social        Karen Clark, D.C.                         Science
 Sciences                                  Science                                   Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Battle Creek, Holland, and Kalamazoo       D.C. National College of Chiropractic     M.S. Oklahoma State University
 Campuses                                  B.S. National College of Chiropractic     B.S. Northeastern State University
M.A. Antioch University                    B.S. Michigan Technological University
B.S. Spring Arbor University                                                         Susan Helser
                                           Kristyne Baumgarten                       Mathematics and Economics
Diana Stout                                Science Lab Coordinator                   M.S. Iowa State University
Associate Department Chair – English and   M.S. Western Michigan University          B.S. University of Michigan – Flint
 Communications                            B.S. Michigan State University            B.F.A. Wayne State University
Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Campuses
M.F.A., B.A. Western Michigan University   Leah Cook                                 Alexander Israetel, Ph.D.
                                           Science Lab Coordinator                   Mathematics
Dan Sullivan                               M.S. Eastern Michigan University          Ph.D. Russian Academy of Sciences
Associate Department Chair – English and   B.S. Central Michigan University          M.S. Turkmen State University
 Communications
Grand Rapids Campus                        Mary Etter                                Joe LaMontagne
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee     English and Communications                Mathematics
B.A. Michigan State University             M.A. Western Michigan University          M.Ed. University of Missouri–Columbia
                                           M.S., B.S. Indiana University             B.S. Northern Michigan University
Sharon Sutliff, D.C.
Associate Department Chair - Science       Mominka Fileva, Ph.D.                     Melissa Lewis
Livonia and Warren Campuses                Humanities and Social Sciences            English
D.C. Sherman College of Chiropractic       Ph.D. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences       M.F.A. New England College
B.A. Virginia Commonwealth University      M.A., B.A. Charles University of Prague   B.A. Albion College

John Suttkus                               Deborah Frank                             Patricia Phillips
Associate Department Chair -               Mathematics                               English and Communications and
  Mathematics                              M.S. Michigan State University             Humanities
Livonia and Warren Campuses                M.S. Miami University                     M.A., B.A. Wayne State University
M.A. Wayne State University                B.S. Cedarville University
B.S. Oakland University                                                              Gina Richards
B.S. University of Central Florida         David Gillespie, Ph.D.                    English
                                           Humanities and Social Sciences            M.A. Central Michigan University
DEPARTMENT COORDINATORS                    Ph.D. Wayne State University              B.A. Saginaw Valley State University
Kathleen Gromilovitz                       M.A. Central Michigan University
Department Coordinator - Mathematics       B.A. Michigan State University            Diane Salinas
 and Economics Online                                                                Mathematics
M.E.A. Virginia Tech University            Ray Grohowski                             M.S. Western Michigan University
B.S. Penn State University                 Mathematics                               B.S. Michigan Technological University
                                           M.S. Case Western Reserve University
Julia VanderMolen, Ph.D.                   B.S. Penn State University                William Schram
Department Coordinator - Science and                                                 Science Lab Coordinator
 Nursing Online                            Suzanne Gut                               M.S., B.S. Wayne State University
Ph.D. Western Michigan University          English and English as a Second           B.B.A. Baker College
M.Ed. Grand Valley State University         Language
M.A. University of Alabama                 M.S. Nova Southeastern University         Neil Shepard, Ph.D.
B.S. Western Michigan University           B.A. Valparaiso University                Humanities and Social Sciences
                                                                                     Ph.D. Bowling Green State University
Sabrina Zoppa                                                                        M.A. California State University-Fullerton
Department Coordinator - Social Sciences                                             B.A. University of Maryland-Baltimore
 Online                                                                               County
M.A. Western Michigan University
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Keith S. Sheppard, Ph.D.                   Deborah Steiner                         Alan Walczak
English                                    Mathematics                             English
Ph.D. Wayne State University               M.S. Virginia Tech University           Director of International Programs
M.A. Wayne State University                B.S. Michigan State University          M.A. Western Michigan University
B.A. Washington University                                                         B.S. Grand Valley State University
                                           Therese Tomaszek, Ph.D.
Robert Shubitowski                         Humanities and Social Sciences          Gregory Wright, Ph.D.
Humanities and Social Sciences             Ph.D. The Florida State University      English
M.A., B.S. Western Michigan University     M.A. Michigan State University          Ph.D. Michigan State University
                                           B.A. Aquinas College                    B.A. Michigan State University
Wayne Sneath, Ph.D.
English and Social Sciences                Qiana Towns                             Lee D. Witt, Ph.D.
Program Director - Experiential Learning   English                                 Mathematics
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University       M.F.A. Bowling Green State University   Ph.D. Western Michigan University
M.A. Miami University                      M.A. Central Michigan University        M.S., B.S. Western Michigan University
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CAMPUS LEADERSHIP                                                                      Tom Lacinski, Ed.D.
CAMPUS DIRECTORS                           DIRECTORS OF                                Interim Director of Academic Services –

Susan Crkovski                             ACADEMIC SERVICES                             Traverse City Campus
                                                                                       Ed.D. Central Michigan University
Executive Campus Director - Warren                                                     M.A. Michigan State University
 Campus                                    Patty Brechbiel                             B.S. Eastern Michigan University
B.B.A. Davenport University                Director of Academic Services - Grand
                                            Rapids Campus                              Scott Miller
Danielle DeLonge                           M.A. Western Michigan University            Director of Academic Services – Saginaw
Executive Campus Director – Lansing        B.A. Aquinas College                         Campus
 Campus                                                                                M.A., B.A.A. Central Michigan University
M.B.A. Davenport University                Betsy Diegel, Ed.D.
B.A. University of Michigan                Director of Academic Services – Midland     Fred Morley
                                            Campus                                     Director of Academic Services – Flint
James W. Loughran, Ph.D.                   Ed.D. Central Michigan University            Campus
Executive Campus Director – Livonia        M.A. Wayne State University                 M.B.A. Saginaw Valley State University
 Campus                                    B.S. Saginaw Valley State University        B.S. Ferris State University
Ph.D. Capella University
M.S.A. Central Michigan University         Sherri Donovan                              Regina Pierce, Ph.D., R.N.
B.B.A. Eastern Michigan University         Executive Director of Academic Services -   Director of Academic Services – Warren
                                            Online                                      Campus
Christopher L. Marx                        M.S. Oklahoma State University              Ph.D. Wayne State University
Interim Campus Director – Battle Creek     B.A. William Jewel College                  M.S., B.S. Wayne State University
  Campus
M.A., M.B.A. Western Michigan University   Jodi Hicks, Ph.D.                           Dianne Rey
B.A. Michigan State University             Assistant Director of Academic Services -   Director of Academic Services - Lansing
                                            Grand Rapids Campus                         Campus
Wilma Mitchell                             Ph.D. Capella University                    M.M. Aquinas College
Interim Campus Director – Flint            M.A. Western Michigan University            B.S. Southern University
M.S.A. Central Michigan University         B.A. Hope College
B.B.A. Detroit College of Business                                                     Shubhada Sagdeo
                                           Linda Hood                                  Director of Academic Services -
Kristy Nelsen                              Director of Academic Services – Holland       Kalamazoo Campus
Campus Director – Midland Campus            Campus                                     Interim Director of Academic Services -
M.Ed. University of Phoenix                M.B.A. Baker College of Graduate Studies      Battle Creek Campus
M.B.A. Central Michigan University         B.A. University of Michigan                 M.S., B.S. Institute of Science, Nagpur,
B.B.A. Davenport University                                                              India
                                           Barbara Huston
Denise Sherman                             Assistant Director of Academic Services -   Kenneth Williams
Campus Director – Saginaw Campus            Online                                     Director of Academic Services – Livonia
B.A.S. University of Michigan              B.B.A. Davenport University                  Campus
                                                                                       M.B.A. Wayne State University
Linda Sievert                                                                          B.B.A. University of Michigan
Campus Director – Holland Campus
M.A. Western Michigan University
B.S. Iowa State University

Kathy Stewart
Campus Director – Kalamazoo Campus
M.B.A., B.B.A. Davenport University




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ADMISSIONS                                                                 and access to programs or activities. In addition, the University
General Admissions                                                         does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational pro-
                                                                           grams, activities, or employment policies as required by Title IX of
Davenport University grants admission to students who are moti-
                                                                           the 1972 Educational Amendments.
vated to work for a degree and whose academic achievements
demonstrate they are prepared to succeed in a university curricu-
lum and graduate.
Our students choose Davenport as their best opportunity to pre-
                                                                           Admissions Process
pare for careers in business, technology, and health professions.          Undergraduate Application
We offer a high-tech learning environment, cutting-edge programs,            1. Submit an official application, plus a $25 non-refundable
accomplished and “real-world” professors, and strong links to the               application fee.
business community.                                                          2. Provide official transcripts of:
                                                                                a. Official transcript documenting the date of graduation from
If you are serious about completing a quality, practical, career-
                                                                                   a regionally accredited high school or proof of
oriented education, Davenport University is committed to your
                                                                                b. Official GED scores or
success.
                                                                                c. Official college transcript documenting 15 or more trans-
You may call toll-free 1-800-686-1600 to speak with a representa-                  ferable semester credits from a regionally accredited
tive regarding admission to the University. Our representatives are                college/university.
prepared to discuss how Davenport can best meet your individual                 d. Provide official college transcript showing successful
needs and the wide variety of programs available, provide informa-                 completion of transferable college-level math and
tion about other support services available to students, and assist                English.
with you with the application process. You may also apply for                3. Prospective students without ACT scores, SAT scores, or
admission online at www.davenport.edu.                                          approved college credit must take a standard COMPASS
                                                                                assessment as arranged by a University representative.
University Admissions reviews all applications on a rolling basis.
The applicant’s official transcripts, test scores, involvement, and
                                                                                   Unofficial college/university transcripts may be reviewed
program will be considered in the admissions decision. Admission
                                                                                   to determine eligibility for admissions. If acceptance is
requirements, criteria, and guidelines are applied equally to all stu-
                                                                                   granted based on that review the student will be allowed
dents, including “home-schooled” students.
                                                                                   to register for classes for one semester. Registration will
A review of the academic credentials will consist of all                           be prohibited for any subsequent semesters until the
high school/college-level coursework and all available                             official college/university transcripts are on file.
standardized test scores.
Applicants for non-credit academic programs may be admitted                  4. Home-schooled students must submit the following docu-
without meeting any of the above requirements with special per-                 mentation:
mission from the University, but are not eligible for Title IV financial        a. Documentation from a home-school agency, local school
aid funds.                                                                         district, or state Department of Education, or
                                                                                b. Notarized transcript of high school courses taken, with
For more information on specific scores or assessment criteria,                    grades.
please contact a Davenport University Admissions Representative.             5. Provide at least one of the following documents to demon-
Except for reasons prohibited by applicable discrimination laws,                strate that you have met the approved criteria for acceptance
students may be excluded from admission or dismissed from                       at Davenport University:
Davenport University at any time for reasons considered appropri-               a. Qualifying ACT scores
ate by the University.                                                          b. Qualifying SAT scores
                                                                             6. A student who meets his or her state’s requirements for home
The University has the right to deny admission to any student who               schooling at the secondary-school level has the academic
is in default on any Title IV HEA loans, which include the                      qualification necessary for Title IV eligibility. Completion of a
Subsidized Stafford Loan, Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, Perkins                   home-schooling program at secondary level may be self-
Loan, and/or PLUS Loan.                                                         certified. A student must show a high school diploma, the
Davenport University has a policy of nondiscrimination regarding                equivalent of a high school diploma, or an alternate to a high
students on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin,                school diploma. High school diploma equivalents are a
sex/gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, age, and religion in            General Education Development Certificate (GED) or a state-
the administration of its admissions policies, educational policies,            certified diploma received after passing a state-authorized
scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered                    exam that is recognized as the equivalent of a high school
programs. Davenport also maintains a policy of nondiscrimination                diploma.
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                                                                          4. Students should work with their advisor to submit verification
Transcript Guidelines                                                        to the Program Director/Associate Chair for Allied Health that
                                                                             all criteria have been met
Students must provide an official copy of their high school and/or
                                                                          5. Complete and sign the Limited Enrollment Form for Medical
all previous college transcripts for their file at Davenport
                                                                             Assistant Program
University. Any students registering for classes without official
                                                                          6. Criminal background check
transcripts on file accept responsibility for ensuring that they are
                                                                             Anyone with a criminal background, especially a person con-
not duplicating courses that might be brought in as transfer credit.
                                                                             victed of a felony, may be unable to enter into and complete
All transcripts must be sent from the originating schools directly to
                                                                             his or her professional practicum and thus graduate from the
Davenport University, and become the property of the University.
                                                                             DU Medical Assisting Program. The professional practicum
Address to:
                                                                             host site, in cooperation with the DU College of Health
Registrar’s Office
                                                                             Professions, determines suitability for placement. Students
6191 Kraft Ave SE
                                                                             are advised to speak with a Medical Assisting Associate
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
                                                                             Department Chair/Program Director if they have any ques-
                                                                             tions. In addition, a person with a criminal background may

Admission to Health Programs                                                 not be eligible to sit for the certification examination in
                                                                             Medical Assisting offered through the American Association
Program standards are specific for each health program and                   of Medical Assisting (AAMA). The AAMA determines if a per-
established so students will be prepared for credentialing examina-          son with a criminal history will be eligible to sit for the certifi-
tions offered by the professional association or the state govern-           cation exam.
ment. Program standards of progress are published in materials            7. Drug screening
provided to health students upon admission to the University.                At the time of the criminal background check, drug testing
Prospective students may request these materials before making               occurs. Any student using illegal substances will be subject
application to the University. Students wishing to enroll in a health        to Davenport University policy as it relates to this matter. See
major should contact the Admissions department at the campus                 the College of Health Professions Student Handbook for
they wish to attend for complete guidelines. In addition, regula-            more information.
tions and requirements for clinical practicums and internships vary,    Re-Entry to the Medical Assisting Program
including vaccinations, physical examination, etc.
                                                                        In order to ensure patient safety and satisfactory practice, stu-
All College of Health Professions students will be asked to complete    dents who stop-out for more than 12 months will be required to
a criminal background check and drug screening (CBC/DS) at the          successfully complete various assessments of their knowledge and
time a major in a health program is declared. This process should be    skills prior to re-entry into the Medical Assisting Program. Students
completed in the first semester of attendance and is included in the    who are unable to pass the assessment(s) will be required to
course HLTH101 Introduction to Health Careers and in HLTH101S           repeat the appropriate MEDA prefix courses as a condition of
Introduction to Health Careers Seminar. Criminal background checks      re-entry.
and drug testing completed elsewhere are not acceptable.
   ■ Prospective students that have been convicted of a felony or
     certain misdemeanors will not be able to participate as a stu-
     dent at most practicum sites, will not be able to complete most
                                                                        Admission to the Nursing Program
     certification and licensing exams, and will find that gainful      Admission to the University is not admission to or acceptance
     employment in most health care settings will not be possible.      into the Nursing Program. Students wishing to enter the Nursing
                                                                        Program should indicate their intention when first applying for
Students are advised to refer to the College of Health Professions
                                                                        enrollment at Davenport University. Students must be formally
Student Handbook or the Nursing Program Student Handbook for
                                                                        admitted to the Nursing Program to enroll in any course that
special requirements as they apply to their program majors.
                                                                        is designated with the prefix NURS. Requirements include the
                                                                        following:

Admission to the Medical Assisting                                         1. Official high school and college transcripts received
                                                                           2. For the diploma in practical nursing (PN) seats are limited;

Program                                                                       entry is competitive and based on the following:
                                                                              ■ Official college transcript from all colleges/universities

                                                                                attended documenting a minimum of 14 or more semester
Admission to the University is not admission to the Medical
                                                                                hours including equivalents to ENGL109, MATH125,
Assisting Program. Students wishing to enter the Medical Assisting
                                                                                BIOL110/110L, BIOL121/121L and BIOL122/122L
Program should indicate their intention when first applying for               ■ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
enrollment at Davenport University. To be admitted to the Medical             ■ Two letters of professional recommendation
Assisting Program, the student must meet the following criteria:              ■ An assessment of learning exam (English, math, and

  1. Application to Davenport University indicating the Medical                 science) is required – Davenport is currently utilizing
      Assisting Program                                                         the TEAS® V Test of Essential Academic Skills for this
  2. Completion of ENGL109 and MATH125                                          assessment.
                                                                              ■ The combined GPA resulting from all previously completed
  3. Completion of the following pre-Medical Assisting courses:
      BIOL115, BIOL116, HLTH101, HLTH110 and HLTH220                            mathematics and science courses within the last 5 years is
                                                                                considered.
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     ■   A brief personal essay (450 words or less) which addresses    Transfer Credit for the PN or BSN Pre-Licensure:
         the required topic.
                                                                       Transfer science courses must have had a lab component to be
     Students are encouraged to submit an application for admis-       considered equivalent. Science courses had to have been taken
     sion to the diploma in practical nursing program during the       within the last five years and students should have received a
     open enrollment period each year. Check the Davenport             minimum of a C or better grade in order for them to be accepted
     University website for the most current information on the        for transfer. Transfer of any course equivalent to Davenport
     deadlines for application to the practical nursing diploma        University NURS prefixed courses is considered on a case by
     program.                                                          case basis but generally must have been completed within one
  3. For the BSN Pre-Licensure Program seats are limited; entry is     year of application to DU’s Nursing program. Nursing students
     competitive and based on the following:                           must meet the residency requirement for graduation from
     ■ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale          Davenport University.
     ■ Two letters of professional recommendation
                                                                       Withdrawal from the Nursing Program
     ■ An assessment of learning exam (English, math, and

       science) is required – Davenport is currently utilizing         Nursing students who withdraw or are unable to progress may
       the TEAS® V Test of Essential Academic Skills for this          seek readmission by reapplying in writing to the Associate
       assessment.                                                     Department Chair of Nursing. Students seeking readmission may
     ■ The combined GPA resulting from all previously completed
                                                                       be required to pass various assessments to ensure the continued
       mathematics and science courses within the past 5 years         command of previously learned material. Students who are unable
       is considered
                                                                       to pass these assessments will be required to repeat certain cours-
     ■ A brief personal essay (450 words or less) which addresses
                                                                       es as a condition of readmission.
       the required topic.
                                                                       Students stopping out of the nursing program for more than
     Students are encouraged to submit an application for admis-
                                                                       one year are subject to completion of the full application for the
     sion to the BSN Pre-Licensure nursing program during the
                                                                       admissions process and repeating the Nursing Program from the
     open enrollment periods each year. Check the Davenport
                                                                       beginning.
     University website for the most current information on the
     deadlines for application to the BSN Pre-Licensure program.       Nursing students should refer to the Nursing Program Student
                                                                       Handbook for further explanation of the policies and procedures of
  4. For the BSN-RN Completion Program, entry is based on the
                                                                       the Nursing Program.
     following:
     ■ Submission of current unencumbered, unrestricted RN

        license
     ■ Associate degree or diploma in nursing with a minimum of        Admission as a Dual Enrollment
        60 semester hours, including liberal arts and sciences
     ■ Submission of official transcripts from previous nursing

        program and all previously attended colleges/universities
                                                                       Student
     ■ Minimum of a 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale in previous
                                                                       Michigan students enrolled in courses at Davenport University via
        nursing program                                                the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act are permitted to regis-
     ■ Two letters of professional recommendation                      ter through the entirety of their participation in dual enrollment pro-
     ■ A brief personal essay (450 words or less) which addresses      grams providing they have met the state of Michigan requirements
        the required topic.                                            for participation. High school students may attend the University
     ■ Completion of criminal background check and drug                when they provide written permission from their high school princi-
        screening (can be completed 1st semester of attendance         pal or legal guardian. The student is subject to all policies, proce-
        in HLTH101S)                                                   dures, fees, and tuition costs of the University.
     Admission to the BSN-RN Completion Program is considered
     on a rolling basis when all the application materials have
     been received. If selected for admission, the RN will be grant-
     ed “Advanced Standing”, contact the Nursing Advisor for
                                                                       Admission as a Guest Student
                                                                       A student in good standing at another college or university in the
     details.
                                                                       state of Michigan may be admitted as a guest student. This stu-
All requirements listed above must be met before you will be con-      dent assumes the responsibility of determining whether or not the
sidered for admission to the program of your choice.                   courses taken at Davenport University apply to the student’s pro-
                                                                       gram of study at his or her home institution. A separate guest
To obtain nursing admissions materials and gain assistance in
                                                                       application must be submitted for each semester that the guest
completing the application process, please see the Nursing
                                                                       student attends Davenport University. The standard MACRAO
Advisor at your campus or visit our website at
                                                                       (Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions
www.davenport.edu.
                                                                       Officers) application can be obtained from the institution awarding
If you have been convicted of a felony or certain misde-               the guest student his or her degree.
meanors, this may preclude you from participating as a stu-
dent in some clinical sites, and you may not be allowed to take
the NCLEX examination—the state board licensing examina-
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                                                                            International Admissions to Online Programs
Admission for International Students                                        Davenport University also offers complete degree programs online.
International Student Admissions                                            International students wishing to pursue their education in this way
                                                                            do not need USCIS documents or a student visa since they can
Apply online at www.davenport.edu for undergraduate or graduate
                                                                            take all classes without physically entering the United States.
admission as an international student and include the application
                                                                            Information about being an online student at Davenport University
fee (US $50.00) and I-20 Processing fee (US $100.00). International
                                                                            can be found at http://www.davenport.edu/davenport-university-
students transferring to Davenport University from a high school,
                                                                            online.
college or university within the United States will pay a US $25.00
application fee. You will also need:

Undergraduate
■ Official high school or college/university transcripts. All interna-
                                                                            Admission as a Transfer Student
                                                                            Those applying as transfer students who wish to have credits from
tional transcripts (except Canadian Colleges and Universities, and          another college evaluated and applied to the Davenport degree
partner institutions) must be evaluated by one of the recognized            must have an official transcript sent to the Registrar’s Office.
credential evaluation services such as Education Credential                 Generally speaking, courses with comparable content and intensi-
Evaluators or World Educational Services.                                   ty to those at Davenport in which the applicant earned a “C” grade
■ Official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
                                                                            or better can be applied toward Davenport programs. Regardless
score                                                                       of the number of credits accepted from other institutions, all trans-
Minimum scores required for admissions are 37 (internet-based               fer students must meet Davenport’s minimum residency require-
test) or 420 (paper-based test). A minimum score of 5.0 on the              ments.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) will also be
considered for admission with English as a Second Language pre-             Transfer applicants with a bachelor’s degree from another institu-
requisite courses. TOEFL scores of 500 (paper-based test) or 61             tion may earn a second bachelor’s degree from Davenport
(internet-based test) or IELTS scores of 6.5 or higher will exempt          University, provided the curriculum at Davenport University is sub-
the student from the ESL (English as a Second Language) prereq-             stantially different from the curriculum involved in the first degree.
uisite course requirement. TOEFL or IELTS scores must be within             Applicants must also fulfill Davenport University residency require-
the last two calendar years. The TOEFL or IELTS requirement may             ments for the second degree.
be waived if the student has qualified ACT or SAT scores, has               Transfer applicants who have earned an associate degree or cer-
graduated from an accredited institution in the United States within        tificate from an accredited institution may, under prescribed condi-
the last two calendar years, or has transfer credits for college-level      tions of articulation, receive transfer of those credits toward a
English and math courses. Please contact the Admissions Office              bachelor’s degree at Davenport University. The University has
for additional information.                                                 articulation agreements with many community colleges and career
■ Documentation of financial ability                                        schools in its geographic area; these agreements assure transfer
U.S. Immigration regulations require prospective students to pro-           of credit, provided a passing grade was earned.
vide documentation of financial ability before a Certificate of
Eligibility Form I-20 can be issued. To document financial ability,
send a completed Statement of Financial Proof Form and an offi-
cial bank statement or official letter on bank letterhead signed by
                                                                            Admission with Advanced Credit
an officer of the bank stating the minimum required amount of
money available in cash. If the account holder is someone other
                                                                            through Articulation
than the student, the account holder must complete the Statement            The University maintains articulation agreements with area high
of Financial Proof Form; a notary or bank official is required to           schools and career/technical centers. Through these agreements,
authenticate sponsor’s signature. If the account holder is a busi-          students may be admitted into selected second-level college
ness, the owner(s) of the business must issue an official statement         courses. Students interested in obtaining advanced standing
indicating that the required funds have been allocated to sponsor           through high school articulation agreements should contact the
the student. This document establishes the connection between               Admissions Office for more information.
the student and the bank statement.
Once admitted, international students will be issued an accept-
ance letter and Form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility), which they          Military/Veterans’ Information
must submit to the U.S. embassy (or consulate) in their home                Davenport University has a team of active and prior-service military
country (if a visa is required) to apply for an F1 (student) visa. To       staff, who know first-hand how to navigate VA and military benefits
maintain their F1 status, students must be enrolled full-time, in           and resources for those interested in returning to school, please
accordance with USCIS (United States Citizenship and                        visit http://www.davenport.edu/partnerships/military-students for
Immigration Services) requirements. The International Office                more information.
provides students specific guidelines regarding USCIS require-
ments.                                                                      Those eligible to receive educational benefits through the Veterans
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These forms are available at the GI Bill website, www.gibill.va.gov.    Students should contact the Registrar’s Office for further infor-
Applicants who are unsure of eligibility for benefits should contact    mation.
VA Education Benefits at 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).
                                                                        Professional Certifications/Licenses
Those using veterans’ benefits are also strongly encouraged to          Credit may be granted upon receipt of certain professional
contact one of Davenport’s VA Certifying Officials (1-866-925-3884)     certifications/licenses. Those who feel this may apply should con-
for help with questions regarding the application form. Speaking        sult an Advisor or the Registrar’s Office for additional information.
with the VA Certifying Official is especially important for those who
will be using benefits under Chapter 31–Vocational Rehabilitation
Program. Veterans should submit documentation of all prior mili-
tary training and experience for evaluation and possible awarding
                                                                        College of Business Credit for
of University credit.
                                                                        Professional Certifications
                                                                        AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BANKING (AIB)

Noncollegiate Credit Options                                            AIB Principle of Finance
                                                                        AIB Analyzing Financial
                                                                                                                FINC220 Money and Banking
                                                                                                                FINC221 Financial Analysis
The University will grant credit for the following nontraditional       Statements
credit options under prescribed conditions. Students should con-
                                                                        AIB Financial Accounting                ACCT200 Accounting Basics for
sult an Advisor or the Registrar’s Office for additional guidelines                                             Managers
and procedures.
                                                                        AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL BOOKKEEPERS
Advanced Placement Exams (AP)
                                                                        Certified Bookkeeper                    ACCT201 Accounting Foundations I
The University will, under prescribed conditions, grant credit for
the Advanced Placement Exams (AP) subject examinations that             AMERICAN PRODUCTION AND INVENTORY CONTROL
are administered by the College Board.                                  SOCIETY (APICS)
                                                                        Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)
College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB)
                                                                        Certified Resource Improvement      6 Business elective credits
Advanced credit will be granted when the student earns qualifying       Manager
scores on the Advanced Placement tests of the College Entrance
                                                                        Delivering Products and Services        MGMT413 Supply Chain Mgmt
Examination Board.                                                      Paired with: Enterprise Concepts &
                                                                        Fundamentals
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
The University will, under prescribed conditions, grant credit for      Designing Products and Proc.            3 Business elective credits
                                                                        Paired with: Identifying and Creating Demand
the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject examina-
tions that are administered by the College Board.                       Integrated Enterprise Mgmt              2 Business elective credits
                                                                        Certified in Production and Inventory Control (CPIM)
Corporate/Noncollegiate Training
                                                                        Certified Production and Inventory    MGMT413 + 2 Business elective
Based on the recommendation of the National Program on                  Manager                               credits
Noncollegiate Sponsored Instruction, credit may be granted for
                                                                        Basics of Supply Chain Mgmt             MGMT413 Supply Chain Mgmt
educational programs sponsored by noncollegiate organizations
(labor, government, business, associations, private training organi-    Detailed Scheduling and Planning        2 Business elective credits

zations).                                                               Execution and Control of                2 Business elective credits
                                                                        Operations
DSST (formerly DANTES) Examination Program
                                                                        Master Planning of Resources            2 Business elective credits
The University will, under prescribed conditions, grant credit for
                                                                        Strategic Mgmt of Resources             MGMT413 Supply Chain Mgmt
the DSST Examination Program that is administered by the
Educational Testing Service.                                            AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR QUALITY
                                                                        Certified Quality Manager               MGMT412 + 5 Business elective
Military Service Training
                                                                                                                credits
The University recognizes learning gained from specialized training
                                                                        Certified Quality Auditor               MGMT412 Quality Systems
and experiences in the military service. A timely evaluation will be
done using the Education Guide to the Evaluation of Educational         Certified Quality Improvement           MGMT412 Quality Systems
                                                                        Assoc.
Experiences in the Armed Services, published by the American
Council on Education. Credits will be applied to the student’s          Certified Quality Engineer              MGMT412 Quality Systems
degree program as substantiated by appropriate military records         Certified Quality Technician            MGMT412 Quality Systems
submitted to the Registrar’s Office.                                    H & R BLOCK
Proficiency Examination Program (ACT-PEP)                               H & R Block Income Tax Course           ACCT315 Federal Taxation I
The University will, under prescribed conditions, grant credit for      JACKSON-HEWITT TAX SERVICE
the Proficiency Examination Program (PEP) examinations that are
                                                                        Jackson-Hewitt Basic Income             ACCT315 Federal Taxation I
administered by the American College Testing Program (ACT).             Tax Courses (BIT1-3)
Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
The University is an institutional member of SOC and meets all
SOC criteria in awarding degrees to servicemembers and veterans.

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HUMAN RESOURCE CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE (HRCI)                                 Cisco Certified Security                 NETW111, NETW112, NETW211,
(FOUNDED BY SHRM)                                                             Professional (CCSP)                      NETW212, NETW311 and NETW312

Professional in HR (PHR)                 HRMG213 Human Resource Mgmt          Cisco Certified Internet Expert          NETW111, NETW112, NETW211,
                                                                              (CCIE) Routing & Switching               NETW212, NETW311, NETW312,
Senior Professional in HR (SPHR)         HRMG213 Human Resource Mgmt                                                   NETW411 and NETW412
Or                                       HRMG313 Staffing Organizations       Interconnecting Cisco Networking         NETW111 and NETW112
Global Professional in HR (GPHR)         HRMG350 Training for Organizations   Devices Part 1

                                         HRMG433 Compensation                 Interconnecting Cisco Networking          NETW211 and NETW212
                                         Administration                       Devices Part 2
                                                                              #This list does not include all possible Cisco certification. Please submit any
INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MANAGERS                                  that you have earned for evaluation at time of admission to the University.
(JAMES MADISON UNIV.)
                                                                              INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF E-COMMERCE
Certified Manager Certification (CM)     MGMT211 Management Foundations
                                                                              CONSULTANTS (EC COUNCIL)
INSTITUTE OF SUPPLY MANAGEMENT                                                Certified Ethical Hacker                 IAAS321 Securing the
Certified Purchasing Manager             MGMT413 + 6 Business elective        CEH312-50                                Infrastructure
                                         credits
                                                                              Certified VoIP Professional              NETW326 IP Telephony
Accredited Purchasing Professional       MGMT413 + 1 Business elective        ECVP312-78
                                         credit
                                                                              Computer Hacking Forensics               IAAS421 Computer Forensics
INSTITUTE OF FINANCIAL EDUCATION (IFE)                                        Investigator CHF312-49

The University will grant transfer credit for appropriate IFE courses.        Disaster Recovery Professional           IAAS245 Disaster Recovery
                                                                              EDRP312-76

                                                                              INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY
College of Technology Credit for                                              CERTIFICATION CONSORTIUM (ISC)2

Professional Certifications                                                   Certified Systems Security
                                                                              Professional (CISSP)
                                                                                                                       Various* (up to 24 credits)


ADOBE                                                                         INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)          Various*                             PROFESSIONALS
Exams                                                                         Certified Professional Secretary (CPS)   Various*
Adobe CS Design Master (ACE)             Various*                             Certified Administrative
Exams                                                                         Professional (CAP)                       Various*
Adobe CS Web Master (ACE)                Various*                             MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Exams
                                                                              Various*                                 Various*
Adobe CS Video Master (ACE)              Various*
Exams                                                                         NOVELL CORPORATION
COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION                                     Various*                                 Various*
(COMPTIA)                                                                     PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI)
CompTIA A+                               NETW101 PC Operating Systems         Project Management Professional          GPMT350 Principles of
                                         NETW201 PC Maintenance and           Certification                            Project Management or
                                         Management                                                                    GPMT499 Certified Project
CompTIA Server+                          NETW101 PC Operating Systems                                                  Management Professional
                                                                                                                       Preparation
CompTIA Network+                         NETW220 Data Communications
                                         and Networks                         SECURITY CERTIFIED PROGRAM
CompTIA Linux+                           NETW217 Unix Operating System        SCO 402-Network Defense and              IAAS322 Network
                                                                              Countermeasures                          Defense/Countermeasures
                                         NETW235 UNIX/LINUX Server
                                         Administration                       SCO 411-Hardening the                    IAAS321 Securing the
                                                                              Infrastructure                           Infrastructure
CompTIA Security+                        IAAS221 Security Foundations or
                                         IAAS224 Implementing Network         SUN
                                         Security                             Sun Certified Java Programmer            CISP237 and CISP239
CompTIA Strata                           CISP112 Applied Information          (SCJP) Exam #CX-310-035
                                         Technology                           VMWARE
CISCO CORPORATION#                                                            VMWare Certified Professional on         NETW435 Virtualization
Cisco Certified Network                  NETW111, NETW112, NETW211            VSphere
Administrator (CCNA)                     and NETW212                          WORLD ORGANIZATION OF WEBMASTERS (WOW)
Cisco Certified Network                  NETW311, NETW312, NETW411            190-101 Web Designer Apprentice          CISP314 Web Design
Professional (CCNP)                      and NETW412                          (CWDSA-Apprentice)
Cisco Certified Network                  NETW111, NETW112, NETW211,
                                                                              *Please check with an Advisor for complete details on industry certifications
Administrator (CCNA) Security            NETW212, NETW311 and NETW312
                                                                              and equivalent College of Technology courses.
                                                                              Note: all certifications must have been earned within the last two years prior
                                                                              to articulation.
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                                                                                AMERICAN RED CROSS
College of Health Professions Credit                                            *CPR/AED for the Professional
                                                                                Rescuer And Standard First Aid
                                                                                                                       HLTH100 Cardiopulmonary
                                                                                                                       Resuscitation/First Aid
for Professional Certifications                                                 *It requires both the approved CPR card and First Aid card from one of
                                                                                these associations to be awarded HLTH100.
AMERICAN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
ASSOCIATION (AHIMA)
Certified Coding Associate (CCA)        HINT110 Health Record Content
                                        HINT221 ICD Coding
                                                                                Orientation and Assessment
                                        HINT222 CPT/HCPCS Procedural            Orientation at Davenport University is the final step in the admission
                                        Coding                                  process and is designed to aid in the transition to Davenport for all
                                        HINT223 Advanced Coding                 students new to the University. Whether a student attends a virtual
                                        HINT294 Coding Practicum                or in-seat orientation, Davenport University’s policies, resources,
                                        (Lecture)                               and expectations are outlined. All information regarding orientation
                                        HINT294C Coding Practicum (Lab)         including signup can be found at http://www.davenport.edu/
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)       HLTH110 Medical Terminology             student-affairs/orientation
Or                                      HINT110 Health Record Content           2011 high school graduates attending the W.A. Lettinga Campus
Certified Coding Specialist             HINT221 ICD Coding                      must attend an in-seat orientation held during the summer months
– Physician based (CCS-P)               HINT222 CPT/HCPCS Procedural            and Panther Prowl held August 24th through August 26th 2011.
                                        Coding                                  Adult, Transfer, and all Non-Lettinga students must complete the
                                        HINT223 Advanced Coding                 virtual orientation by the first day of classes. There is also a new
                                        HINT250 Introduction to                 student reception held at each campus near the beginning of each
                                        Reimbursement Systems                   semester to aid in a successful start for students.
                                        HINT294 Coding Practicum
                                        (Lecture)                               Assessment
                                        HINT294C Coding Practicum (Lab)         All incoming First Time In Any College (FTIAC) matriculating stu-
Registered Health Information           HLTH110 Medical Terminology
                                                                                dents must participate in the COMPASS assessment program
Technician (RHIT)+                                                              unless they are admitted with a qualifying ACT or SAT score.
                                        HINT110 Health Record Content
                                                                                Students who transfer English or math credit do not need to take
                                        HINT221 ICD Coding
                                                                                the English portion or the mathematics portion, respectively, of the
                                        HINT222 CPT/HCPCS Procedural
                                        Coding                                  COMPASS assessment. All students who assess at the
                                        HINT223 Advanced Coding                 Foundations of Learning level must take Foundation of Learning
                                        HINT250 Introduction to
                                                                                classes before enrolling in other classes. In order to complete their
                                        Reimbursement Systems                   schedules, students may concurrently take select college-level
                                        HINT294 Coding Practicum                classes that do not have English and/or math prerequisites.
                                        (Lecture)                               Non-matriculating students identified as “course-only” and other
                                        HINT294C Coding Practicum               special situations such as the guest student program are not
                                        (Lab)                                   required to attend orientation or to participate in the COMPASS
It the student has completed equivalent courses and course descriptions         assessment.
are submitted for evaluation; the following courses may also be awarded:
                                        HINT203 Health Care Delivery
                                        Systems
                                        HINT209 Quality Assurance
                                                                                University Fees and Expenses
                                        Health Care                             Admissions Fees:
                                        HINT297 HIT Practicum                     Application Fee (undergraduate and graduate),
                                        (Lecture)                                    non-refundable                                              25.00
                                        HINT297C HIT Practicum (Lab)              Application Fee (international undergraduate
+ Students may also submit AMRA American Medical Records Association’s               and graduate), non-refundable                               50.00
Accredited Records Technician (ART) Certification. Credit is evaluated based      I-20 Processing Fee                                           100.00
on the age of the initial certification. A current annual membership and/or
                                                                                  Application Fee (international partnership
documented work experience must also be submitted. If a student possess-
es RHIT or ART certifications they are not eligible to complete the HIT asso-        school undergraduate and graduate),
ciate’s degree and should pursue the HIM bachelor’s degree.                          non-refundable                                              25.00
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PROFESSIONAL CODERS                                         Counseling No Show Fee                                           20.00
Certified Professional Coder (CPC)      HLTH110 Medical Terminology
                                                                                Deferred Payment Fee                                             30.00
                                        HINT222 CPT/HCPCS Procedural
                                        Coding                                  Exams for Credit Fee                                 Actual Test Cost
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION                                                        Exam Proctoring Fee (DU Student)                              15.00
                                                                                  Exam Proctoring Fee (Non-DU Student)                          25.00
*BLS/CPR Health Care Provider           HLTH100 Cardiopulmonary
and Heartsaver First Aid                Resuscitation/First Aid (1 credit)      ID Card Replacement Fee                                          35.00


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Judicial Fee: Alcohol or other Drug Education                     100.00       mation about refunds, repayment, and withdrawals reference
                                                                               the Refund, Repayment, and Withdrawal Policy section of this
Judicial Fee: Alcohol or other Drug Counseling                    300.00
                                                                               catalog.
Late Registration Fee                                               50.00
                                                                               Students may not re-enroll for a subsequent semester or receive
Nursing Assessment Admissions Exam                                  75.00      official transcripts or a diploma unless all balances owed have
                                                                               been paid in full.
Parking Pass Replacement Fee                                        25.00

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Fees:
  PLA Application Fee (per course)
  PLA per Course Granted Fee
                                                                    55.00      Admission to Online Programs
     (Limit 10 Courses)                                           265.00       Davenport University’s online course offerings provide an innova-
                                                                               tive, interactive, distance-learning environment as another educa-
Registration Fee (per semester)                                   110.00       tional option to meet students’ unique learning and lifestyle needs.
Returned Check Fee                                                  30.00      Students use the power of the Internet to accelerate their pace of
Student Activity Fee (per semester)                                 85.00      learning. Online courses provide an excellent solution to round out
(W.A. Lettinga Campus only)                                                    student schedules and allow learning and knowledge sharing from
                                                                               a distance.
Student Activity Fee (per semester)                                 25.00
                                                                               All Davenport University online courses are of the same high quali-
(Campuses other than Lettinga)
                                                                               ty as in-seat courses. Students may earn their entire graduate or
Technology Fee (per semester)                                       40.00      undergraduate degree online, or they can pursue a few courses to
Transcript Fee (per copy)                                           10.00      update their skills and become more marketable.

Student Insurance: (per semester)
  Domestic Accident and Sickness Plan                           1,045.00
                                                                               What to Expect
  International Accident and Sickness Plan                        694.00       Online learning uses technology to bring quality education to stu-
  International On-Call Plan                                      100.00       dents needing a high degree of flexibility in their schedules or to
  See details on Student Insurance at                                          those who have limited access to higher education in their com-
     http://www.davenport.edu/student-affairs/                                 munities. State-of-the-art technology links faculty members to stu-
     health-wellness/student-insurance                                         dents and students to their classmates. Here is an idea of what to
                                                                               expect:
Residence Hall Fees:
  Residence Hall Application Fee                                               Assignments
    (non-refundable)                                               60.00       From the first day of class, students will have a detailed learning
  Residence Hall Security Deposit                                 100.00       plan to follow. This plan outlines assignments, deadlines, and
  See details on fees for Residential Life at:                                 course outcomes.
    http://housing.davenport.edu
                                                                               Discussions
Note: All fees and rates are subject to change. Specific fees related to       Any time day or night, students can go online to see what has
courses can be found in the Course Descriptions section.
                                                                               been discussed in class since they last logged on. Students are
Students should contact the campus they will be attending for                  able to offer input to the course or invite others to a chat room for
specific tuition rates. Tuition must be paid before the start of each          real-time conversation.
semester via the Student Payment Center or by mail with a money                Students will receive frequent feedback through the course soft-
order or personal check. Payment Plan details are available on the             ware platform and/or email.
Davenportal or can be obtained from your campus advisor.
Because Davenport University is an independent, nonprofit univer-              Academic Expectations
sity, students may be eligible for certain financial aid programs that         Online course work at Davenport University relies heavily on writ-
are not available at public institutions. It is important that students        ten communication and problem-solving skills. In addition, mini-
complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be              mum computer skills such as email functions, word processing,
considered for these programs. These forms are available online at             cutting and pasting, etc., are necessary. Because Davenport wants
www.fafsa.ed.gov. The majority of students attending halftime or               students to have a successful online learning experience, they are
more receive financial assistance for educational expenses at                  expected to have these skills before taking online courses.
Davenport University.                                                          Students are strongly encouraged to actively participate in the vir-
Official notice of all withdrawal, failure to attend, or schedule              tual classroom a minimum of five days a week. Students deter-
changes (including no attendance in any courses) must be made in               mine which days and times of day they attend their course(s).
writing or verbally to the student’s Advisor. Failure to do so                 However, students are expected to meet assignment deadlines
will result in full charges. The date of official notice is used to            established in advance by the instructor.
calculate all adjustments to charges. Refunds, if applicable, will
be made within 30 days of receipt of official notification. Refunds
are based on the full tuition charge per course; fees, room,
board, and books are non-refundable. For more specific infor-

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Getting Started                                                           Online Programs
Applying                                                                  Davenport University is accredited to offer complete degrees
Students who have never attended Davenport University may                 online. Entire programs offered online are noted at http://www.
apply for admission by completing the University application at           davenport.edu/davenport-university-online.
any Davenport University campus or by applying online at
www.davenport.edu.

Scheduling Courses                                                        Davenport Online Technology
Once admitted to Davenport University (or if currently enrolled at
Davenport University), students may schedule online courses,              Requirements
either on campus with an Academic Advisor or online.                      Students planning to take online courses must meet the following
                                                                          technology requirements:
Preparing for Class                                                       Use Your Own Computer
Online Course Orientation                                                 Davenport University strongly suggests students use their own
Students should prepare for online courses by viewing the online          computers, but have a backup in case their primary computer can-
tutorial at www.davenport.edu.                                            not be accessed. Alternate sources include the Davenport
                                                                          University Libraries, friends, family, the public library or any other
Purchasing Textbook/Course Material
                                                                          reliable sources of access to the Internet. Students should be able
Students should purchase all online course materials through the
                                                                          to participate in the virtual classroom at least five days a week.
online bookstore service, MBS Direct. Materials are available
approximately 30 to 45 days before the start of courses and will be       Minimum Skills Set
delivered directly to the student.                                        Students should be able to perform at least the following skills:
                                                                            • Send and receive email
Students can order books online, by mail, or by toll-free fax or
                                                                            • Work with word processing programs
phone. Visit http://direct.mbsbooks.com/davenport.htm or call
                                                                            • Work with files and folders
MBS Direct at (800) 325-3252 for more information.
                                                                            • Copy and paste items
Students should order their books at least one week before the              • Use and navigate Internet sites
start of the course.
                                                                          Meet Hardware and Software Specs
Students who have financial aid and have excess funds allowing            To work most effectively with online courses, a student’s computer
them to purchase textbooks should allow 24 hours for the text-            system must meet certain hardware and software specifications.
book voucher to appear in the MBS system.                                 To see the most up-to-date online requirements, visit
Some online course sections will be utilizing E-Books. The course         http://www.davenport.edu/davenport-university-online. Please note
description reflects the book fee that will be included when tuition      that certain courses will require students to have additional soft-
and fees are assessed.                                                    ware.

Course Access                                                             Use an Anti-virus Program
The earliest that students can access their online course(s) is two       Davenport University Online highly recommends that the student’s
days before the start of the semester or session.                         computer have—and constantly run—an effective anti-virus pro-
                                                                          gram. Recommendations are found at www.davenport.edu.

Technical Support
Technical Support is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day
at (877) 899-1499 ext. 1200.
For additional information, visit the Davenport University Online
website at http://www.davenport.edu/davenport-university-online
or call (800) 322-3984 ext. 1212.




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FINANCIAL AID                                                           The expense budget is set by the University and reflects modest
FAFSA: An Important First Step                                          indirect costs (books, travel, and personal expenses) beyond the
                                                                        standard tuition, fees, room, and board charges. A student’s finan-
To determine most equitably the distribution of funds for financial
                                                                        cial need figure results from the difference between “Total College
aid, Davenport University requires all students applying for assis-
                                                                        Expenses” and the “Expected Family Contribution.”
tance to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA). This is a federal government form and it establishes eligi-
bility for assistance from federal and state governments as well as
from Davenport University. The FAFSA is free, and a student             Student Financial Aid Rights and
should never be asked to pay a fee to complete the FAFSA. To be
eligible for financial aid, students must be citizens of the United     Responsibilities
States or eligible non-citizens and must be seeking a degree or         The Financial Aid Office staff is committed to assisting students in
certificate in a program that is at least 24 semester credits and       understanding the student financial aid programs and policies.
30 weeks (two semesters) in length. Students enrolled in shorter        Knowing these rights and responsibilities puts students in a better
programs, in programs leading to specialty certificates, or in other    position to make decisions about educational goals and how to
specially designed series or groups of courses are generally not        achieve them.
eligible for financial aid. Students must also meet standards of sat-
isfactory academic progress in their courses of study to maintain       Students have the responsibility to know about and do the
eligibility. Students must complete the FAFSA each academic year        following:
                                                                          ■ Be enrolled in an eligible program leading to a degree or
to determine continued eligibility for most programs. Audited
classes cannot be used to determine eligibility for financial aid.           diploma before receiving federal aid
                                                                          ■ Complete all applications accurately and submit them on
The Davenport website (davenport.edu) has information about
financial aid resources and the financial aid process. In addition           time to the correct place
                                                                          ■ Be aware of and comply with the deadlines for application or
financial aid counselors are available at Davenport campuses to
meet with students.                                                          reapplication for financial aid
                                                                          ■ Return, in a timely manner, all additional documentation, veri-
                                                                             fication information, corrections, and/or new information

Determination of Awards                                                      requested by either the Financial Aid Office, the Michigan
                                                                             Office of Scholarships and Grants, or the agency to which the
Most aid dollars are awarded on the basis of a congressional for-            application was submitted
mula that measures each family’s ability to pay college expenses.         ■ Be aware of the school refund, satisfactory academic
The formula takes into account factors such as family income and             progress, and withdrawal procedures as found in this school
assets, family size, retirement needs of parents, student’s earnings         catalog, schedules, and financial aid notifications
and savings, and number of children in college. The “fairness” of         ■ Be aware that no adjustments to charges—tuition, fees,
the formula is continually reviewed and alterations frequently occur         books, etc.—are made for students who stop attending with-
to ensure that the results represent a realistic measurement of              out official notice of withdrawal made to Advising (see specif-
each family’s ability to make college expense payments.                      ic refund grids published each semester)
                                                                          ■ Be aware that withdrawal from all classes before the 60%
The financial need equation is as follows:
                                                                             point in time of the semester requires the University to calcu-
                                                                             late an amount to be returned to the federal aid programs
                                                                          ■ Be aware that if the amount of federal aid disbursed exceeds
    Total                  Expected
                                                     Financial               the amount of federal aid earned as of the date of withdraw-
    College          -     Family            =       Need                    al, either the University, or the student, or both are required to
    Expenses               Contribution
                                                                             return some portion of federal aid to the federal government
 (Direct and             (Formula                 (Aid Eligibility        ■ Understand that at the end of every semester, for students
 Indirect Costs)         Mandated by              Maximum)                   who withdrew unofficially from the University (that is, stopped
                         Congress Called                                     attending all classes before the end of the semester), a calcu-
                         Federal                                             lation of return of federal funds may be required, if their docu-
                         Methodology)                                        mented last day of attendance, as reported by the faculty, is
                                                                             before the 60% point in time of the semester
                                                                          ■ Provide correct information (in most instances, misreporting
                                                                             information on financial aid application forms is a violation of
(See the Davenport website for current tuition, fees and Financial
                                                                             federal law and may be considered a criminal offense under
Aid information.)
                                                                             the U.S. Criminal Code)
                                                                          ■ Read, understand, and keep copies of all forms for which the
                                                                             student supplies a signature
                                                                          ■ Comply with the terms of all agreements that are signed
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  ■ Register for all classes that the student will be attempting           required from July 1 of the year before enrollment. Award amounts
     during any one semester, before the final date to register for        range up to $1,100 per year.
     classes
                                                                           Michigan Competitive Scholarship*
Students have the right to know the following:                             The Michigan Competitive Scholarship program is based upon the
  ■ What financial aid programs are available                              ACT test students take in high school and demonstrated financial
  ■ The deadlines for submitting applications for each of the              need. Students must apply by completing the FAFSA before the
    available financial aid programs                                       priority deadline of March 1. Awards range up to $1,100 per year.
  ■ How financial aid will be distributed, how decisions on that           Eligibility is limited to 10 semesters. Students enrolled at least half-
    distribution are made, and the basis for those decisions               time are eligible if need is established. Michigan residency is
  ■ How financial aid is determined (this includes knowing the             required from July 1 of the year before enrollment.
    basis for the cost of attendance budget and how these budg-
                                                                           Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)*
    ets were determined: tuition, fees, room and board, trans-
                                                                           Davenport University fully participates in the Tuition Incentive
    portation, books and supplies, and personal and miscella-
                                                                           Program (TIP) administered through the Michigan Office of
    neous expenses)
                                                                           Scholarships and Grants. This program was designed to promote
  ■ How much financial need has been met, as determined by
                                                                           high school completion by providing assistance for tuition and fees
    the institution
                                                                           to eligible lower-income students enrolled in a certificate or an asso-
  ■ An explanation of the various programs in their financial aid
                                                                           ciate degree program.
    package
  ■ The school refund policy as stated in this University catalog          To qualify, students must fulfill the following conditions:
  ■ How the school determines satisfactory academic progress                 1. Be a U.S. citizen or resident alien and resident of the state of
    and the consequences of failure to meet these standards                     Michigan.
  ■ What portion of the financial aid received must be repaid and            2. Be identified as Medicaid eligible by the Family
    what portion is gift aid; and if they receive a loan, the right to          Independence Agency (FIA).
    know the interest rate, the total amount that must be repaid             3. Have completed high school requirements before reaching
    and the repayment procedures, the length of time they have                  20 years of age.
    to repay the loan, and when repayment is to begin.                       4. Be enrolled at least half-time during the academic year and
                                                                                pursuing a certificate or an associate degree.
Contact the Financial Aid Office for additional information.
                                                                             5. Must complete the certification form mailed to them before
                                                                                graduation from high school.

Description of Financial Aid Programs                                        6. Initiate enrollment at a participating college up to four years
                                                                                after high school graduation or GED completion. All benefits

and Services                                                                    must be used within 10 years after high school graduation or
                                                                                GED completion.
Federal Gift Aid                                                           Eligible students may qualify for funding through the TIP program.
Federal Pell Grant                                                         Those interested should contact the Financial Aid Office for addi-
Gift assistance based on need awarded through the federal gov-             tional information or call the TIP information number at (888) 447-
ernment. The amounts range from approximately $602 to $5,550,              2687.
based on appropriations. Students must apply by filing the FAFSA.          *All Michigan awards are contingent on budgeted appropriation and funds
                                                                           available.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Students must apply for this federal gift assistance by filing the         Student Employment
FAFSA. Preference is given to those applicants with exceptional            During the academic year, Davenport University students may hold
financial need. The amounts range from $100 to $4,000 maximum              part-time jobs on campus, funded by institutional monies and the
for each school year.                                                      Federal Work-Study Program. Open work-study positions will be
State of Michigan Gift Aid                                                 posted on DUCareerNET. The average workload varies by position.
                                                                           Students are paid on a biweekly basis as wages are earned.
The awards through these programs are contingent on funding set            Students eligible to receive an offer of awarded employment,
by the State Legislature. If the State reduces or eliminates the           based on demonstrated financial need through the FAFSA, can
award, students will be responsible to pay the balance. Davenport          apply for a student employment position on DUCareerNET. If you
will provide updates via the Student eNews throughout the year as          are unsure of your eligibility for work-study funds, you will be
new information comes from the State government.*                          advised of such eligibility during the hiring process. Students may
Michigan Tuition Grant*                                                    also contact the Financial Aid Office or visit Career Services to
Michigan residents are awarded MTG solely on the basis of need             request an eligibility check and start the employment process. Off-
and is available only at independent Michigan colleges and univer-         campus employment may be non-need based and is coordinated
sities. Students must apply by completing the FAFSA before June            through the Career Services Office at your campus.
1, although the priority deadline is March 1. No minimum grade             Educational Loan Programs
point average is required but students must meet standards of sat-
                                                                           Davenport University participates in the Federal Government’s
isfactory academic progress. Students enrolled at least half-time
                                                                           Direct Lending program for student loans. Most educational loans
are eligible if need is established. Eligibility is limited to 10 semes-
                                                                           are awarded on the basis of financial need and repayment does
ters. Students must reapply each year. Michigan residency is
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not begin until six months after graduation, withdrawal from the           Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
University, or dropping below six credit hours of enrollment,              PLUS loans are educational loans not based on financial need that
whichever comes first. Before deciding whether to accept a loan,           are available to parents of dependent students who have no
students should carefully read the section below, which describes          adverse credit history. Parents may borrow up to the maximum
the loan that may be offered. Davenport University urges students          cost of education minus estimated financial assistance per
not to accept a loan for an amount larger than absolutely neces-           dependent at a fixed rate of interest of 7.9%. Repayment begins
sary and encourages them to consider both part-time employment             within 60 days after the final loan disbursement is made. Under
and reducing personal expenses as a means of keeping aggregate             some circumstances, parents may postpone payment of principal
loan debt to a minimum.                                                    and interest through deferment or forbearance. In a standard
                                                                           repayment plan, parents may have up to 10 years for repayment.
The University requires online entrance interviews for all first-time
Davenport University borrowers.                                            Other Loan Information
The University will provide exit counseling materials to all federal       Alternative Loans
loan borrowers that drop below half-time attendance, to explain            Many alternative educational loans are available. Students at
their repayment options and responsibilities. The maximum aggre-           Davenport have participated in the Smart Option, Charter One
gate debt for an undergraduate student is $32,000 for a dependent          (TruFit Student Loan), Citiassist, and Chase Select. These are con-
student and $57,500 for an independent student. This amount is a           sumer loans, not federal aid, and may have income requirements
combination of subsidized and unsubsidized loans. The subsidized           and credit checks. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more infor-
amount by itself cannot exceed $23,000.                                    mation on alternative loans. Although Davenport provides a list of
                                                                           private lenders, students have the right to choose any lender who
PROGRAMS LESS THAN ONE YEAR IN LENGTH
                                                                           participates in alternative student loans.
For certificate and diploma programs that are less than one aca-
demic year in length (24 semester credits), loan eligibility is            Default and Overpayments
reduced. Please contact your financial aid counselor for more              Students who owe an overpayment or are in default on any Title IV
information about your specific program of interest.                       Loan, which includes Guaranteed Student, Stafford, SLS, PLUS,
TRANSFER STUDENTS/PRIOR ATTENDANCE                                         NDSL, or Perkins loans, will be denied financial aid. The University
When a student begins attendance at Davenport University after             also has the right to deny admission to any student who is in
having attended another postsecondary institution within the last          default on any Title IV Loan.
calendar year, his or her student loan eligibility may need to be          Financial Aid Services
reduced, based on the amount borrowed at the prior institution(s).         Many scholarship search services are available online. Davenport
Please contact your financial aid counselor for more information.          has compiled a number of web links and information about agen-
Subsidized Direct Stafford Loan                                            cies that provide information about financial aid. This information is
The Subsidized Stafford Loan is an educational loan for students           under the “Other Resources” heading in the financial aid section of
enrolled at least half-time. Financial need is a requirement. The          the Davenport website. Students may link to this page through the
maximum loan amount for freshman is $3,500; for sophomores, it             University’s website (davenport.edu). Students should be very
is $4,500. The maximum for juniors and seniors is $5,500. For              careful using online search engines and perform due diligence
loans disbursed on or after July 1, 2012, the interest rate is fixed at    whenever using online searches so as to protect their identity.
6.8% for undergraduate borrowers. Repayment normally begins                There are many free search options so students should never pay
six months after half-time enrollment ceases. The standard length          for scholarship searches or applications. Students should also
of the repayment period is 10 years; this can be extended to               thoroughly research any scholarship agency to judge its legitimacy.
25 years for qualifying students. If students do not complete the
loan period, they may no longer be eligible for the entire loan
amount.                                                                    Financial Aid Standards of Academic
Unsubsidized Direct Stafford Loan
Students who may not qualify for a Subsidized Direct Stafford
                                                                           Progress
                                                                           Undergraduate students are required to make satisfactory aca-
Loan or who qualify for only a partial Subsidized Stafford Loan
                                                                           demic progress toward their degree or certificate. All withdrawals,
may qualify for educational loans not based on financial need,
                                                                           incompletes, and repeat course work are taken into consideration
such as the Unsubsidized Direct Stafford Loan. The same terms
                                                                           when determining SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress).
and conditions as for the Subsidized Stafford Loan apply, except
                                                                           Incompletes and withdrawals are counted as attempted credits but
the borrower is responsible for the fixed 6.8% interest that accrues
                                                                           not completed. Transfer credits are counted as both credits
while in school. Depending upon their eligibility, students might
                                                                           attempted and credits earned, but do not affect the cumulative
receive both Subsidized and Unsubsidized Direct Stafford loans
                                                                           grade point average (CGPA). Nontraditional awarding of credit,
totaling up to the applicable loan limit. Dependent students may
                                                                           including credit by exam and credit for life experience is counted
borrow an additional maximum of $2,000 per loan period.
                                                                           as both credits attempted and credits earned, but does not affect
Independent students may borrow an additional maximum of                   the CGPA. Standards of satisfactory academic progress applies to
$6,000 as freshmen or sophomores. The maximum for independ-                all students, regardless of enrollment status (full-time, 3/4 time,
ent juniors and seniors is $7,000.                                         1/2 time or less than 1/2 time) or program. All credit hours for
                                                                           which a student has incurred a financial obligation are considered.

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Students are considered meeting SAP if they have at least a               Student progress will be reviewed every semester while on
2.0 (CGPA) and the percentage of credit hours successfully com-           Academic Plan; if a student fails to meet the requirements of the
pleted versus the hours attempted is at least at 67%. Students will       Academic Plan, he or she will become ineligible for financial aid.
be reviewed at the end of each semester for SAP. Accountability
                                                                          Students will generally be limited to two appeals during the course
starts with the student’s entry date at the University.
                                                                          of their education at Davenport, regardless of the reason or other
Students who do not meet the required standards of SAP will               circumstance. If a student regains SAP status, he or she regains
receive a Warning notice. While on a Warning status, students are         the ability to submit up to two appeals. A third appeal may be per-
eligible to receive financial aid and may only remain on Warning          mitted for students who have stopped out for a minimum of three
status for one semester. Students that are still below standards for      years.
a second semester will have their aid canceled. Students may
appeal the loss of financial aid under the appeal policy outlined
below.                                                                    Financial Aid Verification Policy and
Students are also reviewed each semester for compliance with the
Academic Standards. If they are suspended from school under the
academic standards policy, they will lose financial aid eligibility for
                                                                          Procedures
                                                                          The Department of Education defines “verification” as a process
that time period. If readmitted to the University, they may appeal        where your school confirms the data reported on your FAFSA.
for reinstatement of financial aid.                                       Federal regulations provide Davenport University both the authority
Maximum Timeframe                                                         and the responsibility to contact you for documentation that sup-
All students who receive financial aid must complete their program        ports income and other information that you reported. Schools are
within 150 percent of the normal program length, as measured in           required to verify selected student information prior to disbursing aid.
semester credit hours. If they exceed the maximum timeframe,              Students are expected to provide required documentation of cer-
they are subject to the loss of financial aid, which can be appealed      tain items at the time of application. Normally this documentation
following the procedure outlined below.                                   should be submitted within one to two weeks of the request.
The maximum timeframe will be adjusted on an exception basis              However, sometimes it is necessary to contact outside sources,
for students who transfer in credits, change their majors or enroll       which could result in additional delays. Financial aid will not be
in a subsequent degree.                                                   awarded until all of the required documentation is reviewed by the
                                                                          Financial Aid Office. Since funds are limited, students may stand
Appeal and Reinstatement
                                                                          to lose access to some funds, such as institutional scholarships
Students who have lost financial aid eligibility for failure to main-
                                                                          and some state and federal programs, if documentation is not sub-
tain satisfactory academic progress will be notified in writing of the
                                                                          mitted promptly.
cancellation of financial aid and urged to contact the Financial Aid
Office. Students with mitigating circumstances wishing to appeal          It is Davenport University’s policy to provide students (either in
the financial aid cancellation may do so, in writing, to the Financial    person, by mail, online, or by email) with a clear understanding of
Aid Office. Mitigating circumstances may include but are not limit-       the forms and other documentation needed to verify their applica-
ed to illness or injury of the student or immediate family member;        tions. This documentation may include, but is not limited to, feder-
death of a relative; or other special circumstance. A committee will      al income tax transcripts and other nontaxable income source
evaluate the appeal and determine whether the student will be             documents, statement of child support paid and/or copy of food
allowed to continue to receive financial aid on either a Probation        assistance award letter. If students are unsure of what is needed,
or Academic Plan status.                                                  they should contact their financial aid counselor for further expla-
                                                                          nation until all matters are resolved.
The student’s appeal must include the following:
  1. The reason why the student failed to meet the SAP stan-              If students’ submitted data fails to meet requirements, the
     dard(s) AND                                                          Financial Aid Office staff will contact the students, either through a
  2. What has changed in the student’s situation so that he or she        letter to the address on record or by telephone or email. Students
     will now be able meet the SAP standards AND                          can also review account information by logging into the Student
  3. Supporting documentation.                                            Connection. (If corrections must be made to the application, it is
                                                                          necessary for the student and his or her parents [if applicable] to
If an appeal is granted and financial aid is reinstated, the student
                                                                          sign the appropriate documents and resubmit them for correction
will receive aid on either a Probation or Academic Plan status. A
                                                                          and/or evaluation.) After the verification procedures are complete,
student on Probation is required to regain SAP standing by the end
                                                                          students will receive notification confirming the file meets federal,
of the probationary semester; the terms of the probation will be
                                                                          state, and institutional standards of accuracy.
included in the notice to the student when the appeal is granted.
                                                                          Final awards are not made until the verification process is com-
If a student cannot regain SAP standing by the end of one semes-
                                                                          plete.
ter, the student will be placed on Academic Plan status. The terms
of the Academic Plan will be included in the notice sent to the stu-      Davenport University is required by federal regulation to make
dent when the appeal is granted, and may include 100% comple-             referrals to the U.S. Office of Inspector General if it is suspected
tion (no W or F grades) and a specified minimum semester GPA.             that aid was requested under false pretense. Davenport University
The Academic Plan is structured to assist the student in regaining        takes very seriously the proper stewardship of federal funds and
SAP status by a projected point in time not to exceed the                 will cooperate with government agencies in the prosecution of
Maximum Timeframe.                                                        students who were found to have provided falsified data. If during
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verification an overpayment situation does occur, the University           5. Student loans are applied to cover any remaining balance on
will make every effort to collect the overpayment.                            the student’s account as they are received and properly
                                                                              endorsed, if applicable.
However if it is not collected, the University may refer the case to
the U.S. Office of Inspector General if more than $25 is involved.       Note: If an outside funding agency specifically requests a different order of
                                                                         application, the Bursar’s Office must receive written confirmation from the
Academic Year                                                            agency before authorizing an exception.
Davenport University defines the academic year as two semesters,
generally fall and winter. The spring/summer semester is optional
for students and will be added to the end of an academic year.
                                                                         Required Annual Notification of
Disbursement of Financial Aid                                            Authorization Provisions
                                                                         To all students and parents: If you give Davenport University writ-
Most financial aid is directly credited to the student’s account each    ten authorization (1) to use Title IV federal student aid funds to pay
semester. The credit will appear when aid is disbursed to the stu-       for charges other than tuition and fees, such as books, and/or
dent account at the beginning of the third week of each semester/        (2) to hold any financial aid funds in excess of the current semester
session. Funds will not be credited until all requested documenta-       charges on account to be applied to subsequent semester
tion is received and verified. Stafford Loan disbursements are sent      charges, that authorization will be valid during the students’ enroll-
directly to the University through electronic fund transfers. Also,      ment at Davenport University. Authorization can be cancelled or
most alternative loans are sent directly to the University through       modified at anytime.
electronic fund transfers, if the disbursement is by check, prompt
                                                                         Davenport University will credit the amount of a refund due to the
endorsement of the loan check is necessary.
                                                                         student against the amount of unpaid charges or non-institutional
Campus employment earnings are paid directly to the student and          charges owed to the University.
not credited to the student’s account. Any financial aid monies
                                                                         Any interest earned on funds held on account is retained by the
credited to the student’s account not needed for direct institutional
                                                                         University. For further information, contact the Bursar’s Office at
charges will be refunded to the student, according to federal regu-
                                                                         6191 Kraft Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512.
lations. Any credit balances remaining on the account at the end of
a semester will be refunded, provided that the student has suc-
cessfully completed the semester (i.e., not completely withdrawn
from the University or dropped to less than half-time status during      Repeat of Courses
the semester).                                                           Financial aid may be used for one repeat of a previously passed
Financial aid and outside awards are applied to the student’s            course. A financial aid counselor can assist students with deter-
account in the following order:                                          mining if a repeated course is eligible for aid.
  1. Federal and state grant aid is applied first.
     a. MTG/MCS is applied to the tuition balance only.
     b. Federal Pell and FSEOG Grant funds are applied next and
         may be used to cover campus housing and/or fees or
                                                                         Financial Aid History
                                                                         Davenport University may need to obtain financial aid history infor-
         books.
                                                                         mation for any college(s) attended during the current award year,
  2. Other outside funds, such as Vocational Rehabilitation,
                                                                         before disbursing financial aid. This information is obtained from
     agency funding, or BIA awards, are applied after other grant
                                                                         the NSLDS (National Student Loan Data System) and can also be
     aid. Generally such agencies are billed for the tuition due
                                                                         viewed by the student at nslds.ed.gov.
     after all other grant aid has been applied to the student’s
     account. (Some outside awards may have restrictions, such
     as covering only tuition and books.)
  3. Most institutional scholarships have both per semester and
     annual limits (details available on the Davenport website) and
                                                                         Student Classification
                                                                           ■ Freshman            0-30 credits
     are applied to a student’s account to cover any balance due           ■ Sophomore           31-60 credits
     only after all federal and state aid, excluding student loans         ■ Junior              61-90 credits (enrolled in bachelor’s program)
     and work-study, have been applied. Institutional scholarships         ■ Senior              91+ credits (enrolled in bachelor’s program)
     will not result in a refund to the student. External scholarships
     (e.g. Rotary Clubs, churches, etc.) can be used to cover other
     University costs such as books or room and board, but will
     not result in a refund to the student.
                                                                         Enrollment Status
  4. Tuition discounts given by the University are applied after all     Many aid programs prorate according to a student’s enrollment
     other grants and scholarships are applied to charges. A stu-        status. The status is determined by the number of credit hours in
     dent may receive a discount or an institutional scholarship,        which a student is enrolled in the semester. For undergraduate stu-
     not both. The student will be awarded a discount or the             dents, enrollment status is as follows:
     scholarship, whichever is most beneficial to the student.             ■ Full-time = 12 credits or more per semester
                                                                           ■ Three Quarter Time = 9-11 credits per semester
                                                                           ■ Half Time = 6-8 credits per semester
                                                                           ■ Less Than Half Time = 3-5 credits per semester
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                                                                          her later-starting classes will be dropped without charge to the
Tuition Refund, Repayment, and                                            student.

Withdrawal Policy                                                         Loan exit counseling is required for all students who have received
                                                                          Federal loans and are no longer enrolled half time or have graduated.
Official notice of all withdrawals, failure to attend or schedule         Refund Policy
changes (including no attendance in any class[es]), must be made
in writing or in person to Advising. If you do not submit formal          15 week and 12 week Semesters
schedule changes, withdrawals, etc. in person or in writing to your       When the semester starts on Monday:
advisor, you will be fully charged and not eligible for a tuition          ■ Prior to the first day of class – No Charge
refund.                                                                    ■ Between the 1st and 5th day – 10% Charge
How Are Tuition Refunds Calculated?                                        ■ From the 6th through the 12th day – 50% Charge
                                                                           ■ From the 13th through the 19th day – 75% Charge
Refunds are calculated based on the day you submit written or in-          ■ After the 19th day of classes – 100% Charge
person notice to your DU advisor. The date of official notice is
used to calculate your refund amount, which is pro-rated. No              When the semester starts on Wednesday:
refunds will be given without submitting written or in-person              ■ Prior to the first day of class – No Charge
notice.                                                                    ■ Between the 1st and 7th day – 10% Charge
                                                                           ■ From the 8th through the 14th day – 50% Charge
When will I Receive My Tuition Refund?                                     ■ From the 15th through the 21st day – 75%
Refunds, if applicable, will be made within 30 days of receipt of          ■ After the 21st day of class – 100% Charge
official notification. Refunds are based on the full tuition charge per
                                                                          For 10 week online sessions and 7 week sessions
course only. Fees, room, board, and books are nonrefundable.
                                                                          When the session starts on Monday:
Can Tuition Refunds be Applied to New Classes?
                                                                           ■ Prior to the first day of class – No Charge
If you are eligible for a refund and are not withdrawing from DU,          ■ Between the 1st and 5th day – 10% Charge
you may want to have the full tuition amount (that was paid with           ■ From the 6th through the 12th day – 50% Charge
personal funds) credited against tuition charges for future semes-         ■ After the 12th day of class – 100% Charge
ters. If you choose the credit, you will not receive a refund to your
                                                                          When the session starts on Wednesday:
Panther OneCard or personal bank account, but your full tuition
                                                                           ■ Prior to the first day of class – No Charge
credit as described will apply toward another DU class(es).
                                                                           ■ Between the 1st and 7th day – 10% Charge
What if I Disagree with a Refund Denial?                                   ■ From the 8th through the 14th day – 50% Charge

If you believe you are entitled to an exception to the refund policy:      ■ After the 14th day of class – 100% Charge

   ■ Submit a written appeal to the Bursar at 6191 Kraft Ave SE,          Return to Title IV Policy
      Grand Rapids, MI 49512
                                                                          The amount of the semester students have completed as of the
   ■ Provide supporting documentation explaining any extenuating
                                                                          date of withdrawal is calculated by counting the number of calen-
      circumstances on which the appeal is based. Submit the writ-
                                                                          dar days that have elapsed in the semester and dividing that num-
      ten appeal within 30 calendar days of the withdrawal date. A
                                                                          ber by the total number of calendar days in the semester.
      written response will be issued within 30 calendar days of the
                                                                          Scheduled breaks of five days or longer are excluded from the cal-
      University’s receipt of the appeal.
                                                                          culation. Students who complete a session 1 and then withdraw
If You Withdraw and are a Financial Aid Recipient                         from all 15 week, 12 week, 10 week, or session 2 classes will be
When a financial aid recipient withdraws from all classes or does         considered a withdrawal for the semester and a federal return cal-
not complete all classes for which he or she is scheduled through         culation will be completed.
the 60 percent point in time of the semester, the University calcu-       The unearned percentage of federal aid is multiplied by the
lates an amount to be returned based on the Refund, Repayment,            charges for the semester and by the total amount of aid disbursed
and Withdrawal Schedule. The University calculates the amount to          for the student; the University is responsible for returning the less-
be returned in accordance with applicable federal and state regu-         er of these two amounts. Students may be required to return any
lations. The financial aid earned by the student before withdrawal        unearned aid less the amount returned by the University.
is determined by calculating the amount of the semester complet-
                                                                          Federal funds are returned in the following order, both by the
ed as of the date of official notice of withdrawal. If the amount of
                                                                          University and the student:
federal aid disbursed exceeds the amount of federal aid earned as
                                                                            ■ Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans
of the date of withdrawal, either the University or the student, or
                                                                            ■ Subsidized Federal Direct Loans
both, are required to return some portion of federal aid. Late dis-
                                                                            ■ Federal PLUS Loans
bursements for which students are eligible are required to be
                                                                            ■ Pell Grants
included.
                                                                            ■ Federal SEOG
When a student withdraws from current classes but is scheduled              ■ Other federal aid programs
in a later-starting class for the semester (usually a session 2 class),
                                                                          Students will receive a written notice of any federal funds returned
he or she will be required to complete an Intent to Attend (ITA)
                                                                          by the University. Invoices for any balance owed to the University
form within one week of withdrawal. If the student does not
                                                                          will be sent out according to Bursar Office policy. Any funds left on
complete the form or submit it within the required timeframe, his or
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account at the University as a credit balance at the time of withdraw-    scholarships may carry additional criteria and policies outlined
al will be used first to satisfy unpaid charges owed the University.      through individual applications and applicable policies.
At the end of every semester, students who withdrew unofficially          Davenport University provides institutional funding for student
from the University (that is, stopped attending all classes before        scholarships based on several factors that include but are not lim-
the end of the semester) may be required to have a return of feder-       ited to the following: merit, financial need, and/or other published
al funds calculation performed if the documented last day of atten-       scholarship criteria. All scholarship applicants must meet the fol-
dance, as reported by the faculty, was on or before the 60 percent        lowing criteria:
point in time of the semester. The calculation procedures outlined           ■ The student must file the FAFSA (excluding international
above are then followed, and the student is notified of any federal             students).
funds returned on his or her behalf. If it is determined that a stu-         ■ The student must meet specific criteria and deadline date as
dent never attended a class or classes, the financial aid will be               required for each scholarship.
reduced according to the students revised enrollment status.                 ■ The student must provide the University with all requested
                                                                                information before the scholarship can be awarded.
No adjustments to charges, tuition, fees, etc. are made for stu-
                                                                             ■ The student must maintain satisfactory academic progress.
dents who stop attending without official notice of withdrawal. An
                                                                             ■ The student must demonstrate the academic excellence
invoice will be sent to students who owe a balance to the
                                                                                goals of Davenport University by meeting a minimum CGPA
University according to Bursar Office policy. Additional information
                                                                                as specified by the criteria of the scholarships.
on the return of federal funds calculation procedures and require-
                                                                             ■ A student who falls below a required CGPA to maintain a
ments, including examples, may be obtained by contacting the
                                                                                scholarship, but meets the requirements of a different
Financial Aid Office.
                                                                                scholarship, will receive that new scholarship. A student who
                                                                                has extenuating circumstances can submit a scholarship

Student Loan/PLUS Credit Balances                                               appeal to the Financial Aid Office.
                                                                             ■ The student must be enrolled at least half-time (minimum
After student loans have been disbursed, money not needed for                   6 credit hours) except for the Study Abroad Grants.
charges will be returned to an enrolled student within 14 calendar           ■ The award year for scholarships is defined as fall and winter
days of the date the funds are applied to the student’s account.                semesters. Any unused funds for the award year may be
                                                                                used spring/summer (not to exceed the per semester
                                                                                maximum) or annual limit.

Indebtedness                                                                 ■ The student must begin using the scholarship within the
                                                                                award year of selection.
Students who are indebted to the University will not be permitted            ■ Continuous enrollment is required (excluding spring/summer).
to reregister or to receive a transcript of record or a diploma until           A student who does not maintain continuous enrollment and
all financial obligations are settled. The University chooses not to            re-applies within three years of the last semester of
release transcripts or diplomas to those students who are in                    attendance will receive 50% of the scholarship value the first
default on student loans. However, a transcript will be released                semester he or she returns to Davenport University. If
directly to an employer seeking information on a student who is a               continuous enrollment (excluding spring/summer) is
prospective employee upon written request from the student.                     re-established, 100% of the scholarship value will be
                                                                                reinstated the second semester.
                                                                             ■ International and online students are considered for all

Davenport University Scholarships                                               Davenport University institutional scholarships.
                                                                             ■ A student can receive only one DU institutional scholarship
To be eligible for institutional scholarships, applicants must not be           within the award year. If a student qualifies for multiple
in default on any education loan and must maintain financial aid                scholarships, the student will receive the scholarship most
standards of satisfactory academic progress. In addition, students              beneficial to the student.
must file the FAFSA. International students are not required to              ■ Most institutional scholarships have both per semester and
complete the FAFSA. Upon applying for admission to the                          annual limits (details available on the Davenport website) and
University, students are reviewed for DU scholarship eligibility.               can be used to pay for tuition, fees, and books after all
Most institutional scholarships have both per semester and annual               federal and state aid (excluding student loans and
limits (details available on the Davenport website) and are applied             work-study) have been applied. External scholarships (e.g.,
to a student’s account to cover any balance due only after all fed-             Rotary Clubs, churches, etc.) can be used to cover other
eral and state aid, excluding student loans and work-study, have                University costs such as books or room and board, but will
been applied. Institutional scholarships will not result in a refund to         not result in a refund to the student.
the student.
                                                                          Institutional Scholarship Appeal Process
External scholarships (e.g. Rotary Clubs, churches, etc.) can be
                                                                          Students may appeal the loss of a renewable scholarship by fol-
used to cover University costs such as books or room and board
                                                                          lowing the process outlined below:
but will not result in a refund to the student.
                                                                            a. Students must submit a written appeal to the the Financial
Scholarships do not apply to DU Competency Exams, DSST,                         Aid Office within 14 days of the end of the semester.
CLEP, and other competency-granted credits. Campus-specific                 b. Students submitting an appeal must have a CGPA of 2.5 or
                                                                                higher.

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c. Students must submit their request in writing. The written          g. If students are granted the appeal, they must maintain a
   request must include the following:                                    semester GPA equal to or higher than the minimum GPA
   i. An explanation of the mitigating circumstances                      required by the particular scholarship they are receiving.
   ii. Documentation that supports the appeal                             (GPAs will be checked each semester.)
d. Two conditions that can lead to an appeal are as follows:           h. The final decision rests with the Financial Aid Office.
   i. The student’s cumulative GPA falls below the minimum             i. This policy applies to all institutional scholarship programs
       GPA required for the scholarship he or she had received.           that are renewable.
   ii. The student failed to meet the continuous enrollment
                                                                     The Financial Aid Office will notify students via email of the loss of
       requirement of the scholarship by sitting out one semester.
                                                                     a scholarship and opportunity for appeal. The Financial Aid Office
e. Appeals may be granted based upon the special circum-
                                                                     will notify students of the granting or denial of the appeal. If the
   stance related to the lower GPA and/or the reason for sitting
                                                                     appeal is granted, an email will outline the conditions of the
   out a semester.
                                                                     appeal. If the student falls below the conditions of appeal, the
f. Students may appeal the loss of scholarship eligibility once
                                                                     Financial Aid Office will send an email explaining the final loss of
   during their enrollment at Davenport University.
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2012-2013 DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
 STUDENT TYPE                                             TO QUALIFY                                           RENEWABLE
 NAME
 AMOUNT

 New students entering         Minimum 2.0 GPA (end of junior year) Competitive Essay is required                Up to 4 years or
 directly out of high school   (due December 1st). Recommended enrollment of 12 credit hours                    bachelor’s degree
 New adult students            per fall and winter semesters, with spring/summer enrollment of                (whichever is shorter)
 New transfer student          6 credits. Minimum of 6 credit hours per semester required.
                                                                                                                  RENEWAL
                               Students involved in community service and/or activities in support          Students must maintain
 Undergraduate
                               of diversity and inclusion are encouraged to apply.                          Academic Standards of
                                                                                                                   Progress
                               Essay topic: “How I have demonstrated and plan to demonstrate in
 Si Se Puede Cesar             my life ideals espoused by Cesar E. Chavez including leadership,
 E. Chavez                     environmentalism, social justice, and community service.”
 Scholarship

 Up to full tuition and fees

 New students entering         Minimum 2.0 GPA (end of junior year) Competitive Essay is required                Up to 4 years or
 directly out of high school   (due December 1st). Recommended enrollment of 12 credit hours                    bachelor’s degree
 New adult students            per fall and winter semesters, with spring/summer enrollment of                (whichever is shorter)
 New transfer student          6 credits. Minimum of 6 credit hours per semester required.
                                                                                                                  RENEWAL
                               Students involved in community service and/or activities in support          Students must maintain
 Undergraduate
                               of diversity and inclusion are encouraged to apply.                          Academic Standards of
                                                                                                                   Progress
                               Essay topic: “How I have demonstrated and plan to demonstrate in
 Martin Luther King            my life ideals espoused by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King including
 Inherit the Dream             leadership, equality, inclusion of people from different cultures,
 Scholarship
                               beliefs and community service.”

 Up to full tuition and fees

 New students entering         Minimum 3.75 CGPA at end of junior year in high school and min.                   Up to 4 years or
 directly out of high          31 ACT. Essay is required (due January 15th). Minimum enrollment of              bachelor’s degree
 school                        15 credit hours per fall and winter semesters required: optional mini-         (whichever is shorter)
                               mum 6 credits for spring/summer semester.
                                                                                                                 RENEWAL CGPA
 Undergraduate
                               Essay Topic: “How I have demonstrated and plan to demonstrate in           (checked at the end of winter
                               my life characteristics espoused by Gerald R. Ford including leader-       semester for awarding for the
 Gerald R. Ford                ship, civic responsibility, service, ethics, and courage of conviction.”     following academic year)
 Memorial                      Only 1 scholarship is awarded per year to a new student.                             3.60 GPA
 Scholarship

 Up to full tuition, fees,
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STUDENT TYPE                                             TO QUALIFY                                             RENEWABLE
NAME
AMOUNT

New students entering         Minimum 3.90 CGPA (end of junior year) OR minimum 31 ACT and                        Up to 4 years or
directly out of high school   3.0 CGPA OR minimum 1360 SAT (verbal + math) and 3.0 CGPA.                         bachelor’s degree
                              Essay is required (due January 15th). Minimum enrollment of                      (whichever is shorter)
Undergraduate                 15 credit hours per fall and winter semesters required: optional
                                                                                                                  RENEWAL CGPA
                              minimum 6 credits for spring/summer semester.
                                                                                                           (checked at the end of winter
President’s                   Essay topic: “How will a Davenport education help you achieve your           semester for awarding for the
Scholarship                   career goals?” Essay should be 500 to 750 words long and will be               following academic year)
(Charter Scholarship)         evaluated based upon the specific career goals, how those goals fit
                                                                                                                     3.60 GPA
                              within a program at Davenport and the quality of the writing.
Up to full tuition and fees
                              The essay plays a primary role in the awarding process. Other fac-
                              tors such as overall GPA, standardized test scores and class rank
                              are considered when making the decision. All candidates are
                              reviewed and essays are read by a committee made up of represen-
                              tatives from Admissions, Faculty and Financial Aid. That committee’s
                              recommendations are reviewed by the Executive Vice President for
                              Enrollment and Student Development and the Executive Director of
                              Admissions. The final decisions are reviewed by the President of
                              Davenport University.

New students entering         One of the following must be met for high school students to qualify:               Up to 4 years or
directly out of high school                                                                                      bachelor’s degree
                                ■ High school applicants: Minimum 3.50 CGPA (end of junior year)
New adult students                                                                                             (whichever is shorter)
                                   OR minimum 25 ACT and 3.0 CGPA OR minimum 1130 SAT
New transfer student
                                   (verbal + math) and 3.0 CGPA.                                                  RENEWAL CGPA
                                                                                                           (checked at the end of winter
Undergraduate                   ■ BPA, DECA, HOSA or Skills USA state first-place champion and
                                                                                                           semester for awarding for the
                                   3.0 minimum CGPA. Submit a copy of your certificate to the
                                                                                                             following academic year)
                                   Financial Aid Office. Note: If you are a national top ten finalist in
Platinum                           one of these organizations, contact your admissions representa-                   3.20 GPA
                                   tive for additional scholarship information.
Up to $4,000 per year
Full-time: $2,000 per         One of the following must be met for transfer students to qualify:
           semester             ■ Transfer applicants: Must transfer in a minimum of 15 college-
¾ Time: $1,500 per                 level credits AND have a minimum 3.50 CGPA from transferring
         semester                  institution.
Half-time: $1,000 per
                                ■ Proof of membership in Phi Theta Kappa
           semester
                                ■ BPA or DECA state champion. Must be a current or active mem-
                                   ber of BPA or DECA club at transferring school and CGPA of
                                   3.0. Note: If you are a national top ten finalist in one of these
                                   organizations, contact your admissions representative for addi-
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 STUDENT TYPE                                            TO QUALIFY                                           RENEWABLE
 NAME
 AMOUNT

 New students entering         One of the following must be met for high school students to qualify:           Up to 4 years or
 directly out of high school                                                                                  bachelor’s degree
                                 ■ High school applicants: Minimum 3.20 CGPA (end of junior
 New adult students                                                                                         (whichever is shorter)
                                    year) OR minimum 21 ACT and 3.0 CGPA OR minimum
 New transfer student
                                    980 SAT (verbal + math) and 3.0 CGPA.                                      RENEWAL CGPA
                                                                                                        (checked at the end of winter
 Undergraduate                   ■ BPA, DECA, HOSA or Skills USA state competition participant
                                                                                                        semester for awarding for the
                                    and 2.5 minimum CGPA. Submit a copy of your certificate to
                                                                                                          following academic year)
                                    the Financial Aid Office.
 Gold                                                                                                             3.00 GPA
                               One of the following must be met for transfer students to qualify:
 Up to $3,000 per year           ■ Transfer applicants: Must transfer in a minimum of 15 college-
 Full-time: $1,500 per              level credits AND have a minimum 3.20 CGPA from transferring
            semester                institution.
 ¾ Time: $1,125 per
                                 ■ BPA or DECA state competition participant. Must be a current
          semester
                                    active member of BPA or DECA club at transferring school and
 Half-time: $750 per
                                    CGPA of 2.5.
            semester

 New students entering         One of the following must be met to qualify:                                    Up to 4 years or
 directly out of high school                                                                                  bachelor’s degree
                                 ■ High school students: Minimum 2.80 CGPA (end of junior year)
 New adult students                                                                                         (whichever is shorter)
 New transfer student            ■ Minimum 530 GED
                                                                                                              RENEWAL CGPA
                                 ■ Minimum 21 ACT and have a minimum 2.0 CGPA                           (checked at the end of winter
 Undergraduate
                                 ■ BPA, DECA, HOSA or Skills USA regional participant and a            semester for renewal for the fol-
                                    2.5 minimum CGPA. Submit a copy of your certificate to the             lowing academic year)
 Silver                             Financial Aid Office                                                          2.80 GPA

                               One of the following must be met for transfer students to qualify:
 Up to $2,000 per year
 Full-time: $1,000 per           ■ Must transfer in a minimum of 15 college-level credits AND have
            semester                a minimum 2.80 CGPA from transferring institution.
 ¾ Time: $750 per
                                 ■ Transfer in college-level math and English courses
          semester
 Half-time: $500 per
                               The following must be met for either high school/GED or transfer
            semester
                               students to qualify:
                                 ■ Qualifying Compass scores

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STUDENT TYPE                AMOUNT RENEWABLE                                              TO QUALIFY
NAME

Academic Excellence

Continuing Student         Up to $1,500 per year               Min. 3.75 CGPA AND min. 30 credit hours earned at Davenport
                           Full-time: $750 per semester
                           ¾ Time: $563 per semester
                           Half-time: $375 per semester
                           Not automatically renewable

Continuing Student         Up to $1,000 per year               CGPA between 3.50 and 3.74 AND min. 30 credit hours earned at
                                                               Davenport
                           Full-time: $500 per semester
                           ¾ Time: $375 per semester
                           Half-time: $250 per semester
                           Not automatically renewable

Continuing Student         Up to $500 per year                 CGPA between 3.00 and 3.49 AND min. 30 credit hours earned at
                                                               Davenport
                           Full-time: $250 per semester
                           ¾ Time: $188 per semester
                           Half-time: $126 per semester
                           Not automatically renewable

Student Club

DU Club National           Up to $2,000 per year               Submit copy of first-place national championship certificate to the
Champion                                                       Financial Aid Office
                           Full-time: $1,000 per semester
                           ¾ Time: $750 per semester
                           Half-time: $500 per semester
                           Not automatically renewable

Alumni Scholarship

Associate’s Degree:        up to $500 per year                 Must maintain Standards of Academic Progress
DU Alum in good stand-
                           Full-time: $250 per semester
ing, fully accepted into
                           ¾ Time: $188 per semester
bachelor’s degree
                           Half-time: $126 per semester
                           Not automatically renewable

High School Employee

High School                Tuition only, up to two courses     Award covers tuition only for up to two classes per year, one of which
Employee                   per academic year                   must be taken in-seat at any Davenport campus. Student is responsi-
                                                               ble for associated fees and textbook costs. Student must provide
                           Not automatically renewable
                                                               documentation of eligibility directly to the Director of Admissions dur-
                                                               ing the admission application process. Eligible high school employ-
                                                               ees are teachers, counselors, coaches, and assistant coaches. No
                                                               FAFSA is required unless a student pursues other financial aid.




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 STUDENT TYPE              AMOUNT RENEWABLE                                            TO QUALIFY
 NAME

 Community College Employee

 Community college pro-   Tuition only, up to two courses      ■ Award covers tuition only for up to two classes per year
 fessors and counselors   per academic year
                                                               ■ Student must submit an admissions application
                          Not automatically renewable
 Undergraduate or                                              ■ One class must be taken in-seat at any Davenport campus
 Graduate                                                      ■ Class may be undergraduate or graduate

                                                               ■ Student is responsible for associated fees and textbook costs
 Community College                                             ■ Student must provide a letter from their supervisor that identi-
 Employee                                                         fies the student as a school employee. The letter must state the
                                                                  employee’s current job title as documentation that they meet
                                                                  eligibility requirements.
                                                               ■ FAFSA is not required


 Study Abroad

 Continuing Student       Up to $1,000 per year              3.00 min CGPA AND min. 30 credit hours completed at Davenport
                                                             University AND a faculty reference. Deadline: May 1 for summer
                          Not automatically renewable
 Undergraduate                                               Study Abroad; June 1 for fall; October 1 for winter.


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                                             Jenny Engle Nursing                       Barbara A. Mieras, Ph.D.
Foundation Scholarship                       Engineered Comfort Systems, Inc.
                                             Fairlane Car Wash Endowed
                                                                                       MJK Architects, Engineers & Planners
                                                                                       Martin Morales Minority
List
The Davenport University Foundation also
                                             Ronald E. Falk
                                             Ned Fawaz Expression of Gratitude
                                                                                       Alberta Muirhead
                                                                                       John & Elinore Mulder
provides assistance for student scholar-     Fifth Third Bank                          Patrick & Katherine Mullen
ships. These scholarships were estab-        The Flechsig Family                       John Myaard
lished through generous contributions from   Larry & Judith Fredricks                  Woldemar H. Nikkel
alumni, friends and companies. To apply,     David & Judy Frey                         Kevin & Deborah O’Halla Scholarship Fund
go to www.davenport.edu/foundationapp        Dr. Robert and Christine Funaro           Roger W. O’Halla
or call 1-866-248-0012 or any Davenport      Geerlings Development/Scott Geerlings     Chris & Joan Panopoulos
admissions office.                           Daniel & Michelle Georgevich Endowed      Perrigo Company
                                             G.M. Lansing Women’s Club                 Powell Moving and Storage, Inc. Endowed
Endowed Scholarships
                                             Godwin Hardware & Plumbing                Rockford Construction
Carol J. Adams
                                             Grand Rapids Press Minority               C. Dexter & Sandra Rohm
Michael D. Allie Endowed
                                             GunnLevine Architects                     Charles & Stella Royce
Alpha Iota of Grand Rapids
                                             Donald & Nancy Hamelink                   Robert & Ellen Sadler
Alticor, Inc.
                                             Edward J. & Sandra Hanenburg              Robert & Helen Jean Schmiedicke
Alumni Legacy Endowed Scholarship
                                             Charles & Helen Harrison                  H. B. Shaine & Company Inc.
Bank of America
                                             Art & Betsy Hasse                         Smith Industries Aerospace (Robert Her)
Batts Foundation
                                             H. J. Heinz Company                       Robert W. & Margaret D. Sneden Student
Michael Berry Endowed
                                             Alan Hering                                  Aid Fund
Beta Scholarship
                                             Lou Holtz                                 Spartan Stores
Bil Mar Foods, Inc.
                                             Robert Hooker Jr. & Michelle Harmody      John & Judy Spoelhof
Henry & Carolyn Bouma
                                             Howard Miller Company                     David J. Steenstra, Ph.D.
Ronald D. Brady
                                             H.S. Die & Engineering                    Senator Glenn D. Steil
Michael & Bunny Braughton
                                             Huntington Bank                           Steil Fund for Creston High School
Wallace and Irene Bronner
                                             William & Beatrice Idema                  Steve & Ruth Stream
Brooks Beverage Management
                                             Betty Igrisan Memorial                    Carroll & Frances Streeter
Thomas H. Brown, Ph.D.
                                             Islamic Institute Endowed                 Jerry & Judy Subar
John and Mildred Burt
                                             Johnson Controls                          Jacqueline D. Taylor Study Abroad
Louis & Catherine Buzzitta
                                             James & Ginger Jurries                    Gary J. & Mary A. Ten Harmsel
Linda R. Lindsay Byington
                                             Kalamazoo Employees                       Aubrey J. Terbrack
Jerry & Suzanne Callahan
                                             Gerrit & June Kamphouse                   Dave Thomas, Founder of Wendy’s
Canteen Service Co.
                                             The Kane Group (Grand Rapids Area)        Richard & Gretchen Tierney
Thomas A. Carey
                                             Kane Group (Dearborn Area)                TLC Group
Chemical Bank West
                                             Angeline Keller (Brad Keller)             Universal Forest Products (Ambassador
Rudolfo and Judith Cifolelli
                                             Keith and Kathy Klingenberg                  Peter F. Secchia)
Casey J. Cnossen, Jr.
                                             Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Co. (Ray       Fred & Gretchen Vandenberg
Paul Collins
                                                Knape)                                 Roger and Clare VanderLaan (Holland)
Comerica Bank Endowed
                                             Robert & Ellie Kunkel                     Roger and Clare VanderLaan
Community Choice Credit Union
                                             James & Clarine Lanting                   P. Robert & Charlene Vanderson
Peter & Emajean Cook
                                             Wilbur A. Lettinga                        Bernard & Jean VanderVeen
Custer Office Environments
                                             Sharon Lettinga                           VanDyken Mechanical Scholarship
Ralph, Berniece & Ralph Damstra, Jr.
                                             Michael & Connie Lettinga                 Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett
The Daoud Foundation Endowed
                                             William & Rochelle Lettinga               Robert Voetberg Scholarship
Helen & Dallas Darling
                                             Les Lindsay                               The Volk Family
Davenport University Employees
                                             Lumbermen’s Inc.                          Elmer Vruggink, Ph.D.
John David Endowed
                                             Marble and Tile (Dr. William Piersante)   Russel Warner
Michael D. Davis Endowed Scholarship
                                             Robert J. & Inez McBain                   Mary Warner
Dearborn Alumni Club
                                             Emerson G. McCarty                        Warren Alumni Club
Dearborn Agency (R. Putnam & K. Cude)
                                             McDonald Plumbing (Ed & Nancy             Tyrus R. Wessell Student Aid Fund
Dearborn Exchange Club Endowed
                                                McDonald)                              West Side Beer Distributing (Donald
Metropolitan Hospital Tribute to James N.
                                             M.E. Davenport Family                        Klopcic)
   DeBoer
                                             Meijer Inc.                               Irving & Birdella White
Alfred & Eleanor Dinsmore Nursing
                                             Dr. James and Barbara Mendola             Hugh and Melbarose Wichert
The Door Family
                                             MI Food & Beverage Assoc. (Dr. Edward     Kathryn L. Wiese
Droski, Lindsay, & Meyers
                                                Deeb)                                  Bruce & Lavina Wynalda
Dykhouse Construction
                                             Midwest Health Center (Dr. Mark Saffer)   Marian Davenport Wynalda
Emergency Medical Services

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Yoshiko Yamagishi                            Edna & Marilyn Losgar (Peter Wege)      Beta Sigma Phi-Grand Rapids City Council
Kenneth and Carole Yerrick Endowed           Maine Family                            Caro Campus Annual Scholarship
Max & Micki Young                            Emerson G. McCarty Memorial             C.F.M.A.
                                             Anna B. McPherson, RN (H. William       Bob Clarkson
                                                Moerdyk)                             Lynda Cribari
Endowed Memorial Scholarships
                                             Blaise Newman                           Louie and Susan Crkovski
Paul Ames
                                             Felicia Jadesola Ojo                    Davenport University Online
Charles “Andy” Anderson
                                             Josephine & John Oonk, Jr.              Dearborn Federal Savings
Amy Barnaby
                                             Robert T. Orlikowski                    Eileen DeVries
Dr. Ronald Bartson
                                             Gordon H. Poll                          Distinguished Alum Mentor
Hy & Greta Berkowitz
                                             Thomas Fisher Reed                      Scholarship
Rosemary Braun (Fred Braun)
                                             Pauline Roskam                          Dulcet College Annual Fund
Frank Breukink
                                             Kevin L. Rotman                         Grand Rapids Campus General
Paula Brown
                                             Bernice G. Rudzinski                    Hammer Family Scholarship
Wilma Brudy
                                             Yvette Russel                           Holland Campus Annual Fund
Marvin “Red” Brummel
                                             Sandra Scoville                         Honors Accounting Scholarship
Jason Bruso Memorial
                                             Robert W. Sneden                        Kalamazoo Campus Annual Fund
Nilda Caceres
                                             Eleanor Spidell                         Kirco Construction Corp
Mila Crkovski
                                             Janice Stauffer (Tom Stauffer)          Susan Margaret Kovach Cultural
Davenport University Memorial Fund
                                             Kristin Ten Harmsel-Anderson            Diversity (L. Sharma)
Robert J. DenHerder
                                             Lisa Trombley                           Lacks Enterprises
E. Scott Derr
                                             Elton Carl & Margaret E. Twork          Lansing Campus Annual Scholarship
John Dishaw Memorial Scholarship
                                             Vander Wall Family                      Midland Campus Annual Scholarship
Thomas F. Dulude
                                             John S. VanderHeide, III (John & Jane   Northern Michigan Staff Annual
Roger E. Erickson
                                                VanderHeide)                         Donald Offermann Annual Scholarship
James A. Farmer, Sr. (James & Ginny
                                             Herman & Jennie VanderLaan (Roger and   Peter Pratt and Linda Headley Annual
   Farmer)
                                                Clare VanderLaan)                       Scholarship
Matthew Brian Feko (Joseph & Marie
                                             Jane Wetherell (Al Wetherell)           Pyper Products/Doyle Hayes
   Feko)
                                             Antoinette (Toni) Wykstra               David Rausch & Kristin Stehouwer –
Helen Frays
                                             George L. Young                            Traverse City
Bruce W. Gilmore
                                             Kathryn & Harold Zahm                   David Rausch & Kristin Stehouwer -
William R. Heible
                                             Ronald Zoulek (Jim & Pat Zoulek)           TriCities
Rhonda Goodyke-Hoorn (Roger & Clare
                                                                                     Saginaw Campus
   VanderLaan)
                                                                                     The Saginaw Spirit Annual Scholarship
Betty Igrisan Scholarship                    Annual Scholarships
                                                                                     Signature Applications, LLC
John P. Keller (Dr. Bradley & Nina Keller)   ABWA - Indinois Chapter
                                                                                     Steelcase, Inc.
William Kingma (Betty Kingma)                Accounting Annual Scholarship
                                                                                     Steil Fund for Single Mothers
Jean Kinsman                                 Alma Campus Annual
                                                                                     Ralph and Carolyn Stingel
Mary Walsh Kole                              Alpha Beta Gamma/Gamma Gamma
                                                                                     Tim & Bob Sullivan
Eugene & Josephine (Parbel) Kozak            Alumni Ambassador Scholarship Fund
                                                                                     Traverse City Annual Scholarship
   Memorial                                  Alumni Assoc. for the Grad. Program
                                                                                     Dave Veneklase and Family
Nichole Lake                                 Alumni Association Unrestricted
                                                                                     The Volk Family
Judith Lettinga Memorial                     Amical Foundation/Donald Phillips
                                                                                     Harold F. Williamson Memorial
Mary Kay Lettinga                            Battle Creek Employees
Jean E. Lindsey                              The Besaw Family Scholarship




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STUDENT SERVICES
Advising                                                                their career objective and complete their degree. The following
                                                                        questions may assist students in this process:
Davenport offers students the support of an academic advisor to
                                                                          ■ What is my long-term career goal?
aid in their academic pursuits and development as professionals.
                                                                          ■ What short-term career goals will help me achieve my long-
Davenport strongly believes in a developmental advising model
                                                                              term goals?
which guides students through their academic plans to support
                                                                          ■ What are the steps I can take that will assist me in achieving
their career objectives. Academic advising is available at every
                                                                              my short-term career goals?
campus to assist students in selecting courses, discussing cur-
                                                                          ■ What academic goals will help me achieve my career goals?
riculum change implications, answering questions related to aca-
demic programs and policies, or reviewing progress towards              Davenport encourages students to discuss these goals with others
graduation. Students are responsible for being aware of and meet-       who might have an interest in their success (family, friends, and
ing all curriculum requirements, including any changes that may         business associates). Students should make an appointment early
occur therein. In addition, students should speak with an advisor       in their academic career with the Career Services staff at their
for any of the following reasons:                                       campus to explore career options and discuss internships.
   ■ To answer questions about which courses to schedule and
      when to take specific classes.
   ■ To confirm the classes remaining for completion of their
      degree program.
                                                                        Career Services
                                                                        Davenport University Career Services provides all students with an
   ■ To discuss transfer and articulated credits from other institu-
                                                                        individual Professional Development Plan. The goal of Career
      tions, prior learning credits and non-collegiate credits and to
                                                                        Services is to assist students and alumni with every aspect of
      see how the credits apply to their program of study.
                                                                        career development and career success from aiding in career
   ■ To discuss short and long term career goals
                                                                        exploration and interest assessment, to ongoing support once in
   ■ To learn about switching to another program or higher degree
                                                                        the field.
      and know how their current courses will apply.
   ■ To discuss the academic and financial consequences of              Classroom & DU Campus Events
      adding, dropping, or withdrawing from a course.                   A student’s relationship with Career Services begins with an invita-
   ■ To consider changing their program of study.                       tion to meet with career services as early as possible upon entry
   ■ To address difficulties in completing their coursework, for        into DU to discuss the student’s Professional Development Plan
      personal or academic reasons.                                     and goals. This visit is supported by classroom presentations and
   ■ To discuss any other concerns related to their education           events that are conducted at every campus throughout the year.
      including referral to University and/or community resources.      Students are encouraged to take advantage of the many group
                                                                        networking and career development events, as well as the infor-
Payment of tuition and fees can be made through the Student
                                                                        mation provided during in-class presentations. All Career Services
Payment Center. Any questions regarding these payments can be
                                                                        offerings are designed to improve a student’s professional and soft
handled through the Student Services Office or a campus Financial
                                                                        skills for the purpose of achieving career success.
Aid Counselor.
Advising for students accepted into the nursing program is han-         Career Search and Career Skills Development
dled by designated nursing advisors.                                    Through the Professional Development Plan, students will learn a
                                                                        full range of professional and soft skills and receive on-going help
                                                                        and support for creating dynamic resumes, professional letters,

Career and Education Plan                                               learning interview skills, and how to conduct successful job
                                                                        searches. In addition, Career Services can assist students in learn-
Davenport’s mission is to assist students in achieving their goals.     ing networking strategies, portfolio creation, business etiquette,
As part of a continuing effort to assist students, Davenport has        and tips to dress for success on any budget.
developed a process for defining and tracking achievement in            Experiential Learning and Internship Opportunities
career and academic goals. Long-term success is achieved                Career Services provides DU students with the best possible work,
through the accumulation of many short-term successes, and short-       career and program-related opportunities available. For students
term success occurs as a result of effective goal-setting. During       seeking opportunities to obtain for credit and not for credit intern-
their freshman year at Davenport, students will complete a Career       ship, build their skill level, gain experience and grow their profes-
and Education Plan (CEP) as part of Career Investigation                sional portfolio, Career Services is your first stop to locate great
Assignment in Freshman Seminar, FRSM 100. Students in the               opportunities.
College of Health Professions complete the CEP in HLTH101
Introduction to Health Careers. Students will identify, define and      Career Fairs and Events
document their long-term career goals. Students will then set           To assure student success and exposure to employment opportu-
short- and long-term academic goals that will help them achieve         nities, Career Services hosts several career fairs each year. These
                                                                        events may be broad and open to all students or focused on a
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specific program or degree. Career Services also promotes job           Information for Students with Disabilities
expos and career fairs sponsored by other universities and profes-      Students may request reasonable accommodation as a result of a
sional organizations in order to bring the most relevant opportuni-     qualifying disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities
ties to our students and alumni.                                        Act (2008) or Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of
                                                                        1973. It is the students’ responsibility to contact a Disability
Online Job Database
                                                                        Services Coordinator at their campus to initiate the accommoda-
DUCareerNET is career services online job and experiential data-
                                                                        tion process.
base. Students and alumni can search for the opportunities that
best suit their needs or work with their Career Services                Davenport University will provide reasonable accommodations, as
Coordinators to learn of other popular job search and career infor-     deemed appropriate and in accordance with state and federal
mation sites. Students should keep DU Career Services aware of          guidelines, by providing access that allows participation in
any changes in address or employment while enrolled and after           University programs and activities for otherwise qualified individu-
graduation, pursue leads in a professional manner, report interview     als when doing so does not pose a risk to the individual or other
outcomes and respond to survey inquiries to assure that the servic-     students.
es provided meet our students’ and alumni’s ever changing needs.
                                                                        Policies and Procedures for Students with Disabilities
                                                                        The University’s policy and state law each require that qualified

Email                                                                   students with disabilities be given reasonable academic accom-
                                                                        modations and overall educational program accessibility. The
                                                                        University seeks to accommodate students with disabilities on an
The University provides Panther Mail email accounts for students
registered for the current semester. This will be the primary infor-    individual basis, based on assessment data documented by a
mation medium by which students will learn of dates, deadlines,         qualified professional. This process must be student-initiated and
policies and activities related to Davenport. These accounts are        is not retroactive.
provided by the University to communicate with students and it is       There will be no discrimination on the basis of disability. Any
expected that all students will monitor email regularly. In addition,   information provided on a voluntary basis shall be used for the
students will use this email account as the email address for all       sole purpose of assessing accommodation requests, to minimize
online and blended course(s).                                           competitive disadvantages that are directly related to the student’s
                                                                        documented disability. There are no limitations on the number of
                                                                        persons with disabilities who may be admitted or enrolled.
Student Identification (ID)                                             The University’s policy of nondiscrimination based on disability

Cards-Panther One Card                                                  provides reasonable accommodations to qualified students with
                                                                        disabilities in the most integrated, appropriate setting, and
Every student will be issued a Panther One Card at any campus.          includes but is not limited to:
Pictures may be taken either during Orientation or through Student        ■ Opportunities: Opportunities are provided to participate in
Services. Panther One Cards will be mailed to a student’s perma-             academic programs and sanctioned co-curricular activities.
nent mailing address. Cards must be activated to ensure timely            ■ Examinations: Examinations, written assignments, or other
delivery of refunds. Panther One Cards must be used to check                 evaluation procedures may be accommodated to mitigate the
out library materials and utilize computers in the Library. Panther          effects of a disability and to more accurately measure student
One Cards may also be used to obtain student discounts, where                achievement, as long as such accommodation does not fun-
available.                                                                   damentally alter the learning objectives of the course.
                                                                          ■ Advising: Advising, support services, and employment assis-
                                                                             tance are provided without discrimination to any student with
Change of Name, Address, Phone                                               a documented disability.
                                                                          ■ Location: Location of programs will provide equal access to
Number, or Email                                                             mobility and visually impaired students to the extent reason-
                                                                             ably possible.
It is the student’s responsibility to update through the Student
                                                                          ■ Physical Accessibility: Physical accessibility to instruction,
Connection any changes to address, phone number, and/or email
                                                                             academic support, student services, and technology are pro-
address. Students wishing to submit a change of name should
                                                                             vided to the extent reasonably possible.
contact their advisors for details.
                                                                        Davenport University is committed to providing opportunities,
                                                                        resources, and support to help students achieve their goals. This
Students with Disabilities                                              commitment includes providing assistance to students with dis-
                                                                        abilities. Early notification of any accommodation request increas-
Accommodations for Students with Disabilities                           es the likelihood that special arrangements can be made prior to
It is the policy of Davenport University to comply with all the rele-   the start of classes.
vant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities
Act (ADA). Davenport University will not discriminate against any       Students who believe they have a disability as defined by the
otherwise qualified student or applicant with respect to any terms,     Americans with Disabilities Act and require accommodation to
privileges, or conditions of a student’s admission, educational pro-    meet course or program requirements should contact a disability
gram, or activity because of a disability.                              services coordinator at their campus to secure an Accommo-

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dation Request Form and the appropriate Verification of Disability
Form. These forms, contact information, and other disability
services information is located on the Disability Services page
                                                                        Student Insurance
                                                                        Health insurance coverage is required for student athletes, stu-
Davenport website (http://www.davenport.edu/student-affairs/
                                                                        dents enrolled in specific classes or specific majors within the
disability-services) This information will help the University work
                                                                        College of Health Professions, and for all international students.
with students to plan effective academic accommodations and
                                                                        Questions regarding the insurance requirements along with infor-
auxiliary aids and services while they are attending Davenport
                                                                        mation for those students wishing to obtain insurance for them-
University.
                                                                        selves and/or spouses and dependents can be found at
                                                                        davenport.edu/risk-management/student-insurance.

Counseling                                                              Additionally, professional liability insurance coverage is provided
                                                                        as part of the course fee to students enrolled in an internship, pro-
Counseling services with a Licensed Social Worker are provided          fessional practice experience, or clinical experience in the College
free of charge at the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Appointments can be         of Health Professions.
scheduled by calling the Welcome Center at (616) 871-6166 or
student.affairs@davenport.edu. Students who would like informa-
tion about counseling services outside of the Lettinga Campus
should contact their advisor or the Student Affairs Office for
                                                                        Intercollegiate Sports
referral to a Community Mental Health agency in their area.             Davenport University’s Intercollegiate Athletic Program is a mem-
                                                                        ber of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics),
                                                                        ACHA (American Collegiate Hockey Association) at the Division I
Housing                                                                 and Division III level, USBC Collegiate (U.S. Bowling Conference),
                                                                        U.S. Lacrosse Women’s Division Intercollegiate Associate, MCLA
University-sponsored housing is available at the Grand Rapids           (Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association) and USA Rugby.
Lettinga campus for all students and required for traditionally aged
                                                                        All participants must be 18 years of age or older and a fulltime stu-
freshmen who live outside of the 45 mile commuting radius. The
                                                                        dent (i.e., 12 credits or more per semester or 6 credits or more per
purpose of Housing and Residence Life is to provide an environ-
                                                                        semester for graduate students). Eligibility rules are very detailed.
ment that is comfortable, safe and conducive to academic
                                                                        Please contact the Athletic Department for more information.
success and community development. In addition, the housing
program offers three living-learning communities for students           If you are interested in competing at the intercollegiate level,
majoring in business, health and technology. Research shows             complete and submit a participation form (found online at
students who live on campus are more likely to be retained, post        www.davenport.edu) or contact Athletic Director Paul Lowden at
higher grades, and graduate. All students living on the Lettinga        (616) 732-1194. All of Davenport University’s intercollegiate pro-
campus also enjoy the benefits of a university meal plan in our         grams are based out of the Grand Rapids campus.
popular dining hall. Visit our website for more information:            The programs currently offered   are:
http://www.davenport.edu/housing-and-residence-life.                      ■ Men’s Baseball               ■ Women’s    Basketball
                                                                          ■ Men’s Basketball             ■ Women’s    Bowling

Student Life                                                              ■ Men’s Bowling
                                                                          ■ Men’s Cross-Country
                                                                          ■ Men’s Golf
                                                                                                         ■ Women’s
                                                                                                         ■ Women’s
                                                                                                         ■ Women’s
                                                                                                                      Competitive Cheer
                                                                                                                      Competitive Dance
                                                                                                                      Cross-Country
Davenport University offers students many opportunities to get
                                                                          ■ Men’s Ice Hockey             ■ Women’s    Golf
involved. The Student Life Office supports student success and
                                                                          ■ Men’s Indoor Track           ■ Women’s    Indoor Track
aims to foster student development by providing students with
                                                                             & Field                        & Field
opportunities to get involved, build community, and learn outside
                                                                          ■ Men’s Lacrosse               ■ Women’s    Lacrosse
of the classroom. There are a variety of registered student organi-
                                                                          ■ Men’s Outdoor Track          ■ Women’s    Outdoor Track
zations (RSO’s) for students to join. Some organizations are specif-
                                                                             & Field                        & Field
ic to individual majors and offer students an opportunity to interact
                                                                          ■ Men’s Rugby                  ■ Women’s    Soccer
with individuals within their chosen career. Other organizations
                                                                          ■ Men’s Soccer                 ■ Women’s    Softball
focus on social and volunteer experiences and provide students
                                                                          ■ Men’s Tennis                 ■ Women’s    Tennis
the opportunity to get involved both on and off campus. The
                                                                                                         ■ Women’s    Volleyball
Student Life Office also sponsors a number of social, educational,
and leadership events and programs. The Volunteer Center pro-           Please visit us at http://www.dupanthers.com/ or inquire about
vides service opportunities for students who want to make a differ-     future athletic programs to be offered at Davenport University.
ence in the community. Students interested in involvement
opportunities should contact the Student Life Office to determine
which opportunities are available on their campus. Students can
also find out what is going on by visiting the Student Life tab on
the portal, visiting the Student Life website or by becoming a
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                                                                       Listed below are some of the additional benefits that are offered to
Davenport University Alumni                                            DU Alumni.
                                                                          ■ Bank of America Credit Card
Association                                                               ■ Gordon Food Fun Funds Program
                                                                          ■ Liberty Mutual Insurance Program
The Davenport University Alumni Association helps graduates stay
current with the friends, associations, and interests they developed   For more details on other benefits and programs that are offered to
as students.                                                           Davenport alumni, please go to http://www.dualum.com/

Through many events, travel opportunities, programs, and as the
record-keeper of names, addresses, and biographical information
for more than 50,000 graduates, we can help you stay in touch          Davenport University Institute
with former classmates and the University. Be sure to contact us
when you move, get married, or change jobs so we can keep your         for Professional Excellence
information up to date. Stay in touch with your alma mater via our     Through its new Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx), the
alumni email address: alumni@davenport.edu.                            University provides quality education and training services using
Alumni Benefits                                                        nationally recognized resources to meet organizational, business
Anyone who has earned a degree or certificate from Davenport           leadership and management development needs. It also operates
University automatically receives free membership in the Alumni        in close collaboration with the Maine College of Business and
Association. Your membership entitles you to the Davenport             serves a unique role in that it may develop and customize educa-
University Review magazine, access to the alumni online commu-         tional programs and deliver them in a customer-focused manner
nity, and many University services. You’ll also receive:               that assists organizations succeed long term. These programs also
   ■ Lifetime employment assistance including DUCareerNET              include professional certification preparation courses for the
      access.                                                          PHR/SPHR, PMP, CM and CME.
   ■ Free lifetime brush-up classes—Graduates of Davenport             If you are interested in learning more about or enrolling in the
      University are eligible for free brush-up classes on a space-    SHRM Learning System® Exam Prep Course, please visit our
      available basis. This applies only to courses that students      website at: http://webservices.davenport.edu/corppartners/shrm/
      previously passed at DU and that were part of the student’s
                                                                       If you are interested in education and training programs that have
      graduation requirements. Free brush-up may not be used for
                                                                       the potential for academic course credit, please contact the IPEx
      laboratory courses, clinical and practicum experiences,
                                                                       staff or go to http://www.davenport.edu/ipex/service-offerings
      and/or internships.
   ■ Access to the Davenport library and computer labs at no
      charge (you must have an alumni membership card).




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ACADEMIC POLICIES &
PROCEDURES
                                                                           program, but must justify the timing of the Experiential
Foundations of Excellence Program                                          Learning component to the Honors Program Coordinator. The
                                                                           Internship could be directly related to the student’s program
The College of Arts and Sciences develops and maintains the
                                                                           or could encompass an affiliated or new field of study.
majority of courses in the Foundation of Excellence section of
                                                                         ■ Students must maintain an overall cumulative university GPA
each degree program, whether it be in business, technology or
                                                                           of 3.25 throughout their degree program. If the GPA drops
health. These courses include English, humanities, social sciences,
                                                                           below 3.25 in any semester, the student will be placed on
math, science, diversity and the Freshman Seminar. The number of
                                                                           Honors Program probation for one semester until the GPA is
Foundation of Excellence courses required for each program
                                                                           brought back up to 3.25. A second probationary suspension
varies since some programs in the technology and health profes-
                                                                           will result in being dropped from the Honors Program. If a
sion areas require a greater emphasis in science and/or math to
                                                                           student fails to complete an Honors Project affiliated with a
meet employer expectations. The specific Foundations of
                                                                           course, the student will receive university credit for the
Excellence requirements are listed at the beginning of each pro-
                                                                           course, but not Honors credit. If a student fails to complete
gram description in this catalog. The nine student learning out-
                                                                           an Honors Project for a second course, the student will be
comes of the Davenport University Excellence System are
                                                                           dropped from the Program.
introduced in these courses.
                                                                       Affiliated Honors Projects
                                                                         ■ Students graduating from DU are expected to demonstrate
Arts & Sciences Honors Program                                             mastery in nine Excellence System skills. Courses designated
                                                                           for Honors Program credit will include a project approved by
This Honors Program supports excellence in critical thinking, cre-         the instructor and the Honors Program Coordinator that
ativity in applying the Davenport University Excellence System to a        addresses either an excellence skill not covered in the course
career path, and recognizes the development of leadership skills in        learning objectives, or significantly expands upon an excel-
the Foundation of Excellence Program that is part of each degree           lence skill beyond the stated course Learning Objectives.
program.                                                                   Projects must be approved prior to completion of the first
Program Entrance Requirements:                                             week of class. At least five of the nine Excellence System
  Students may start the Program                                           Skills must be addressed by completion of the five Honors-
  ■ Upon completion of minimum of 9 credit hours of University             designated projects.
     coursework at an accredited institution, with a cumulative          ■ The nature and format of the projects are flexible but should

     GPA of 3.25 or higher at the time of starting the first Honors-       represent approximately 20-30 hours of work outside of class
     designated course (HRNS151)                                           obligations to complete the project. Students must submit a
  ■ Two letters of recommendation from DU faculty members                  form to the College of Arts and Sciences to outline the proj-
     supporting the student’s decision to enter the program                ect for approval purposes.
                                                                       Students interested in this program should contact the College of
Arts and Sciences Honors are conferred upon
                                                                       Arts and Sciences.
completion of
  ■ Five Foundation of Excellence courses (15 credits) in the
    College of Arts and Sciences at the 100 level or higher with a
    grade of “B” or higher.                                            Foundations of Learning Program
  ■ Five course affiliated Honors Projects with a project grade of     All first-time-in-any-college students are placed into English and
    “B” or higher. Students will be enrolled in a section of           mathematics courses based upon an entrance assessment
    HRNS151-155 (0 cr) for each of the five affiliated projects        unless there are qualifying ACT or SAT scores on file. Students
    upon approval of the project. The Honors Project grade will        who transfer from other institutions without college level credit
    not count as part of the final course grade, but is required for   for English or mathematics will also participate in the entrance
    the designation of Honors credit. Students failing to either       assessment. Students designated as pre-college English will be
    receive a course grade of “B” or higher, or complete the affili-   placed in ENGL021, which must be completed before enrollment
    ated project with a grade of “B” or higher will earn course        in the college-level English course ENGL109. Students designat-
    credit but no Honors designation.                                  ed as pre-college mathematics will be placed in either MATH 020
  ■ Three credits of Experiential Learning experience, which           or MATH 030, depending on their assessment, before enrollment
    could include PROX 193 Service Learning Experience (3 cr),         in MATH125. Students must earn a “C” or better in each
    SABR 381 Study Abroad (3 cr), or an approved internship.           Foundation of Learning course before advancing to the next level
    Students may complete this requirement at any time in the
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of English and/or mathematics. Grades in Foundations of               met. Students may not earn two of the same degrees (such as two
Learning courses are not calculated into a student’s Grade Point      BBAs) from Davenport University. The BBA General Business and
Average since they represent pre-college mastery of content.          the ABA in Business Administration may not be used within a dou-
Students are encouraged to take advantage of all academic sup-        ble major.
port services, like tutoring, available at their campus.
                                                                      Double Specialties
All students who assess at Foundations of Learning levels are
                                                                      Davenport University encourages students to complete additional
required to take Foundations of Learning classes during their first
                                                                      Specialties within those degree programs that require them as part
semester. Students must meet with their Advisor to be enrolled
                                                                      of the major area of study. Students may also elect a Specialty
into specific combinations of courses (block scheduling) until
                                                                      outside of their major field of study, but must meet all required pre-
they have completed Foundation of Learning courses. Students
                                                                      requisites and co-requisites for the courses. All Specialty classes
who need to take electives in their block schedule will select
                                                                      are considered part of the major and will be included in the calcu-
courses from the following three lists which do not have English
                                                                      lation of the major GPA for graduation requirements. Residency
and math prerequisites.
                                                                      requirements for the major including all chosen Specialties must
Freshman Seminar                                                      be met. Students pursuing double Specialties will not be awarded
    FRSM100 Career and Education Seminar                              their degree until all requirements have been met.
    HLTH101/HLTH101S Introduction to Health Careers
                                                                      Auditing Courses
Foundations of Excellence
    COMM120               Presentation Techniques                     Students may audit any course provided they have the approval of
    ENVS125               Introduction to Environmental               the campus Director of Academic Services. Students will not be
                          Studies                                     required to complete tests or projects for audited courses, and
    GEOL140               Physical Geology                            they will not receive a grade or credit for the course. Students
    HLTH113/PSYC113       Stress Management for Life                  must declare the audit status at registration and may only change
    HLTH127/PSYC127       Healthy Living                              from audit status to credit status (or vice versa) before the begin-
    HUMN101               Arts and Culture                            ning of the first class session. The tuition cost for auditing a
    PSYC101               Introductory Psychology                     course is the same as for taking the course for credit.
    SOCY101               Introductory to Sociology
                                                                      Competency Examination
Foundations of Business, Technology, or Health Professions            Students may take each of the University’s standardized competency
    BITS101        Computer Essentials                                examinations only once to attempt earning credit for specified courses.
    BITS105        Skillbuilding on the Computer                      Students may not take this option if they have previously received a fail-
    BUSN120        Introduction to Business                           ing grade in the course. Students who pass the assessment will be
    CISP100        Introduction to Computers                          granted credit in the course. Students may receive up to 40 semester
    CISP111        Systems Foundations                                credits in the University’s competency examination assessments and/or
                                                                      prior learning assessment, and these credits do not count toward
                                                                      residency.
Educational Options                                                   College of Arts and Sciences
Double Degree                                                              ENGL110        Advanced Composition (Credit may only be
                                                                                          earned if ENGL109 has been successfully
A student may earn double degrees (two associate degrees or
                                                                                          completed previously.)
two bachelor degrees) only by fulfilling the requirements for two
differently titled degrees, such as a BBA and a BS. In order to       College of Health Professions
earn the second degree, the student must complete all the degree           BIOL120        Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
requirements and fulfill all residency requirements for both               BIOL131        Human Disease
degrees.                                                                   HLTH110        Medical Terminology
                                                                           HLTH220        Pharmacology
Students who have achieved an associate’s or bachelor’s degree
from another college or university may earn a second degree of        Credit through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
the same type from Davenport University (such as a BBA in
                                                                      Academic credit for a course may be awarded to those students
Management from another college and a BBA in Marketing from
                                                                      who produce a completed petition detailing college-level learning
Davenport University), as long as all appropriate graduation
                                                                      gained through experience. Consideration will be given to learning
requirements are met.
                                                                      gained through career and personal experience in job-related
Double Major                                                          activities and community participation, as well as that based on
                                                                      training from specialized schools or testing programs. To support
Students who wish to combine study in two programs, such as the
                                                                      student success and effective course registration, students must
BBA in Management and the BBA in Marketing, will earn a double
                                                                      submit their portfolio petition at least one month prior to the begin-
major. In order to earn a double major, a student must complete all
                                                                      ning of any new 7, 10, 12, or 15 semester. The petitions are
of the courses required for each program and fulfill all residency
                                                                      assessed by faculty evaluators, and credit is assigned based on
requirements. Students pursuing a double major will not be award-
                                                                      merit. Students must use the University’s format.
ed their degree until all requirements for both majors have been
                                                                      A maximum of 40 semester hours may be obtained through prior
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assessments. These hours may not be applied toward the residen-        level of experience with the material, level of experience with com-
cy requirement.                                                        puters and the speed of Internet connection.
Students should contact their Advisor to receive additional infor-     External Learning
mation on this option.
                                                                       In this format, students work independently for the most part, fol-
                                                                       lowing a detailed syllabus. They meet with faculty a specified num-

Class Formats                                                          ber of times, individually or in small groups, for review and
                                                                       assessment. Both the faculty member and the student sign a
Davenport University offers a variety of formats in which classes      learning agreement listing course outcomes and deadlines.
may be taken, designed to fit various learning styles and student
                                                                       Virtual Classroom In-Seat
needs. Not all formats may be available at each campus. Some
classes may only be available in the online format due to limited      The Virtual Classroom In-Seat option provides students with a vir-
in-seat courses offerings at certain campuses. Students should         tual learning opportunity within a traditional classroom setting.
contact Student Services for the classes and formats offered at        Students from various campuses interact with each other and the
their campus.                                                          instructor via computer interactivity and cameras. Students are
                                                                       expected to attend class on their campus in an assigned class-
Traditional In-Seat                                                    room that is appropriately equipped for this delivery method.
In this traditional format, class meets in-seat for 100% of the
                                                                       Internships
required contact hours. Most traditional classes are scheduled to
meet weekly or twice-weekly; a smaller number of sections are          Davenport University believes that practical experience in the field
scheduled to meet three times per week. The length of each class       of study is an integral part of a student’s preparation for career
session is determined by the number of meetings per week and           success. In recognition of this, many degree programs have a
the number of credit hours or contact hours (whichever is greater)     required internship experience while other programs offer an elec-
associated with the course.                                            tive internship option. These work experiences must be related to
                                                                       the student’s field of study and approved by the Associate
Ten-Week Online                                                        Department Chair or the Online Department Coordinator before
Online learning uses state-of-the-art technology to bring quality      enrolling in the course. Some internship experiences require a min-
education to students in a virtual setting. These four credit hour     imum GPA for enrollment and the internship site may require that a
courses require student engagement with course material and/or         criminal background check and drug screening process be com-
participation in online class discussion 5 out of 7 days each week     pleted. Students are encouraged to see their Advisor for details. It
for a total of approximately 12 hours. Please note, individual stu-    is required that the student contact Career Services at least one
dents may require more (or less) time depending on their personal      semester prior to scheduling for an internship experience.
level of experience with the material, level of experience with com-   Students will receive a letter grade for internship courses.
puters and the speed of Internet connection.                           Placement in internship sites for the College of Health Professions
                                                                       is competitive and is not guaranteed.
Seven-Week Blended In-Seat with Online
                                                                       Experiential Learning and Service Learning
In this seven-week format, class meets in-seat for 60% of the
required contact hours and the remaining 40% is completed              Davenport University supports professional and civic engagement
online. Most Blended classes are scheduled to meet once per            of students outside the classroom as a means to help prepare
week, some meet twice per week. The length of each in-seat ses-        them for careers and for lifelong involvement in their communities
sion is determined by the number of meetings per week and the          as active citizens. This is accomplished, in part, through Service-
number of credit hours or contact hours (whichever is greater)         Learning (SL) and Experiential Learning (EL) opportunities embed-
associated with the course. In addition to the in-seat class meet-     ded in academic courses. SL or EL designated courses can
ings, Blended classes require a minimum of 2-to-3 hours of online      involve directed individual or group projects, student placements,
participation per week.                                                field experiences, or other assignments which require completion
                                                                       of hours outside of class time and structured reflection on the
Seven-Week Condensed In-Seat                                           experience. Some DU course sections require students to partici-
In this seven-week format, class meets in-seat for 100% of the         pate in SL or EL and in others it is optional. The average EL or SL
required contact hours. Seven-Week Condensed courses take the          project may require from 10-20 hours of time commitment per
required 45 contact hours for a three credit class or the 60 contact   semester outside of class meetings. Students may find EL or SL
hours for a four credit class and condense them into a seven-week      designated courses by reviewing the DU course schedule.
format. Currently this class format is only used by the Nursing
                                                                       Experiential Learning (EL) Course Designation:
Program for certain NURS prefixed courses.
                                                                       A course section is designated as EL if:
Seven-Week Online                                                        1. Students participate in an out of classroom experience that
Online learning uses state-of-the-art technology to bring quality           adds value to their educational objectives and development
education to students in a virtual setting. These three credit hour         through the practical application of program and course out-
courses require student engagement with course material and/or              comes.
participation in online class discussion 5 out of 7 days each week       2. Students reflect on the connections between the experience
for a total of approximately 12 hours. Please note, individual stu-         and their educational objectives and development.
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  3. The project or student placement has a professional orienta-        aid may continue using it for approved programs such as those
     tion and is in partnership with business or industry.               mentioned above.

Service-Learning (SL) Course Designation:                                Davenport’s study abroad program is expanding and new opportu-
                                                                         nities are being explored and developed. In addition to the tradi-
A course is designated as SL if:
                                                                         tional study abroad experiences described above, internship, work
  1. Students participate in an organized service activity that
                                                                         and service-learning opportunities abroad are also being made
     meets identified community needs.
                                                                         available. For updated information, please contact the international
  2. Students reflect on the service activity in such a way as to
                                                                         program office located at the W.A. Lettinga Campus, view the uni-
     gain further understanding of course content, a broader
                                                                         versity website at http://www.davenport.edu/study-abroad or visit
     appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of per-
                                                                         the Student Connection, or speak with an academic advisor at
     sonal values and civic responsibility (Bringle & Hatcher, 2005).
                                                                         your campus.
  3. The project or student service placement has a civic/
     community orientation and is in partnership with a non-profit
     or government organization.

Sample EL Course Designation Format:
                                                                         Requirements and Limitations
                                                                         Dropping and Adding Courses
SOSC 201: Diversity in Society (EL)
                                                                         All students wishing to drop/add or withdraw from a course after
International Study Opportunities                                        the start of the semester or session should contact their Academic
Davenport University understands that preparation for success in         Advisor. The drop/add period is the first week after classes begin.
today’s 21st century global workforce means acquiring the combina-       Students may add regular semester classes during the first week
tion of knowledge, skills and attitudes referred to as global compe-     of the semester. Because of the accelerated nature of some of the
tencies.                                                                 class formats, students may not be able to add these courses to
                                                                         their schedule after the start of the session/semester. Students
One of the best ways to become more globally competent is to             should contact their Advisor for guidelines on specific class for-
experience day-to-day life in another country with the preparation       mats.
and faculty guidance that enables insights and understanding of
another culture. Davenport University provides these kinds of            Course Load
opportunities through its study abroad program enabling students         All students may register for up to 20 credit hours in any semester,
to earn Davenport credit towards their degree while studying from        in any combination of delivery formats for which they are eligible.
three weeks to one year abroad.                                          Students wishing to take more than the allowed number of credit
The short-term faculty-led programs are group study experiences          hours in one semester must receive permission from the University
led by Davenport faculty and involve earning up to six credits.          Registrar.
Students can study finance and leadership in London, experience
5,000 years of tradition in China, tour multi-national corporations in
                                                                         Residency Policy
Germany and the EU, learn about global economics amid the                The University Policy for residency is as follows:
diversity of flora and fauna in Kenya, study Spanish in Costa Rica,      Students must take a minimum of the following at Davenport
explore the roots of the U.S. jurisprudence system in London and         University in order to fulfill residency:
the Hague and conduct comparative studies of healthcare systems
in Europe. Short-term programs are continually developed for stu-
dents and the variety of locations and courses will increase.            Post-Baccalaureate            All credits required for the post-
Students at Davenport can also spend a semester or year abroad           Certificate                   baccalaureate certificate
at various universities around the world. Davenport’s official agree-    Bachelor’s/Master’s           A minimum of 30 semester credits
ment with INHOLLAND University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands,            Degree                        from 100–400-level courses, to
enables students to earn Davenport credit while studying there for       (combined BBA/MBA)            include at least fifty percent of the
one semester or for a full year. Full-year students would be eligible                                  courses in the major, plus all
for a dual degree from both universities. Through a special rela-                                      500–700-level courses required
tionship with John Cabot University in Rome, Italy, students from
                                                                         Bachelor’s Degree             A minimum of 30 semester credits,
West Michigan are eligible for a scholarship to study for a semes-
                                                                                                       to include at least fifty percent of the
ter or year there. Due to Davenport’s affiliate membership with the
                                                                                                       courses in the major
American Institute for Foreign Studies (AIFS), and its most recently
acquired affiliation with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, Davenport          Associate Degree              A minimum of 15 semester credits,
students can choose from over thirty locations around the world                                        to include at least fifty percent of the
including some in Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia.                                                  courses in the major
Many types of financial aid may be used to offset the costs of           Diploma                       A minimum of fifty percent of the
study abroad, such as loans, scholarships and grants. Davenport                                        credits required for the diploma, of
provides study abroad grants for eligible students participating in                                    which at least two courses must be
its short-term programs, and students currently receiving financial                                    in the major


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Contact an Advisor for specific residency requirements for the         Students wishing to re-enter the University after Academic or
Nursing programs, BBA General Business Option 1, BBA Public            Disciplinary suspension and dismissal must meet specific guide-
Safety and Security Management, the Medical Assistant programs,        lines and formally request re-entry. Students should contact the
and the 60 + Transfer Degree programs.                                 Student Services Office for specific requirements.

Sequential Course Requirements                                         Application of Previously Earned Credit
Credit will not be granted for any sequential course below the level   It is the policy of Davenport University to acknowledge academic
of a course for which the student already has earned credit.           credits previously earned through Davenport University or one of
                                                                       its antecedents and to integrate that credit as fully as possible into
Students must achieve at least a C grade in a sequential course
                                                                       a new degree program. Davenport University will assist students in
before taking the next course in the sequence. Students receiving
                                                                       choosing a program of study that will maximize the application of
a C- or below must repeat the course before proceeding to the
                                                                       their earned academic credits.
next course in the sequence. Students will receive credit for the
course only once.                                                      Discontinued Program Policy
Undeclared Majors                                                      Once a program is discontinued, no new enrollments will be
                                                                       accepted into the program. Students currently declared in a dis-
To provide students with an opportunity to explore various busi-
                                                                       continued major will have six years for a bachelor’s degree (three
ness, health, technology, and/or general education areas before
                                                                       years for associate’s degree) to complete the degree, with appro-
declaring a major, Davenport University allows new students to
                                                                       priate substitutions and/or equivalencies for discontinued courses.
elect an undeclared but degree seeking status.
                                                                       If the degree is not completed within this time period, students
Students may remain in the undeclared but degree seeking cate-         must meet current degree requirements.
gory for up to 25 semester credits if they are seeking an associ-
ate’s or bachelor’s degree. Once students have earned 25 credits       Minimum Grade Requirement
toward an associate’s or bachelor’s degree whether these credits       Some courses require a C or better in order to advance to the next
are from Davenport University or are transferred from another          course (see also Sequential Course Requirements). In addition to
post-secondary institution, they must declare a specific major. An     sequential courses, the following courses from the College of
exception to this policy is made for students that are planning to     Health Professions require a C or better grade for successful com-
apply to the Nursing Program. They may remain on an undecided/         pletion: HLTH101, HLTH110, HLTH220, HLTH230, HLTH320,
degree seeking major as they prepare for the nursing admissions        HLTH401, as well as all HINT, HSAD, and MCMG. All NURS pre-
open enrollment period.                                                fixed lecture, lab and clinical courses require a B- or better grade
Students should note that not all courses in Foundations of            for successful completion. It is required that students accepted
Excellence or in the Foundations for a specific college are required   into the BSN Nursing Pre-Licensure earn a C+ or better grade in
for all degree programs. Students accept the responsibility that       all BIOL and CHEM courses taken as requirements in the Nursing
courses chosen while they are in the undeclared but degree seek-       programs. There may be additional courses that require a C or
ing status may not be required in their specific degree program.       better for successful completion due to outside accreditation or
                                                                       program approval requirements. This requirement is noted in the
Students who have previously declared a specific major may not
                                                                       course description.
choose to have the undeclared but degree seeking status.
                                                                       Prerequisite Requirement
Re-Entry to the University
                                                                       Prerequisite courses must be successfully completed before taking
Re-entry students whose education has been voluntarily interrupt-
                                                                       the subsequent course(s). These courses may be required even
ed for one or more semesters (excluding Spring/Summer semes-
                                                                       though they are not part of the chosen curriculum. A co-requisite
ter) will have to meet the course requirements within their elected
                                                                       may be completed before the course or taken concurrently.
degree program in effect at the time of re-entry.
                                                                       Students seeking a post-baccalaureate certificate must complete
Students re-entering the University after voluntarily interrupting     all course prerequisites or show proof of equivalent work experi-
their education for three (3) or more academic years will be           ence.
required to change to a current academic program and meet
                                                                       Non-degree seeking students and students taking courses under a
University academic requirements in place at the time of re-entry.
                                                                       guest student status are not required to complete prerequisite or
College of Health Professions students that have stopped-out and       co-requisite courses.
not attended for three or more academic years will be required to
repeat the entire criminal background check and drug screening         Repeating Courses
(CBC/DS) process in their first semester of re-entry to the College    Students may repeat any course for which they have previously
of Health Professions. The College of Health Professions and the       received credit. Both courses will be recorded on the transcripts, but
Nursing Program may have additional restrictions on re-entry into      only the higher of the two grades will be used to compute GPA.
the clinical and practicum courses. Students should check the          Students will receive credit only once for the course.
College of Health Professions Student Handbook or the Nursing
                                                                       An exception to this rule is made for sequential courses. A student
Program Student Handbook for specific program or course re-
                                                                       cannot retake the first course in a sequence if they have already
entry requirements.
                                                                       received credit for the second sequential course. (For example, stu-
Students re-entering the University should contact the Student         dents may not repeat Accounting Foundations I once they have credit
Services Office for specific information on academic requirements      for Accounting Foundations II.)
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If a failed course was taken initially at Davenport University, it is strong-     ■ With Highest Honor 3.90 to 4.00
ly recommended that the retake also be completed at Davenport.                    ■ With High Honor 3.70 to 3.89
Completing the course at another institution will not offset the impact           ■ With Honor 3.50 to 3.69
of the failing grade on the cumulative and/or major grade point
                                                                                Prospective winter or spring/summer semester graduates’ cumulative
average.
                                                                                grade point average at the end of the last completed session/
Many courses from the College of Health Professions and the                     semester will be used to determine honor eligibility for the graduation
Nursing program may only be repeated once if a failing grade is                 ceremonies. The appropriate designation will be indicated on the
earned. The College of Health Professions Student Handbook and                  diploma and transcript of associate’s and bachelor’s degree graduates
the Nursing Program Student Handbook detail any special require-                when it is mailed to the student.
ments for their courses and programs. Students must contact their
Advisor to determine eligibility for the repeat.

Graduation Requirements                                                         Coursework and Grades
Students at Davenport University may graduate at the end of any                 Description of Course Numbering System
semester in which they complete the coursework required for the                 The first digit of the course number indicates the following aca-
curriculum in which they are enrolled and meet all graduation require-          demic level:
ments. Students must maintain a minimum overall 2.0 cumulative                    ■ 000 level                  Foundations of Learning courses
grade point average (GPA) as well as a minimum of a 2.3 GPA in their                                           (below college level)
major. Students in the nursing programs must have a minimum 2.7
                                                                                  ■ 100 level                  courses primarily for freshmen
GPA in their major. Students must also fulfill the credit and residency
                                                                                  ■ 200 level                  courses primarily for sophomores
requirements for their prescribed curriculum. The Michigan
                                                                                  ■ 300 upper level            courses primarily for juniors
Department of Education requires that students earning an associ-
                                                                                  ■ 400 upper level            courses primarily for seniors
ate’s degree must complete a minimum of 60 semester hours of
                                                                                  ■ 500-700                    reserved for graduate courses
instruction, and students completing a bachelor’s degree must com-
plete a minimum of 120 semester hours of instruction. Davenport                 Syllabi
University adheres to this standard and has designed its curricula to
                                                                                Instructors will review the course syllabus with their students at the
satisfy this requirement.
                                                                                first class meeting. The purpose of the syllabus is to inform stu-
Students planning to participate in the Commencement Ceremony                   dents of the instructors’ expectations, learning outcomes, meth-
must attend a Grad Salute at their campus. Online only students                 ods, assignments, evaluation procedures, etc. Students should
should contact their Advisor for assistance. The Grad Salute is held            observe these syllabi as “intent” and not as a “contract.”
so that students can purchase their cap and gown (cost will be
approximately $30 - $60 depending on degree level), order
                                                                                Grading System/Scale
announcements, and meet with a Career Services Coordinator and a                To be considered in good academic standing, students must main-
member of the DU Alumni Association. Formal graduation cere-                    tain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. The cumulative GPA is calcu-
monies are held at the end of winter semester for all graduates of the          lated from the grades received for courses completed. The
current academic year. The ceremony is open to students who have                designations of AU, CR, I, LATE, NC, P, W and WM are not includ-
completed or will complete their course requirements by the end of              ed in the GPA calculation. However, these grade designations are
the spring/summer semester and have met all relevant processing                 counted when calculating the cumulative completion percentage
deadlines. Students are encouraged to take part in the ceremony.                for financial aid recipients. This policy is in effect for all certificate,
                                                                                diploma, and degree-seeking students. Following is the grading
Application for Graduation                                                      system of the University.
Every candidate for graduation must submit an application for
                                                                                     Grade      Grade Point Value
graduation. Students who elect not to participate in the com-
mencement ceremony must still file a graduation application.                         A          4.00
Graduation applications are available from the Student Services                      A-         3.70
Office or on the Davenport website under Graduation Information.
                                                                                     B+         3.30
Diplomas are ordered at the end of each semester for those stu-
                                                                                     B          3.00
dents who have graduated and have submitted an application for
graduation. The printed Diplomas reflect the academic credential                     B-         2.70
earned and will only show the degree level awarded. The major will                   C+         2.30
be reflected on the transcript. Diplomas are mailed to the student’s
address 12–14 weeks after the final date of the semester in which                    C          2.00
all degree requirements are met. Diplomas cannot be released for                     C-         1.70
any student with a financial obligation to the University.
                                                                                     D+         1.30
Graduation Honors                                                                    D          1.00
Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher are recognized                      F          0.00 Failing: credit is counted in GPA but not as
as honor graduates. The three honors categories for associate’s                                 credit earned.
and bachelor’s degree students are the following:
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     NF        0.00 No Show Failing: credit is counted in GPA            Services may allow students to withdraw from a class past the last
               but not as credit earned. Class was not officially        date to withdraw without academic penalty provided they submit
               dropped.                                                  documentation of an unusual circumstance and provided the class
                                                                         has not yet met for the final assessment.
     AU        Audit: by arrangement, completed during the
               drop/add period of each term. No credit is earned.        If a student is forced to withdraw or fails to withdraw in a timely
                                                                         manner from his/her classes based on extenuating circumstances,
     CR        Credit earned without calculation into the GPA for
                                                                         there is an appeal process. The appeal process allows the student
               Competency Exam or Prior Learning Assessment
                                                                         to explain the extenuating circumstance and request consideration
               credit.
                                                                         regarding tuition and fee charges incurred from that withdrawal.
     I         Incomplete: given only when extenuating circum-           Extenuating circumstances may include a serious illness of the
               stances allow an agreement to be made between             student or his/her immediate family members, death of an immedi-
               the student and instructor to complete the course-        ate family member or a mandatory military commitment. Supporting
               work after the semester has ended. Incomplete (I)         documentation must be submitted with the appeal. Students may
               grades are changed to Failure (F) if not completed        only submit two (2) appeals during their time as an undergraduate
               30 business days into the next semester.                  and graduate student at Davenport University. The appeal form
     LATE      Late grade: given when there is a delay in submis-        and process are found on the Student Connection at
               sion of grade.                                            http://www.davenport.edu/office-accounting-services/bursar/
                                                                         billing-information/charge-appeal-form.
     NC        No credit.
     P         Pass: credit earned without calculation into the          Incompletes
               GPA, considered equivalent to “C” (2.00) or better        If faced with an emergency such as a severe illness that prevents
               grade.                                                    the completion of a course within the semester, students may
     W         Withdrawal by official deadline determined by             request an Incomplete, using the Incomplete Request form.
               length of course. Students not withdrawing by the         Students must have successfully completed at least 70 percent of
               official deadlines who do not complete the course         the coursework for that course for the request to be considered.
               will receive a grade of “F”.                              The faculty member may accept or deny the request.
                                                                         Documentation may be required. If accepted, the faculty member
     WM        Withdrawal—Military                                       will sign the form and forward it to the Director of Academic
Letter grades that are followed by the *@ characters are given in all    Services of the student’s home campus for final approval or denial
Foundations of Learning (below college-level) courses. These             of the request.
grades, such as A*@ or C*@, allow students to understand how             If approved, a grade of “I” will be recorded on the grade report. A
well they performed in the course. A grade designated with the           copy of the Request Form will be filed in the Registrar’s Office, and
*@ characters will not be used in calculating the semester or            the student and the faculty member will each receive a copy.
cumulative GPA.
                                                                         The maximum time allowed for an Incomplete is 30 business days
Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher plus a GPA          after the start of the next semester. Faculty may designate fewer
of 2.3 or higher in their major to graduate. Students in the Nursing     than 30 business days if they so choose. After 30 business days,
Program must also meet the 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA but              the grade will automatically be changed to an “F”.
they must achieve a GPA of 2.7 or higher in their major to gradu-
ate. Davenport University maintains a permanent academic record          Students should be aware that an “I” grade in a course does not
for each current and former student.                                     reflect credit in the course. If a course with an “I” grade is a pre-
                                                                         requisite for another course, that other course may not be taken
Final Assessment                                                         until the “I” grade has been changed to reflect a passing grade.
To complete a course successfully, students must complete the            Because the Foundations of Learning courses are not used in cal-
final comprehensive assessment. Students who do not complete             culating GPA, an “I” Incomplete grade is not permitted.
the final assessment will receive an “F” in the course. It is the stu-   Extenuating circumstances or an emergency as mentioned above
dent’s responsibility to contact the instructor or the University to     may be discussed with the instructor and the Department Chair or
see if a makeup final assessment is possible.                            Online Department Coordinator.

Withdrawals                                                              Final Grade Appeal
It is the student’s responsibility to initiate all withdrawals at any    The grade appeal process should be used only when the student
time throughout the semester, and students are responsible for           believes that the final course grade assigned is unfair. It is not to
being aware of the last date to withdraw without academic penalty.       be used to challenge grades on individual assignments or quizzes.
All students wishing to withdraw from a course at any time after         A grade appeal is not appropriate when a student simply disagrees
the start of the semester or session should contact their Academic       with the faculty member’s judgment about the quality of the stu-
Advisor. Absence from class is not a withdrawal. Students will           dent’s work. Grounds for a grade appeal are:
receive an “NF” if they never attend and never officially withdraw.        ■ The grade has been assigned on the basis of something
A grade of “F” is given if the student stops attending and/or fails            other than performance in the course.
to withdraw officially from a class. Students who officially withdraw      ■ Standards utilized in the determination of the student’s grade
from a class before the last date to withdraw without academic                 are more exacting or demanding than those applied to other
penalty will receive a grade of “W”. The Director of Academic                  students.
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  ■ An error in calculating the grade.                                  Academic Honors Recognition
  ■ The grade is based upon standards that are significant, unan-
                                                                        As part of its recognition of academic achievement, the University
     nounced, and unreasonable departures from those articulated
                                                                        establishes the Dean’s List at the end of each semester. The
     in the course description or syllabus distributed at the begin-
                                                                        University also hosts an annual honors celebration. At this event,
     ning of the course.
                                                                        students who have distinguished themselves through academic
The Director of Academic Services is responsible for ensuring that      excellence are recognized for their accomplishments. Many cam-
the appeal is resolved in a timely manner. The grade appeal should      puses also recognize students for their outstanding contributions
be finalized within 30 days from Step 1.                                in extracurricular activities and/or community service.
It is the responsibility of the student to justify that a change of
                                                                        President’s List and Dean’s List
grade is an appropriate action. Students must adhere to the time-
lines delineated in this policy.                                        Each semester Davenport University recognizes undergraduate
                                                                        students that have achieved academic excellence. Whether a stu-
STEP 1: Within THREE days of the beginning of the following ses-
                                                                        dent is considered part time or full time Davenport wishes to
sion, the student begins the grade appeal process by contacting
                                                                        acknowledge his/her academic success. Inclusion on the
the Instructor in an attempt to resolve the grade dispute in an
                                                                        President’s List or Dean’s List is noted on the official transcript and
informal and cooperative atmosphere, utilizing the Grade Appeal
                                                                        a letter of congratulations is sent.
Form. (The instructor should document this meeting on Part 1 of
the Appeal Form. The instructor will forward the completed Appeal       President’s List Criteria
Form to the Director of Academic Services.)                             Students who receive a 3.80 or above semester GPA are eligible
STEP 2: If the student and instructor are unable to reach a resolu-     for the President’s List if they meet the following conditions:
tion, the student will submit a detailed written statement, with sup-     ■ The student earned six (6) or more credits for the semester
porting documentation, to the Director of Academic Services to                and
begin the formal appeal process following the instructor’s                ■ The six credits were earned for courses which were used in
response. The Director of Academic Services will facilitate a dis-            calculating the semester GPA.
cussion with the Instructor, the student, and the Department Chair      Dean’s List Criteria
either face to face or via email. The student will be informed of the
decision by the Department Chair. Part 2 of the Appeal Form will        Students who receive a 3.50 – 3.79 semester GPA are eligible for
be completed and returned to the student with the decision of the       the Dean’s List if they meet the following conditions:
                                                                          ■ The student earned six (6) or more credits for the semester
Department Chair.
                                                                             and
STEP 3: If the issue is not resolved to the student’s satisfaction in     ■ The six credits were earned for courses which were used in
Step 2, the student may submit a request to the Department Chair             calculating the semester GPA.
to appeal to the Student Faculty Relations Committee (SFRC). In
order to advance the appeal to this third and final step, the student   The President’s List and Dean’s List are generated at the end of
must provide information that has not previously been considered        the fall semester, winter semester, and spring/summer semester.
as a part of the appeal or additional documentation demonstrating       Only the grade point average as of the end of each semester will
why the decision reached by the Department Chair was in error.          be used to determine eligibility for this recognition.
The Department Chair will establish an ad hoc (pro tem) review          Transcript Request Procedure
committee made up of a student, a faculty member, and a depart-
ment chair or online department coordinator. The Department             Academic transcripts may be requested by fax 616-732-1150 or
Chair will forward all written documentation, including the Appeal      by mail from Davenport University Registrar’s Office, 6191 Kraft
Form, to the SFRC. The SFRC will provide a written decision. The        Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49512. The current fee is $10.00 per tran-
decision of the SFRC is final.                                          script and is subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees.
                                                                        Transcripts given or mailed to students will be stamped “ISSUED
Students who appeal an online course grade must use email.              TO STUDENT” and may not be accepted by another college/
Grade Point Average                                                     university or employer as official. Davenport University strongly
                                                                        recommends that transcripts be sent directly from the University to
Students must maintain a minimum overall 2.0 cumulative GPA as          their final destination. Include the following information when sub-
well as a minimum of a 2.3 GPA in their major. Nursing students         mitting a transcript request: printed name, written signature, cur-
are required to meet a minimum 2.7 GPA in their major.                  rent address and phone number, student identification number,
The cumulative GPA is determined by dividing the total honor            and approximate dates and campus attended. Transcripts cannot
(grade) points earned by the total credit hours attempted. Similar      be released for any student with a financial obligation to the
computations determine the cumulative GPA in the major. These           University.
calculations do not include grades or hours attempted and/or            Davenport University antecedents:
earned in noncredit courses or grades of AU, CR, I, LATE, NC, P,            Davenport College
W, and WM. Grade point averages are calculated only on credits              Detroit College of Business
attempted at Davenport University.                                          Great Lakes Junior College (formerly: Saginaw Business
                                                                                            Institute)
                                                                            Lansing Business Institute
                                                                            Parsons Business College
                                                                            Patricia Stevens Career College (Owned by DU
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Davenport University is designated as the “keeper of records” for        believes a student has violated the Academic Dishonesty Policy
the following institutions:                                              either during the course or after the completion of the course, will
     Argubright College                                                  notify the student via the University’s student email system
     Borgess School of Nursing                                           (Panthermail) within ten business days to request a meeting to dis-
     Institute of Merchandise and Design                                 cuss the incident. This meeting can be held in person, via phone,
     Jordan College                                                      or virtually. As a result of this meeting, if the faculty member deter-
     Nazareth College                                                    mines there is a violation, he/she will submit a University Incident
                                                                         Report along with any supporting documentation, and can assign a
Transcripts from those institutions are requested through the
                                                                         sanction for the incident. If the student does not respond to the
Registrar’s Office using the same process detailed above.
                                                                         faculty member’s request for a meeting or if the student fails to
Transcripts (or copies) sent to DU from other institutions cannot be
                                                                         meet with the faculty member, the faculty member can submit a
released.
                                                                         University Incident Report along with any supporting documenta-
                                                                         tion, and can assign an academic sanction for the incident. A stu-

Academic Integrity                                                       dent involved in the Academic Dishonesty Policy violation process
                                                                         may continue coursework until the matter is final unless due to the
                                                                         nature of the violation the Provost deems the student unfit to con-
Dishonesty
                                                                         tinue in the class, and/or participate in an internship/clinical.
Davenport University recognizes the principles of honesty and
truth as fundamental to ethical business dealings and to a vibrant       Appeal
academic community of faculty and students. All members of an            If the student does not admit responsibility for the violation, or
academic community shall be confident that each person's work            does not accept the sanction by the faculty member, the student
has been responsibly and honorably acquired, developed and pre-          may appeal in writing to the faculty member’s department chair or
sented. The work that a student submits shall be a fair representa-      the Online Department Coordinator. The instructor and student will
tion of his/her ability, knowledge and skill. The University expects     both present documentation to the Department Chair or Online
students to respect and exhibit these principles as they form the        Department Coordinator within ten business days from the initial
basis of the quality of the institution and the quality of Davenport’s   meeting. The Department Chair, Online Department Coordinator (or
graduates.                                                               designee) will review the documentation with the faculty member
As stated in the Student Code of Conduct the University may dis-         and student, either together or separately within ten business days
cipline a student for academic dishonesty. Academic Dishonesty is        of receiving documentation. This review can be held in person, via
defined as any activity that tends to undermine the academic             phone, or virtually.
integrity of the institution.                                            The Department Chair, Online Department Coordinator or designee
Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, the following:      will make a decision within ten business days. Students may still
  1. Cheating                                                            be subject to further disciplinary action under of the Student Code
  2. Fabrication                                                         of Conduct.
  3. Facilitating Academic Dishonesty                                    If the student does not accept the decision of the Department
  4. Interference                                                        Chair or Online Department Coordinator, he/she can appeal in writ-
  5. Plagiarism                                                          ing to the Dean of the college in which the course resides (or
  6. Violation of Course Rules                                           designee) within five business days of the decision of the
Definitions of these violations can be found in the Student Code         Department Chair or Online Department Coordinator. The appeal is
of Conduct (http://www.davenport.edu/student-affairs/                    allowable only if there is new evidence not available at the time the
student-conduct/policies).                                               student met with the Department Chair or Online Department
                                                                         Coordinator, or if the student believes the sanctions were dispro-
Minor violation                                                          portionate to the violation. The Dean will decide whether or not
A minor violation occurs the first time the student has a breach of      there is a basis for an appeal and, if there is, upon consideration of
academic integrity and typically involves an assignment or activity      the appeal may, using his or her discretion, change any determina-
that does not represent a significant part of the course grade.          tion and any sanction levied within ten business days of the
                                                                         appeal. The decision of the Dean will be final. The student may still
Major violation                                                          be subject to further disciplinary action under of the Student Code
A major violation can occur in one of two ways:                          of Conduct.
  1. A major level violation occurs the second time a particular
                                                                         Academic Sanctions
     student has a breach of academic integrity involving an
     assignment or activity regardless of whether it represents a        The academic sanction for a minor Academic Dishonesty violation
     significant part of the course grade as described above.            will be left up to the discretion of the faculty member but generally
  2. A major level violation occurs when the infraction is a first       will be a zero given on the assignment or activity. The sanction for
     violation that occurs on an assignment or activity that is a        a major academic integrity violation shall be an “F” in the course.
     significant part of the course grade such as an exam or major       When an academic integrity violation includes flagrant behavior or
     paper.                                                              the student’s overall behavior or performance record is substan-
                                                                         dard, the faculty member shall refer the incident to the Office of
Process for Violations                                                   Student Affairs for disciplinary action pursuant to the Student
Once a faculty member (or Department Chair or Online De-
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Code of Conduct. The Office of Student Affairs may also initiate                attendance. A grade of “W” will be given for the course and
disciplinary procedures against students with repeated academic                 tuition charges will be assessed based on that last reported
integrity violations.                                                           date of attendance. Associated semester and course fees will
                                                                                not be refunded.
                                                                             3) Reporting of attendance and possible administrative with-
Attendance Policy                                                               drawal will continue for each semester and session until the
                                                                                last day to withdraw with a “W” grade. This date for each
Regular attendance and active participation in classes are essen-               semester and session is published on the Davenport website
tial elements in the learning process. Students are expected to                 and in the University catalog. The specific date represents the
attend all class sessions beginning with and including the first                12th Friday of a 15 week semester, the 9th Friday of a
class session.                                                                  12 week semester, the 7th Friday of a 10 week session, and
In all Foundations of Learning, 100 level, and 200 level courses                the 5th Friday of a 7 week session.
attendance will be reported on a weekly basis until the last day to        For online courses attendance will be defined as participating in an
drop with a “W” grade for every session and semester. Students             academic activity within the classroom, which includes posting in
will be administratively withdrawn for non-attendance following the        a graded discussion board or submitting a written assignment.
process below unless previous arrangements have been made                  Posting not related to the graded discussion topics, emails, or
with their instructor. The instructor should be notified of a planned      other forms of communication not related to the actual course
absence a minimum of 24 hours prior to the course meeting time.            assignments will be reviewed but may be disqualified for atten-
Students will need to provide official and verifiable documentation        dance purposes. For online courses, an excused absence based
for the absence to be excused. Consult your instructor regarding           on the previously mentioned criteria will be allowed when the stu-
what documentation will be considered acceptable. The student              dent has notified the instructor in advance of their inability to meet
whose absence was excused will not be penalized and will be                the recommended participation of 5 out of 7 days. In consultation
allowed to complete an assignment, turn in a paper, and/or make            with the instructor, it will be determined what documentation will
up an examination in accordance with the instructor’s stated pro-          be required to verify the excused absence and a mutually agreed
cedures and deadlines.                                                     upon make-up procedure with deadlines will be established. In
   ■ Instructors will consider a student’s verified illness or death of    those exceptional circumstances where prior notification was not
      a student’s immediate family member as an excused absence.           feasible, be aware that, especially in the online delivery, an
   ■ An absence based on a required military duty will be excused          Administrative Withdrawal may already have occurred. The student
      if certified by the student’s commanding officer                     must contact their Advisor to begin the appeal process immediate-
   ■ In cases of religious observances, legal obligations (such as         ly upon return. The appeal process should begin no later than
      jury duty), or attendance at official University sanctioned          2 days following the non-participation in the online course.
      activities, the student must inform the instructor a minimum            1) During the first week (7 days) of class – Students must partic-
      of 24 hours in advance for the absence to be excused                       ipate in the online course a minimum of 3 times on three sep-
   ■ Student athletes should review their academic and athletic                  arate days during the first 7 days of the session or semester.
      schedules at the beginning of each session and semester to                 Any student that does not meet this minimum participation
      determine if conflicts exist. It is the responsibility of the stu-         will be considered a no-show and administratively removed
      dent athlete to communicate directly with his/her instructor(s),           from the course. All tuition and fees associated with that
      and make the necessary arrangements to complete the                        course will be deleted from the student’s record.
      required work. The Athletic Department can provide a written            2) During each of the subsequent weeks of the class —
      notification that can be submitted to the instructor for each              Students must participate in the online course a minimum of
      absence. Failure to notify the instructor at least 24 hours in             3 times on three separate days during each week of the ses-
      advance will be treated as an unexcused class absence and                  sion or semester. Any student that does not meet this mini-
      the student may incur academic consequences.                               mum will be administratively withdrawn based on the last
      No class time can be missed for athletic practice or activities            date of attendance. A grade of “W” will be given for the
      which would include on-field practice, training room time,                 course and tuition charges will be assessed based on the last
      team meetings, and conditioning (weight training/running).                 reported date of attendance. Associated semester and
   ■ In rare and compelling circumstances not listed above, the                  course fees will not be refunded.
      student should make every effort to discuss reasonable                  3) Reporting of attendance and possible administrative with-
      accommodations with the instructor in advance, if feasible, or             drawal will continue for each semester and session until the
      immediately upon return to class.                                          last day to withdraw with a “W” grade. This date for each
                                                                                 semester and session is published on the Davenport website
Administrative Withdrawal Schedule
                                                                                 and in the University catalog. The specific date represents the
For in-seat courses:                                                             12th Friday of a 15 week semester, the 9th Friday of a
  1) Any absence during the first week of class – The student will               12 week semester, the 7th Friday of a 10 week session, and
      be considered a no-show and administratively removed from                  the 5th Friday of a 7 week session.
      the course. All tuition and fees associated with that course
                                                                           In the event of an Administrative Withdrawal the student will
      will be deleted from the student’s record.
                                                                           receive a DU email notification from the Registrar’s Office. The
  2) Any absence during the subsequent weeks – The student will
                                                                           email will be deemed to have been received by the student upon
      be administratively withdrawn based on the last date of
                                                                           delivery. Students may appeal to be reinstated in the course.

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Depending on the day(s) and meeting times for the class, this             as each subsequent semester GPA is above 2.0 and their cumula-
appeal, whenever possible, should be initiated at least one busi-         tive GPA is below a 2.0.
ness day prior to the next class meeting. Appeals may be made
                                                                          3. Academic Suspension
through the normal grade appeal process. Students should con-
tact their Advisor for assistance.                                        Students who fail to meet the minimum semester GPA of 2.0 and
                                                                          the cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the end of the third semester and
While Administrative Withdrawals are done in The Foundations of
                                                                          beyond are placed on Academic Suspension.
Learning, 100 level, and 200 level courses in accordance with the
policy above, it remains the student’s responsibility to initiate an      Students on Academic Suspension may not attend Davenport
official withdrawal in all courses. Failure to officially withdraw may    University for a minimum of one semester. These students must
result in a grade of ‘F’ in the course. Once the session/semester         petition to be reinstated to Davenport University. The petition must
starts the student must contact their advisor to initiate an official     be a typed letter sent to the campus Director of Academic
withdrawal.                                                               Services and must explain the reasons for the poor academic per-
                                                                          formance and provide a plan for improvement. The Director of
In the case of absences after the mandatory attendance period;
                                                                          Academic Services, in consultation with the Registrar and a faculty
class assignments, projects, and class participation may be used
                                                                          member, will determine whether the student will be reinstated. The
as part of the grade, and the instructor may choose not to allow
                                                                          Director of Academic Services will have a meeting with the student
make-ups on these. The instructor is responsible for stating in the
                                                                          to explain the conditions of re-entry to the University and to guide
syllabus the class policies regarding pop quizzes or makeup
                                                                          the student in course registration. Students who have been rein-
exams that may be influenced by class attendance.
                                                                          stated must achieve at least a 2.0 GPA in each subsequent semes-
In the College of Health Professions, any absence in the MEDA             ter until their cumulative GPA is at minimum a 2.0. The student will
designated courses and the professional practice experience               sign a Re-Entry Following Suspension Statement acknowledging
(Practicum course) in many programs may constitute grounds for            these conditions.
failure of the course. The course descriptions and/or syllabi will
                                                                          4. Academic Dismissal
note these attendance expectations. Students may also reference
the College of Health Professions Handbook for additional details.        Students who do not meet the conditions of their re-entry follow-
                                                                          ing academic suspension will be academically dismissed. A letter
Nursing students should reference the Nursing Handbook for addi-
                                                                          from the University Registrar will be sent to students who fail to
tional attendance policies in the Nursing program.
                                                                          meet the standards, explaining the academic dismissal. Students
                                                                          who have been academically dismissed may not be reinstated at

Student Alert Process                                                     Davenport University unless they are able to show evidence of
                                                                          successful college performance in another accredited college or
Davenport is committed to connecting students with resources              university. Successful college performance will be shown by a min-
that may assist a student in meeting their educational and career         imum of nine transferable semester credits in courses that are
goals. Davenport recognizes that early intervention is critically         indicative of a student’s ability to perform in required courses at
important to a student’s long-term academic success. To that end,         Davenport University. The decision regarding successful college
Davenport faculty regularly communicate with students and their           performance will be made by the Director of Academic Services,
advisors regarding student academic progress and other concerns           in consultation with the Registrar and a faculty member from the
related to performance or attendance. Advisors continue the con-          student’s major field. The Director of Academic Services will meet
versations begun by faculty with the student in an effort to connect      with the student to explain the conditions of reinstatement and to
the student with available academic supports and develop suc-             guide the student in course registration. Students who have been
cess strategies with the student.                                         reinstated after academic dismissal must achieve a minimum of a
                                                                          2.5 GPA in each subsequent semester of attendance. The student
                                                                          will sign a Re-Entry Following Dismissal Statement acknowledging

Academic Standards of Progress                                            these conditions.

                                                                          5. Final Dismissal
The Academic Standards of Progress GPA calculation will occur at
the end of each semester. A letter from the University Registrar will     Students not achieving the conditions of their re-entry following
be sent to students who fail to meet these standards, explaining          dismissal will be placed on Final Dismissal with no eligibility for re-
the academic status.                                                      entry. A certified letter from the University Registrar will be sent to
                                                                          students who fail to meet the standards, explaining the final aca-
1. Probation
                                                                          demic dismissal.
Students whose cumulative GPA is below 2.0 at the end of the
                                                                          6. Appeal Process
semester are placed on probation. If there is no improvement a
student could remain on Probation for one more semester.                  A student may appeal an academic suspension or dismissal if
                                                                          there has been mitigating circumstances that contributed to the
2. Probation with Improvement
                                                                          dismissal or suspension. Mitigating circumstances may include the
Students who have been on Probation for one or more semesters,            following: (1) death of an immediate family member; (2) serious
but whose semester GPA is above 2.0, will be placed on Probation          injury or illness of the student; or (3) an act of nature or other cata-
with Improvement. Students would remain on this status as long            strophic event clearly beyond the student’s control. Documentation


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may be required from a third party to further substantiate the cir-        Students who receive veterans’ educational benefits are expected
cumstance.                                                                 to maintain academic progress according to the criteria listed
                                                                           below.
Students who wish to appeal must submit letters and supporting
                                                                             1. Undergraduate degree students will be checked for academic
documentation, when applicable, within two weeks (14 calendar
                                                                                probation, for certification purposes, based on a 2.0 cumula-
days) from the Registrar’s letter notifying them of the suspension
                                                                                tive GPA.
or dismissal. Written appeals must be sent to the Director of
                                                                             2. Davenport University will notify the VA immediately when the
Academic Services of the student’s home campus. The Director of
                                                                                student has a cumulative GPA below 2.0 for two consecutive
Academic Services must send a written decision on this within two
                                                                                semesters.
weeks (14 calendar days) of receipt of the written appeal, with a
                                                                             3. Certification remains denied until the student achieves a
copy of the decision to the Registrar.
                                                                                cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
NOTE: Students in the Nursing Program may be held to more                    4. If students withdraw from any classes or receive a failing
exacting standards than are listed here. A failing grade (F or NF) in           grade for not attending, they must inform the certifying office
a NURS prefixed course may result in termination from the pro-                  in writing of the last day of attendance. Failure to do so will
gram. Students may appeal termination by filing a Grievance as                  result in Davenport University notifying the VA that the last
detailed in the Nursing Program Student Handbook.                               day of attendance was the first day of class.
Financial aid recipients must submit a separate letter of appeal to          5. Davenport University informs students who request certifica-
the Financial Aid Office for consideration or reinstatement of finan-           tion for veterans’ benefits in writing of the credit granted
cial aid eligibility.                                                           for previous training. Students are also informed in writing of
                                                                                the number of credits necessary to complete the course or
                                                                                program for which they are enrolled. Davenport University

Veterans’ Educational Benefits                                                  notifies the VA of the credit granted and the reduction in
                                                                                training time. For more information regarding veterans’ bene-

Information                                                                     fits, students should contact the veterans’ certifying official at
                                                                                1-866-925-3884.
Davenport University recognizes the extraordinary contributions of
the members of our armed services. We also understand the
unique challenges faced by active or reserve service members and
veterans in transitioning to the college environment. Davenport
                                                                           Davenport University Libraries
University is committed to providing an environment that provides          The Davenport University Libraries’ traditional and electronic
service members and veterans flexible learning experiences and a           resources are carefully selected to support the University’s curricu-
professional setting to pursue their academic and personal goals.          lum. The wifi enabled Libraries provide integrated library, computer
                                                                           lab, testing and tutoring services at 9 of Davenport’s campuses,
Your service may entitle you to several education benefits.
                                                                           while supporting the learning and research for all of Davenport’s stu-
Students who are currently serving, veterans, or dependents of
                                                                           dents, faculty and staff, whether online or on campus.
such are encouraged to communicate their status during the
admissions process and/or to their advisor or military support             The Library Web pages (www.davenport.edu/library) offer access to
team member on their campus. Military and veteran students are             many resources and services. The electronic catalog can help stu-
eligible for a discounted tuition rate and are eligible to receive text-   dents locate what they need from over 90,000 titles of books, DVDs,
books in electronic format with proof of purchase among other              VHS tapes, e-books, web sites and other resources. Using the cata-
support services. The student’s respective advisor or military sup-        log, students and alumni can request items from other Davenport
port team member should be contacted to request etext.                     Libraries, check when items are due, check fines and renew materi-
                                                                           als. Students and faculty can also request materials from non-DU
Davenport University is committed to ensuring a continuity of
                                                                           Libraries through the Libraries’ ILL form.
study for every active service member who cannot complete a
semester as planned due to a reassignment or deployment. Where             Through the Libraries’ many electronic databases, students can find
possible, the student's faculty member along with the respective           periodical articles, newspapers, annual reports, company informa-
Associate Chair and other appropriate academic administrator(s)            tion, marketing reports, reference articles, NoodleTools for APA help,
will create alternative completion plans for any active semester           magazines by name or subject, or databases by subject.
credits that cannot be fulfilled as designed on the original course        Help with research or questions is available by coming in, calling in,
syllabus. These plans are developed while ensuring the quality and         emailing, chatting online with one of the Davenport Library staff, or
content of course material and the integrity of the student’s degree       filling out a form online. For more extensive help, students can
is maintained. A student must provide documentation regarding              schedule a bibliographic instruction session tailored to their research
any such orders and contact his/her advisor or a military support          needs. For more information on the DU Libraries, visit www.
team member to begin the process.                                          davenport.edu/library.
To receive military and veteran’s education benefits, a student
must maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and conduct.
Accordingly, benefits will be terminated for individuals who are dis-
qualified, suspended or expelled from the University. Only degree
                                                                           Davenport University Testing
                                                                           Testing is offered at many of the Davenport campuses. Students
programs may be certified for benefits.
                                                                           may take the COMPASS test for placement, CLEP, Competency,

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and DSST for course credit, Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist      ■ Restrict disclosure of personally identifiable information des-
2010 (MOS) exams for certification and course credit, and                ignated as directory information that may be released without
Prometric and Pearson VUE IT certification exams. Please check           the student’s consent
the Testing Web pages (www.davenport.edu/testing) to see which         ■ File a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education for
tests are offered and at which campuses. For testing questions,          alleged failure by Davenport University to comply with FERPA
email Testing@Davenport.edu.                                             requirements
                                                                     Directory information includes the student’s name, address, tele-

Davenport University Tutoring                                        phone number, email address, birth date, academic program
                                                                     (major field of study), dates of enrollment, enrollment status,
                                                                     degrees, awards, honors, past and present participation in officially
Davenport University provides free in-seat and online tutoring for
all students. Tutoring is scheduled at each campus based on          recognized sports and activities, and physical factors of athletes
courses offered, course schedules and student requests. Tutoring     (height and weight).
centers are drop-in and students may also make appointments          Photos taken at University sponsored events or in public areas of
during the scheduled hours. Online tutoring offers flexible hours    the campus may be used in marketing materials.
and is available university wide. For tutoring questions email
Tutoring@davenport.edu or the director at kmosier2@davenport.edu.
Resources and more information are available on the DU Tutoring
webpage (www.davenport.edu/tutoring).
                                                                     Student Right to Know
                                                                     As a result of Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of
                                                                     1990, each educational institution must publish student comple-

Release of Information Statement                                     tion rates for full-time, first-time undergraduate students (i.e., stu-
                                                                     dents with no prior college/university experience). The completion
The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords stu-     rate for the full-time first-time undergraduate students who started
dents the right to access their educational records. This includes   in the fall of 2005 and graduated by the end of the 2010/2011 aca-
the right to:                                                        demic year is 25%. These first-time full-time students made up
  ■ Inspect, review and/or request an amendment to records           less than 20% of the university enrollment.
  ■ Consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information
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NONACADEMIC POLICIES &
PROCEDURES                                                                       1. Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or
Security Services                                                                   implicitly as a term or condition of an individual’s participation
                                                                                    in or access to educational activities and programs,
Davenport University places a high priority on keeping its locations
                                                                                 2. Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is
safe for students, employees, and visitors. In compliance with fed-
                                                                                    used as the basis for participation in or access to educational
eral campus safety disclosure regulations, Davenport University’s
                                                                                    activities and programs, or
annual security report includes statistics for the previous three
                                                                                 3. Such conduct is unprofessional and has the purpose or effect
years of reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-
                                                                                    of unreasonably interfering with or creating an intimidating,
campus buildings owned or controlled by Davenport University,
                                                                                    hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.
and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and
                                                                              Consensual Relationships
accessible to, each location. The report also includes institutional
                                                                              Consenting romantic and sexual relationships between faculty/staff
policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning
                                                                              and their students or between supervisors and their subordinates
alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes,
                                                                              is inappropriate. The faculty/staff member who enters into a sexual
sexual assault and other matters. Printed copies of the University’s
                                                                              relationship with a student or subordinate where a professional
security report are available on http://www.davenport.edu/
                                                                              power differential exists must realize that if a charge of sexual
risk-management or by contacting the Vice President of Risk
                                                                              harassment is subsequently lodged, it will be extremely difficult to
Management, at (616) 732-1155.
                                                                              use mutual consent as a defense.
Anti-Harassment Policy                                                        Complaint Procedure
Davenport University supports a culturally diverse academic com-
                                                                              A faculty or staff member with a complaint should immediately
munity and is committed to maintaining a positive environment
                                                                              report it to his or her supervisor and the Human Resources Office
that fosters respect among those represented in the University
                                                                              representative. A student or visitor who becomes aware of a com-
community. The policy of Davenport University is to provide an
                                                                              plaint should immediately report it to the Campus Director. In the
environment free from sexual harassment and acts of harassment
                                                                              event that a supervisor is contacted, the supervisor is responsible
on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital
                                                                              for ensuring that the Human Resources Office representative is
status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex/gender,
                                                                              notified. Depending upon the alleged complaint, the Human
sexual orientation, veteran status and weight. Such harassment
                                                                              Resources Office representative or Director of Student Services
does harm to those who experience it and destroys the environ-
                                                                              may contact the Department of Security Services or appropriate
ment of mutual respect and tolerance that must prevail if
                                                                              local authorities to conduct an initial inquiry and determine
Davenport University is to fulfill its mission. Therefore, prohibited
                                                                              whether criminal charges are warranted. The Human Resources
harassment will not be tolerated at the University.
                                                                              Office representative or the Campus Director will review com-
Prohibited Conduct                                                            plaints in accordance with applicable University policies and pro-
Harassment                                                                    cedures. All good faith complaints shall be investigated and
Harassment is unprofessional conduct that could reasonably be                 appropriate corrective action will be taken based on results of the
understood as any of the following:                                           investigation.
  1. Having the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hos-           Awareness
     tile, or offensive environment,                                          Members of the University community are responsible for knowing
  2. Having the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with            and understanding the University’s policy prohibiting harassment.
     an individual’s participation in or access to educational activi-        Faculty and staff who do not understand the policy should contact
     ties and programs,                                                       their department head or director. Department heads or directors
  3. Otherwise adversely affecting an individual’s learning oppor-            who need assistance in understanding, interpreting, or applying
     tunities or access to educational activities and programs.               the policy should contact Human Resources for clarification.
                                                                              Harassment Accusations
Harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status,
                                                                              The accused will have an opportunity to hear and respond to the
height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, reli-
                                                                              complaint brought against him/her. Judgments are not made or
gion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight is
                                                                              action taken until the investigation is complete. Whether a specific
considered a violation of University policy.
                                                                              act violates the policy, will be determined on a case-by-case basis,
Sexual Harassment
                                                                              with proper regard for all circumstances.
Harassment on the basis of sex is a violation of state and federal
                                                                              Sanctions
law. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and
                                                                              Any person who violates the University’s Anti-Harassment Policy
other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sex-
                                                                              may be subject to a range of sanctions (in accordance with
ual harassment when:
                                                                              University policies), which could include, but is not limited to,
                                                                              dismissal, according to due process, from the University and/or

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termination of employment. Violators may also be subject to civil           Complaint Procedures
action or criminal prosecution because harassment and other dis-            If there is an emergency that requires police and/or medical per-
criminatory behavior may violate state and/or federal laws.                 sonnel, please contact the local police or sheriff’s department and
Retaliation                                                                 then notify those individuals responsible for security services. The
Any attempt to retaliate against an individual who files a good faith       necessary personnel will assist.
complaint is prohibited by this policy and by law. Any attempt of           Faculty/staff who become aware of a threat, intimidation, or an act
retaliation is subject to the above sanctions and legal charges.            of violence should immediately report it to their supervisor and
                                                                            those responsible for security services. When an issue involving
                                                                            employees occurs, Human Resources must also be contacted. A
Anti-Violence Policy                                                        student or visitor who becomes aware of a threat, intimidation, or
                                                                            an act of violence should immediately report the violation to those
Davenport University is committed to providing a safe and healthy
                                                                            responsible for security services.
environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors, and there-
fore adopts a zero-tolerance policy against any form of violence.           Sanctions
Davenport University will not tolerate any threats, intimidation, or        Violation of the University’s anti-violence policy may result in legal
acts of violence on our premises or against our students, faculty,          action, criminal charges, and disciplinary action up to and includ-
staff, student employees, distributors or visitors. The University’s        ing immediate dismissal from the University.
prohibition against threats, intimidation, and acts of violence
applies to all persons involved in University operations, including,        Drug and Alcohol Policy
                                                                            Davenport University has a vital interest in maintaining a safe and
but not limited to, students, faculty, staff, student employees, con-
                                                                            healthful learning environment for the benefit of its students, facul-
tract and temporary faculty/staff, and anyone else on University
                                                                            ty and staff, and to ensure its successful operation as an educa-
property. This policy applies to all University facilities and other
                                                                            tional institution. The University has established the following
locations where faculty/staff are engaged in University business.
                                                                            policy, which reinforces the University's commitment toward pro-
Violations of this policy by any individual will be subject to discipli-    moting a drug-free learning and working environment:
nary and/or legal action, as appropriate. Any attempt to retaliate
                                                                            It is the policy of Davenport University that the unlawful manufac-
against an individual who files a complaint is prohibited by this
                                                                            ture, distribution, dispensation, sale, purchase, possession, or use
policy and by law. Anyone who attempts to retaliate may be imme-
                                                                            of controlled substances and alcohol is prohibited on University
diately terminated from his or her employment and/or dismissed
                                                                            property or as part of its activities.
from the University.
                                                                            As a condition of receiving an education at Davenport University,
Definitions
                                                                            each student is required by federal and state law to comply with
A threat of violence includes any behavior that could be interpret-
                                                                            the terms of this statement. Any student, faculty or staff member
ed, by a reasonable person, as intent to cause harm to another
                                                                            who is found to have violated the policy will be subject to sanc-
person or damage to property.
                                                                            tions by the University, which may include suspension, termination,
  ■ Intimidation – To coerce or inhibit by threats.
                                                                            expulsion and referral for prosecution. Violations of applicable
  ■ Act of Violence – Conduct that causes bodily or intentional
                                                                            local, state, and federal laws may subject a student or employee
     emotional injury to another person or damage to property.
                                                                            to a variety of legal sanctions including, but not limited to, fines,
  ■ Staff – All regular, temporary, contract, and adjunct fulltime
                                                                            incarceration, imprisonment, and/or community service require-
     and part-time faculty, staff, and student employees.
                                                                            ments.
  ■ Students – As defined in the Student Code of Conduct.
                                                                            Health risks generally associated with alcohol and drug abuse can
Examples of Acts of Violence
                                                                            result in, but are not limited to: a lowered immune system, damage
Some examples of prohibited violence include, but are not limited
                                                                            to critical nerve cells, physical dependency, lung damage, heart
to, the following:
                                                                            problems, liver disease, physical and mental depression, increased
   ■ Hitting – Hitting, slapping, or shoving an individual.
                                                                            infection, irreversible memory loss, personality changes, and
   ■ Harming – Threatening and/or harming an individual, his/her
                                                                            thought disorders. Davenport University is committed to assisting
      family, friends, associates, or his/her property.
                                                                            students and employees with substance abuse problems through
   ■ Destruction – The destruction of property owned, operated,
                                                                            utilization of available drug and alcohol counseling, treatment,
      or controlled by the University.
                                                                            rehabilitation or re-entry programs. In addition, the University offers
   ■ Threats – Making a threat of violence through telephone
                                                                            24/7 access to its Students Assistance Program which is designed
      calls, letters, electronic mail, or other forms of written, verbal,
                                                                            to address substance use and other problems that negatively
      or electronic communication.
                                                                            affect students’ performance. Students should refer to
   ■ Intimidation – Intimidating or attempting to coerce an indi-
                                                                            http://www.davenport.edu/student-affairs/health-wellness for avail-
      vidual to do wrongful acts.
                                                                            able treatment options.
   ■ Sabotage – Sabotaging equipment or intentionally damaging
      property.                                                             Reporting Accidents or Injuries
   ■ Suicide – Disrupt the University community with a threatened           Injuries and illness, regardless of severity, should be reported
      or attempted suicide.                                                 immediately to the Security Services, or the Campus Director (or
   ■ Weapons – Possessing or displaying weapons.                            designee) to provide prompt evaluation and to obtain medical
   ■ Assault – Assault, arson, homicide, or inflicting bodily harm.         attention if necessary. The University does not operate a health
                                                                            care facility at any location. The Incident Reporting Form can be
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found at http://www.davenport.edu/incident-report. Injuries must       You may use your book vouchers to purchase your books and any
be documented on the Incident Report Form. This form is to be          required course materials. You may use your voucher at the
completed by the student, Security Services, Campus Director,          Lettinga Bookstore, and the online bookstore:
and any witnesses to the injury, and is maintained by Human            http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/davenportu.htm
Resources.                                                             Students interested in purchasing supplies using their financial
                                                                       aid/book voucher may do so via the Davenport University
Safety is everyone’s responsibility. To prevent accidents, please
                                                                       Bookstore website, www.voucher.duspirit.com.
report any unsafe conditions or circumstances to the Campus
Director or to Security Services.                                      Further Information:
                                                                       For further information, please see Bookstore Information at
Reporting Criminal Activity or Other Emergencies                       www.davenport.edu. You will find information and videos for step
Any criminal action or emergency that occurs at a location or at a
                                                                       by step ordering information, current store hours, specials, events,
school-related function should be promptly reported (by
                                                                       and contact information.
Accident/Incident Report) to Security Services, the Campus
Director or his or her designee. This individual will determine the    Information Technology Use Policy
nature and severity of the crime and judge whether or not local or     Davenport University provides several technology resources for
state authorities are to be contacted.                                 use by faculty, staff, students, and other users that support its
Completed Accident/Incident Report forms are directed to, and          educational mission. These resources are continually changing due
maintained by Human Resources.                                         to advancements, but currently include computer hardware, soft-
                                                                       ware, services, email, voicemail, networks, mainframe, Internet
The University will respond and cooperate with local or state          access, and connections. These resources are provided to assist
authorities in the referral for prosecution of any individual(s)       faculty, staff, and students to learn and conduct University-related
involved in criminal activity. The University may impose the follow-   business in the most efficient and effective manner. Technology
ing sanctions, depending on the severity of the crime:                 resources may be used for limited personal use only during non-
   1. Oral or written warning                                          work hours. Email is provided to facilitate communications con-
   2. Suspension for a specified period of time, with definitive       cerning the University’s educational mission and related business;
      standards for re-admission or return to work, or                 the use of the University’s email system to distribute personal
   3. Dismissal/Termination                                            messages to multiple recipients is prohibited. Use of University
Response to emergency situations will include a review of the cir-     technology resources to obtain or view inappropriate and/or sexu-
cumstances that caused the incident and any actions necessary to       ally explicit information/pictures, distribute chain or junk mail, or
prevent recurrence.                                                    other wasteful use is expressly prohibited.
                                                                       All information residing in Davenport University’s computers, com-
Emergency Exits
                                                                       puter networks, and voice mail networks is the property of the
Since there is always the possibility of the need to evacuate the
                                                                       University. The University prohibits the copying of any computer
buildings, a system of illuminated EXIT signs has been installed for
                                                                       software from its computers or networks, including the University’s
the students’ protection. The locations of fire exits are posted.
                                                                       software or software owned by or licensed from third parties.
                                                                       Davenport University students and employees are prohibited from
Campus Use Guidelines                                                  loading any software, data, or information from outside sources
                                                                       onto the University’s computers or networks. All loading of outside
Bookstore                                                              software, data, or information shall be performed by someone who
                                                                       is authorized by the University to do so.
Lettinga Campus Students Taking Classes on Campus:
The Lettinga campus bookstore offers textbooks and course mate-        Information technology resources are to be used ethically and
rials for all in-seat Lettinga Campus classes. Please visit www.       appropriately, in accordance with all University policies. All faculty,
duspirit.com to view the current titles offered. Prices and course     staff, students, and other users are required to:
information are subject to change.                                        ■ Protect all password and login information.
                                                                          ■ Deny access to unauthorized users.
Online Classes or Students at Campus Locations:
                                                                          ■ Receive proper training prior to access.
Students taking classes online or at any other campus should pur-
                                                                          ■ Cooperate with any and all investigations of concern, prob-
chase their textbooks and course materials at MBSDirect
                                                                             lems, or technical difficulty related to University technology
http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/davenportu.htm. Using the official
                                                                             resources.
bookstore site ensures you get the correct textbooks and materials
required for your course. Many books are offered new, used,            Information technology resources may NOT be used:
ebook and rental.                                                         ■ For personal gain.
                                                                          ■ For any illegal activity.
Book Vouchers:
                                                                          ■ To display, receive, archive, store, distribute, edit, propagate,
Book vouchers are a part of your financial aid package. To estab-
                                                                            or record sexually explicit material, pirated software, or
lish a book voucher or if you have questions regarding your book
                                                                            destructive materials (i.e., viruses, worms, etc.).
voucher, speak with your advisor or email bookvouchers@daven-
                                                                          ■ To send harassing, abusive, intimidating, discriminatory, or
port.edu
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Despite the use of passwords, all information on the University’s          sion and radio stations as well as the Davenport website. Students
computer networks, computers, and voicemail networks are not               and staff should check carefully for information about the campus
private to employees. All information, communications, and data            they attend or work at, since it is possible that some campuses
related to the University’s business sent or stored on University-         may close while others remain open.
provided computers and networks remain its property. Any infor-
mation sent or stored on University-provided networks and                  Student Lounges
                                                                           Most campuses have Student Lounges where students may meet
computers can be monitored and inspected by the University in its
                                                                           informally, and most of them have food and beverage vending
discretion at anytime without notice. All passwords and codes on
                                                                           machines. These lounges are intended for student use only. Some
computers and networks must be approved by and be accessible
                                                                           campuses also have a microwave oven for heating food. Bulletin
to the University.
                                                                           boards are located at campuses for the purpose of sharing infor-
The University reserves the right to restrict, monitor, and/or inter-      mation regarding University sponsored or sanctioned events. Each
rupt the use of technology resources and the communications sent           campus must adhere to the University Posting Policy. In order to
through any University technology resources, service, or online            post on any designated bulletin board, posters must be approved
network. Any person who violates this University policy or applica-        prior to posting. Those interested in posting information should
ble laws may also be subject to disciplinary action, including ter-        contact Security Services or the Campus Director at their location
mination of employment. Please note that network or computing              regarding the approval process.
providers outside the University may additionally impose their own
conditions of appropriate use, for which all users are responsible.        Use of the Davenport University Name and Logo
                                                                           All information regarding proper and allowable use of the
Email General Information
                                                                           Davenport University name and associated logos can be found on
Internet/Email is available at all PCs throughout the campus, pro-
                                                                           http://www.davenport.edu/branding-style-guide or by contacting
viding a direct access to the World Wide Web. Wireless access is
                                                                           the University’s Marketing Department at 616-732-1170.
also available throughout designated sections of the campus.

Parking                                                                    Vaccination
Some Davenport University locations require a parking permit.              Although general admission to Davenport University does not
Some locations charge a fee to obtain a parking permit.                    require proof of vaccination, students are encouraged to discuss
Unauthorized automobiles and those not parked according to reg-            the timing, risks and benefits of vaccination with their health care
ulations may be ticketed, towed and/or fined. Charges may be               providers. Students entering the College of Health Professions will
applied directly to a student's account. Students may be                   need to view the College of Health Professions handbook for
processed judicially for non-compliance with the University's              health requirements which include vaccination requirements.
Parking Policy. Driving that is deemed unacceptable by the
University, including (but not limited to) reckless, careless, or negli-
gent driving, may result in the loss of parking privileges and possi-
ble probation or dismissal for the student or students involved. The
                                                                           Telephone Messages and Usage
University assumes no liability for property damage, loss of arti-         Students who receive an emergency telephone call will be notified
cles, or bodily injury resulting from the use of the parking facilities.   in class. Please inform family, friends, etc., that emergency phone
Designated handicapped parking spaces are available.                       messages are for true emergencies only.

Service Animals                                                            Use of University Buildings and Equipment
                                                                           Campus facilities are open throughout the day and evening for the
Service animals are dogs trained to assist people with disabilities
                                                                           convenience of our students. Non-academic use of the facilities by
in the activities of normal daily living. The Americans with
                                                                           groups must be approved by the campus’s administration.
Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Michigan Persons with Disabilities
Civil Rights Act (MPWDCRA) enable service animals accompany-               If classroom equipment is not operating properly, it must be
ing persons with disabilities to be utilized at Davenport. The ADA         reported to the instructor immediately. Classroom equipment may
definition of service animals is “. . . any dog that is individually       not be tampered with or removed. Any costs resulting from dam-
trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual       age or loss due to unauthorized movement or tampering with
with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellec-   equipment will be the responsibility of the student(s) involved.
tual, or other mental disability.” The full policy and procedures          A clear distinction is made between classroom and office equip-
concerning Service Animals can be found at http://www.                     ment at each campus. Office equipment—such as photocopiers,
davenport.edu/student-affairs/disability-services.                         fax machines, postage meters, and office computers—is not for
                                                                           general student use. Photocopies can be purchased for a nominal
School Closing for Inclement Weather
                                                                           fee in designated campus offices or in the Davenport University
When weather conditions or emergencies such as power or equip-
                                                                           Library.
ment failures make it inadvisable to either hold classes or open
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                                                                              three potential arbitrators who shall be independent third par-
Student Arbitration Policy                                                    ties. The student must select an arbitrator from the list pro-
                                                                              vided by the University. If the student does not select an arbi-
It is the policy of Davenport University (the “University”) to encour-
                                                                              trator from the list within 15 days from the date the list is sent
age whenever possible the use of internal dispute resolution
                                                                              by the University to the student, the University shall select an
processes to resolve student disputes and to utilize arbitration to
                                                                              arbitrator from the list and that selection shall be binding on
resolve such disputes where internal processes are unsuccessful.
                                                                              the student. The arbitration proceedings shall be confidential.
The University believes that arbitration of student disputes is an            The arbitration hearing(s) shall be held in the County where
effective alternative to litigation for all concerned. The arbitration        the student attends(ed) classes. Except to the extent incon-
process offers several advantages to both students and the                    sistent with this Policy, the arbitration shall be conducted
University. Binding arbitration is normally much faster and simpler           pursuant to the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American
than court proceedings. Because of this, it is also less costly.              Arbitration Association, without application of any supple-
It is vital to understand that this Student Arbitration Policy (the           mentary procedures, but the University shall not be required
“Policy”) does not create or destroy any legal rights; it changes             to, and the student may not elect to, utilize the services of
only the forum in which those rights will be resolved. In other               the American Arbitration Association to manage or conduct
words, neither the University nor the student may go to court or to           any arbitration proceeding. All costs and expenses of the
an administrative agency to resolve a dispute subject to this                 arbitration shall be borne equally between the University and
Policy; rather, any and all disputes or disagreements between the             the student, with each party to bear its/his/her own attorney’s
student and the University relating to any Covered Claim (as                  fees and expenses. Any award under this Policy may be con-
defined below) must be resolved by binding arbitration.                       firmed and a judgment rendered upon the Award by a court
    1. Relationship to the Complaint Resolution Process. The                  of competent jurisdiction. The University and the student
       Student Code, together with the University policies and pro-           hereby consent to the jurisdiction of any state court located
       cedures (collectively, the “Internal Process”) as identified in        within the County of Kent, Michigan or any federal court for
       the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog, contains the                   the United States District Court for the Western District of
       University's dispute resolution procedure for students. The            Michigan for the entry of any judgment upon any Award.
       Internal Process uses different techniques, ranging from dis-       4. Waiver of Judge or Jury Trial. By virtue of a student’s accept-
       cussions with a student's professor or faculty member to a             ance of this Policy on the Application for Admission and
       more formal review, to resolve disputes. This Policy is not            becoming enrolled or continuing to attend the University, the
       part of the Internal Process. It is, instead, a separate and           student and the University mutually agree to submit to final
       freestanding University policy. If applicable, the student must        and binding arbitration all Covered Claims which they have
       first utilize and exhaust the Internal Process before a demand         against each other that would otherwise be brought in state
       for arbitration can be made under this Policy, unless the              or federal court or in an administrative agency. Consequently,
       University agrees in writing to bypass one or more of the              both the student and the University expressly waive any right
       steps of the Internal Process.                                         to have any Covered Claim resolved in a court of law by a
    2. Initiating Arbitration. To demand arbitration of a Covered             judge or through a jury trial or before an administrative
       Claim, the demanding party must provide written notice to              agency.
       the other party no later than one hundred and eighty (180)          5. Covered Claims. A “Covered Claim”, for purposes of this
       calendar days from the date when the Covered Claim first               Policy, means any claim that could be brought in state or fed-
       arose or within the time period provided by law, if that time          eral court or administrative agency arising out of, or relating
       period is less than one hundred and eighty (180) calendar              to, the student’s attendance at the University.
       days. The demand must specifically identify the act(s) or              a. Covered Claims include, but are not limited to, claims
       omission(s) the party is disputing, identify the pertinent sec-            involving laws against discrimination, including discrimina-
       tions of the Student Code, statutes, law, and/or regulations               tion based upon sex, race, color, national origin, religion,
       on which the dispute is based, as applicable, and state what               disability, age, or any other category protected by state or
       relief the party wants to obtain from the arbitration process. If          federal law; claims based on admission, enrollment, class
       a demand does not include the information in the preceding                 participation, suspension, expulsion, academic standards,
       sentence, the responding party may request a more detailed                 or other academic matters; contract claims; tort claims;
       statement of the claim(s) from the demanding party after                   failure to educate claims; claims against current or former
       appointment of an arbitrator. A student’s demand for arbitra-              University Trustees, officers, employees, or contractors
       tion must be provided to the University’s Provost by hand                  related in any way to Covered Claims; and claims for an
       delivery or by first class mail. The University’s demand must              alleged violation of any federal, state or other governmen-
       be directed to the student’s last known address by first class             tal law, common law, statute, regulation, or ordinance.
       mail. Failure to make a timely written demand for arbitration          b. All procedural issues and questions of arbitrability relating
       means that the party’s claims have been forever waived and                 to a Covered Claim shall also be submitted to the arbitra-
       can no longer be pursued against the other party in any                    tor, rather than the court, for resolution.
       forum.                                                                 c. Each party may request such remedies, damages, or other
    3. Arbitration Proceedings. Within 15 days of initiating or receiv-           relief allowable by the state and and/or federal law appli-
       ing an appropriate, timely demand for arbitration, the                     cable to their Covered Claim.
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  6. Miscellaneous. This Policy constitutes the sole method for          of the University community and the University. The Issue
     the resolution of Covered Claims. If any provision of this          Resolution Procedure is designed to provide the University com-
     Policy is found to be void or is otherwise unenforceable, in        munity with both an informal and formal process whereby a mem-
     whole or in part, it shall not affect the validity of the remain-   ber of the University community may request the review and
     der of this Policy, which will remain in full force and effect.     resolution of a concern if satisfactory resolution has not been
     The student understands that this Policy also is binding on         reached by way of the daily problem-solving activities which, in
     any individual or entity claiming by or through the student or      most cases, should result in immediate resolution. Members of the
     on the student’s behalf.                                            University community are encouraged to address any concerns
                                                                         immediately with the supervisor of the area the issue or complaint
Issue Resolution Process                                                 lies; timely and candid discussions best assures that a minor prob-
Davenport University is committed to a process that provides for         lem does not develop into a major one. The entire Issue Resolution
the opportunity for the prompt and equitable resolution of all stu-      Process can be referenced at http://www.davenport.edu/
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STUDENT CODE                                                                 ■ “Student” shall be defined as any person admitted, enrolled
Introduction                                                                    or registered for study at the Davenport University. Student
                                                                                also includes persons not officially registered or enrolled for a
The purpose of the Student Code is to provide all University stu-
                                                                                particular term but who are eligible to enroll or have a contin-
dents with guidance and to promote standards of personal integrity
                                                                                uing relationship with the Davenport University.
that are in compliance with the mission of the institution. Students
attending the University automatically accept the application of the            “Student Code” is defined as the written regulations of the
University’s Student Code and its processes. Any questions                         University applicable to students and student organiza-
regarding the interpretation or application of the Student Code and                tions as found in, but not limited to, the Student
its processes will be answered by Office of Student Affairs.                       Handbook, the University Catalog, University Residence
                                                                                   Hall publications, the University web site, and any other
The following is the official policy of the University regarding student           official publications of the University.
rights, responsibilities, and disciplinary procedures, including the
                                                                                “Student Organization” includes all Athletic teams and club
hearing process, appeal process, and the application of sanctions.
                                                                                   teams, student based organizations, including fraternities
The disciplinary procedures used by the University are considered                  and sororities, registered with the University through the
part of its educational process and its philosophy to produce                      local campus office.
graduates who are ethically and professionally oriented. Hearings
                                                                             ■ “University” means Davenport University.
or reviews conducted as part of this process are not courts of law
                                                                             ■ “University Official” includes any person employed by the
and they are not subject to many of the rules of civil or criminal
                                                                               University who performs assigned administrative or profes-
hearings. Because some of the violations of these standards are
                                                                               sional responsibilities.
also violations of law, students may be accountable to both gov-
                                                                             ■ “University property and University premises” include all land,
ernmental authorities and to the University for their actions.
                                                                               buildings, facilities, and other property in the possession of
Disciplinary action at the University will proceed at the discretion           the University or owned, used, or leased by the University,
of the Executive Director of Student Affairs, notwithstanding any              including adjacent streets and sidewalks.
related civil or criminal proceedings.                                       ■ “University Technology Resources” includes but is not limited

The University reserves the right to alter, change, or modify these            to University computers, networks, software, websites, and
policies and procedures at any time as deemed best for the safety,             properties.
security, and benefit of the University community. Any such
changes will be published by the University.
                                                                           Student Rights
Definitions
  ■ “Business day” shall be defined as Monday through Friday
                                                                           Each student is afforded the following rights:
                                                                             1. Freedom from unlawful discrimination or harassment on the
                                                                                basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, or
      excluding official University holidays.                                   sexual orientation under federal or state laws.
  ■ “Campus Designee” refers to a University appointee who is                2. The right to information pertaining to academic standing,
      responsible for initiating the Student Code process at the                graduation requirements, and course requirements.
      local level.                                                           3. The freedom to establish student organizations consistent
  ■   “Complainant” refers to a member of the University commu-                 with University requirements, to pursue common educational
      nity, a student organization, or the University who is bringing           interests.
      charges against a student organization or a student. When              4. The right to privacy of student records to the extent provided
      the Complainant is a student organization or the University, a            for under applicable federal or state laws. Information will be
      single person may be appointed by that body to represent it.              released only as allowed by federal and state laws.
  ■   “Executive Director of Student Affairs” means the University’s         5. The right to initiate a complaint that may bring about an
      Executive Director of Student Affairs, or his or her designee.            investigation and/or disciplinary action involving another
  ■   “Hearing Council” refers to the group of individuals that may             member of the academic community.
      be selected to administer the formal Student Code process,             6. The right to a fair process as outlined in the Student Code of
      as outlined later in this document, to determine whether there            Conduct.
      has been a violation of the Student Code and to determine
      appropriate sanctions.
  ■   “Member of the University community” includes any person
      who is a student, Faculty member, University official, or other
                                                                           Student Responsibilities
      person employed by the University.                                   Each student accepts the following responsibilities:
  ■   “Respondent” refers to a student organization or student               1. Students are expected to respect and value the rights of oth-
      charged with a violation of University policy, not the                    ers, support the academic environment, follow standards of
      University itself.                                                        the community and encourage the proper use of University
                                                                                facilities.
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  2. Students are also expected to observe federal, state, and                3. A student must not steal examinations or other course
     local laws, as well as University rules, regulations, and poli-             materials.
     cies, including the use of existing procedures to resolve                4. A student must not allow others or offer to conduct
     disputes.                                                                   research or to prepare work for him or her without
  3. Students are expected to make themselves aware of and                       advance written authorization from the instructor for
     comply with the policies and procedures governing them as                   whom the work is being submitted. Under this prohibi-
     members of the University community.                                        tion, a student must not make any unauthorized use of
  4. Students are expected to conduct themselves as mature indi-                 materials obtained from commercial term paper com-
     viduals at all times consistent with the institution’s values,              panies or materials prepared by other persons.
     beliefs, and highest standards of ethics. This encompasses               5. A student must not collaborate with other persons on a
     all conduct while on campus, off campus, and during all                     particular project and submit a copy of a written report,
     University-related endeavors including, but not limited to,                 which is represented explicitly or implicitly as the stu-
     internships, practicums, clinicals, or other University-related             dent’s individual work.
     experiences.                                                             6. A student must not use or give any unauthorized assis-
  5. Students are expected to maintain a current local and perma-                tance in a laboratory, at a computer terminal, or on
     nent address with the University. Addresses may be updated                  fieldwork.
     through the University website.                                          7. A student must not submit substantial portions of the
  6. It is the student’s responsibility to regularly check his or her            same academic work for credit or honors more than
     email and respond to University notices appropriately.                      once without written permission of the instructor to
                                                                                 whom the work is being submitted.
                                                                              8. A student must not alter a grade or score in any way.
Misconduct                                                                 B. Fabrication A student must not falsify or invent any infor-
                                                                              mation or data in an academic exercise including, but not
Any student, group of students or student organization found to               limited to, records or reports, laboratory results, and cita-
have committed any of the following types of misconduct while on              tions of the sources of information.
or off University premises, including virtual communications, is           C. Facilitating Academic Dishonesty A student must not
subject to disciplinary action by the University. The University also         intentionally or knowingly help or attempt to help another
reserves the right to investigate and take Student Code action for            student to commit an act of academic dishonesty. A stu-
any off-campus behavior of a student, group of students, or stu-              dent is responsible for taking reasonable precautions to
dent organization, if such behavior is deemed inconsistent with the           ensure his or her work is not accessed by or transferred to
values of the institution. Participation in off-campus events that            another individual wherein it may then be used to commit
involve students or student organizations at which this Student               an act of academic dishonesty.
Code has been violated, the University community or University             D. Interference
operations are jeopardized, or at which participation has negatively          1. A student must not steal, change, destroy, or impede
impacted the reputation of the University. It also includes partici-             another student’s work. Impeding another student’s
pation in an event that relates directly to the student’s or student             work includes, but is not limited to: the theft, deface-
organization’s continued suitability for enrollment or continued                 ment, or mutilation of resources so as to deprive others
registration.                                                                    of the information they contain.
The following is not a complete listing of potential misconduct that          2. A student must not give or offer a bribe, promise
may lead to discipline, but serves as a guideline to students and                favors, or make threats with the intention of affecting a
student organizations.                                                           grade or the evaluation of academic performance.
                                                                           E. Plagiarism American standards of plagiarism refer to the
                                                                              intentional or unintentional use of previously created
  1. ACADEMIC DISHONESTY. The university may discipline a
                                                                              words, ideas, images, or creative works without proper
     student for academic dishonesty, which is defined as any
                                                                              documentation which includes citations of the sources
     activity that tends to undermine the academic integrity of the
                                                                              used and a list of references. It is a student’s responsibility
     institution. Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited
                                                                              to ask the faculty member to clarify any questions on cor-
     to, the following:
                                                                              rect use of documentation for the work submitted in the
     A. Cheating A student may not use or attempt to use; give or
                                                                              course.
        attempt to give unauthorized assistance, materials, infor-
        mation, or study aids in any academic exercise, including             The following are examples of activities considered plagia-
        but not limited to, the following:                                    rism but may not be inclusive of all plagiarism activities:
        1. A student must not use or give external assistance on                1. Purchasing any portion a paper
            any “in-class” or “take-home” examination, unless the               2. Copying print or electronic text
            instructor has specifically authorized in writing external          3. Having someone else write any portion of a paper
            assistance. This prohibition includes, but is not limited           4. Rephrasing/paraphrasing text to avoid detection
            to, the use of tutors, books, notes, and calculators.               5. Rephrasing/paraphrasing text without proper citation
        2. A student must not use another person as a substitute                6. Copying diagrams, illustrations, charts, pictures, or
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        7. Using information from audio, visual, or other media         4. DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Engaging in intentional expres-
           without proper citation                                         sion or conduct that substantially disrupts or interferes with
        8. Using information from personal communication (inter-           the University’s normal functions, the rights of others or
           views, group discussions, telephone conversations,              causes substantial disorder. Disorderly conduct may include
           email, blogs, etc.) without proper citation                     any of the following:
        9. Using information from an employer Intranet without             a. Taking action that threatens or endangers the safety,
           proper citation and without permission                              health, or life of self or others, or behavior that creates the
      10. Using an entire paper, word-for-word, written for one                impression of such endangerment;
           class in another class; small portions can be reused            b. Conduct or behavior that the student knows or should
           with proper citations, with the intent of building on the           know is reasonably likely to be considered obscene under
           previous paper, thus creating a new paper                           the standards of the local community. Such behavior
      11. Submitting previously created material, including one’s              includes but is not limited to public exposure of one’s own
           own (self-plagiarism), without proper citation                      sexual organs and voyeurism, including but not limited to
   F. Violation of Course Rules A student must not violate                     video voyeurism. Video voyeurism means recording, or
      course rules as contained in a course syllabus which are                 using, disclosing or distributing a recording of others in a
      related to the content of the course or to the enhancement               location or situation where there is a reasonable expecta-
      of the learning process in the course.                                   tion of privacy (including, but not limited to, a residence
2. ALCOHOL. The use, possession, or sale of alcoholic bever-                   hall room, locker room, or bathroom), without knowledge
   ages by students is prohibited by Davenport University on all               and consent of all individuals involved;
   University property regardless of age.                                  c. Abusive or offensive language inherently likely to provoke
   a. In any residence hall where any official resident or guest(s)            an immediate violent reaction, whether or not it actually
      of that room is not 21 years of age or older.                            does so or is grossly indecent or offensive to a reasonable
   b. In any residence hall where the official resident(s) or                  member of the University community;
      guest(s) of that room are of legal drinking age.                     d. Aiding any unlawful act or the violation of any University
   c. When possession or use creates a danger to self or oth-                  policy. Students are responsible for the behavior of their
      ers, including but not limited to the sale, gift or transfer of          guests and visitors to the University premises;
      alcohol to minors.                                                   e. Conduct which adversely affects the student’s suitability
   d. Public intoxication, defined as being under the influence of             as a member of the University community, as defined by
      alcohol or other drugs regardless of age, in circumstances               the Office of Student Affairs; or
      where such behavior causes a disturbance or other con-               f. Damage to University property or the property of another;
      cern to the University                                               g. Intent or commission to attempt a violation.
   e. The possession of alcoholic beverage containers is pro-           5. FAILURE TO COMPLY. Failure to comply with University
      hibited on campus; this includes collectable empty or full           sanctions or reasonable directives of University officials.
      alcohol containers and dispensing paraphernalia                   6. FIRE AND FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT. Possession of fire-
   f. In the course of a University activity or student organiza-          works, incendiary devices, or other dangerous explosives or
      tion activity, when the possession or use is contrary to law         chemicals; the ignition of a fire or attempting to ignite a fire;
      and/or University policy.                                            or the improper use or disablement of safety or firefighting
   g. The use of University or organizational monies to purchase           equipment, such as fire extinguishers, fire alarms, exit signs,
      alcoholic beverages is prohibited                                    or smoke alarms is prohibited.
3. DISHONESTY. Acts of dishonesty, including but not limited            7. HAZING. Hazing is defined as any action or situation that
   to the following:                                                       recklessly or intentionally, on or off University property,
   a. Furnishing false information to any University official, fac-        endangers the mental, emotional, psychological, or physical
      ulty member, or office; this includes, but is not limited to,        health or safety of a student or willfully causes the destruc-
      false information on an admission application, or any other          tion or removal of public or private property for the purpose
      document submitted to the University;                                of initiation or admission into, affiliation with, or as a condi-
   b. Forgery, alteration, or misuse of any University document,           tion for continued membership in any student organization,
      record, or instrument of identification;                             including fraternities/sororities, athletic teams, and other
   c. Tampering with the election of any University-recognized             organizations. The term shall include, but not be limited to,
      student leader or student organization;                              any brutality of a physical nature such as whipping, beating,
   d. Falsification of University records; each student is expect-         tattooing, branding, paddling, forced calisthenics, exposure
      ed to complete any University record accurately and hon-             to the elements, treasure hunts, scavenger hunts, quests and
      estly; or                                                            road trips, forced consumption of food, liquor, drugs, or other
   e. A student shall not at any time make a false or misleading           substances, and any forced activity that would subject the
      statement to any person charged with investigating or                individual to mental stress, such as sleep deprivation, forced
      deciding the responsibility of the accused, reviewing a              exclusion from social contact, or forced conduct that results
      finding of responsibility, or determining or reviewing the           in embarrassment or ridicule. For the purpose of this defini-
      appropriateness of the sanction or sanctions to be recom-            tion, any activity described in this definition upon which
      mended or imposed.                                                   the initiation or admission into, affiliation with, or continued
   f. Representing or acting on behalf of the University or                membership in an organization is directly or indirectly
      another individual when not authorized to do so                      conditional, shall be presumed to be “forced” activity, the

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     willingness of an individual to participate in such activity              10.INAPPROPRIATE USE OF TECHNOLOGY. Theft or other
     notwithstanding.                                                             abuse of computers, related computing network, websites,
  8. HARASSMENT/SEXUAL HARASSMENT.                                                equipment or data, including but not limited to the following:
     a. Harassment or threats. Harassment is unprofessional con-                  a. Unauthorized entry into, use, transfer or deletion of a file;
        duct that could reasonably be understood as any of the                    b. Unauthorized use of another individual’s identification
        following:                                                                   and/or password, or unauthorized provision of a student’s
           i. Having the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating,              identification and password to another;
              hostile, or offensive environment,                                  c. Use of University technology resources to interfere with
          ii. Having the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering               the work of another student, faculty member, University
              with an individual’s participation in or access to educa-              official or other entity;
              tional activities and programs,                                     d. Use of University technology resources for personal gain
        iii. Otherwise adversely affecting an individual’s learning                  or profit;
              opportunities or access to educational activities and               e. Use of University technology resources to send obscene
              programs.                                                              or abusive messages;
        Harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, familial               f. Use of University technology resources to send or view
        status, height, marital status, national origin, political affili-           pornographic material;
        ation, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, veter-             g. Use of University technology resources to interfere with
        an status, or weight is considered a violation of University                 normal operation of the University computing system; or
        policy.                                                                   h. Use of University technology resources to threaten, intimi-
     b. Sexual harassment. Harassment on the basis of sex is a                       date, or otherwise violate University anti-harassment or
        violation of state and federal law. Unwelcome sexual                         anti-violence policies.
        advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or              11.OBSTRUCTION OR DISRUPTION. Acts of obstruction or
        physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual                     disruption, including but not limited to the following:
        harassment when:                                                          a. Obstructing or disrupting teaching, research, disciplinary
           i. Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or                procedures, and/or other University activities;
              implicitly as a term or condition of an individual’s par-           b. Participation in a demonstration that disrupts the normal
              ticipation in or access to educational activities and                  operations of the University, infringes on the rights of other
              programs,                                                              members of the University community, or violates reason-
          ii. Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an indi-                 able time, place, and manner restrictions;
              vidual is used as the basis for participation in or access          c. Leading or inciting others to disrupt scheduled and/or nor-
              to educational activities and programs, or                             mal activities within any building or area; or
        iii. Such conduct is unprofessional and has the purpose or                d. Obstruction of the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traf-
              effect of unreasonably interfering with or creating an                 fic on University premises.
              intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational       12.SEXUAL CONDUCT.
              environment.                                                        a. Sexual assault: Any sexual act or attempt to engage in any
  9. ILLEGAL DRUGS. The term “controlled substance” is                               sexual act with another person without the consent of the
     defined by Michigan law, and includes, but is not limited to,                   other person or in circumstances in which the person is
     substances such as marijuana, cocaine, narcotics, certain                       unable, due to age, disability, or alcohol/chemical or other
     stimulants and depressants, and hallucinogens. The following                    impairment, to give consent;
     actions are prohibited:                                                      b. Sexual misconduct: Any intentional intimate touching of
     a. Use, possession, manufacturing, distribution, or sale of                     another without the consent of the other person or in cir-
        marijuana, heroin, narcotics, or any other controlled sub-                   cumstances in which the person is unable, due to age,
        stance which is prohibited by law. Intentionally or reck-                    disability, or alcohol/chemical or other impairment, to give
        lessly inhaling or ingesting substances (e.g., nitrous oxide,                consent;
        glue, paint, etc.) that will alter a student’s mental state is            c. It is the responsibility of the person initiating sexual activity
        also prohibited;                                                             to make sure the other person is capable of consenting to
     b. Production, manufacture, distribution or use of any drug,                    that activity. Consent is given by an affirmative verbal
        controlled substance or any substance used as a drug                         response or acts that are unmistakable in their meaning.
        contrary to law;                                                             Consent to one form of sexual activity does not mean
     c. Use of a prescription drug if the prescription was not                       consent is given to another type of activity or any subse-
        issued to the student, the distribution or sale of a prescrip-               quent sexual activity.
        tion drug to a person to whom the prescription was not                 13.TOBACCO USE. All buildings at all Davenport University
        originally issued, or use of prescription drug violates local,            campuses are designated as tobacco free. Smoking is pro-
        state, or federal law;                                                    hibited in all indoor spaces; including, but not limited to, stu-
     d. Possession of drug paraphernalia including but not limited                dent centers, educational, housing and dining locations.
        to bongs or glass pipes                                                   Smoking is prohibited within a minimum twenty-five (25) feet
     e. Sale, gift or transfer of drugs, controlled substances, or                of any Davenport building. Per Michigan law, there is no
        drug paraphernalia, whether or not such sale, gift, or                    smoking at the Alma campus. Under FDA guidelines elec-
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 14.THEFT. Unauthorized possession or use of University proper-
     ty or the property of another.
 15.UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY. Unauthorized entry, occupancy,
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     or use of physical or virtual University premises or property.     Incident Reporting Process
 16.UNAUTHORIZED ELECTRONIC OR DIGITAL RECORDING.                       Anyone wishing to report student misconduct shall document all
     Making, using, disclosing, or distributing a recording of a per-   relevant information via an incident report, which shall be provided
     son in a location or situation in which that person has a rea-     to a member of the campus administration. An incident report can
     sonable expectation of privacy and is unaware of the record-       be filed online at https://publicdocs.maxient.com/
     ing or does not consent to it; and any other conduct that          incidentreport.php?DavenportUniv.
     constitutes an invasion of the privacy of another person
                                                                        When a written incident report is filed, it shall be forwarded to
     under applicable law or University regulation. Such conduct
                                                                        Student Affairs personnel, or their designee, at the campus where
     includes, without limitation, unauthorized recording of per-
                                                                        the incident occurred. Following review of the incident report
     sonal conversations, images, meetings, or activities.
                                                                        (which may include, without limitation, any and all research
 17.UNAUTHORIZED USE OF UNIVERSITY PROPERTY,
                                                                        deemed appropriate by the Campus Designee regarding the
     INCLUDING ONLINE PROPERTY. Students are authorized
                                                                        underlying incident), a determination will be made by the Campus
     to use University property only as consistent with their
                                                                        Designee (in possible consultation with other campus and/or
     coursework and related educational activities as provided for
                                                                        University leadership) whether charges of misconduct should be
     under this Student Code. Students enrolled in online classes
                                                                        filed in response to the incident. The University may take action
     and students using online learning tools or services agree to
                                                                        against a student for violating the Student Code and the student
     accept the terms and conditions placed upon the use of
                                                                        and/or Complainant may use this procedure to appeal the decision
     these materials. Specifically, online materials (including syl-
                                                                        and/or sanction.
     labus documents, lectures, discussion threads, and other
     course- and University-related materials found online) are the     Reporting an Allegation of Sexual Misconduct
     property of the University; and the only authorized use is for
                                                                        Students who believe they have been a victim of sexual miscon-
     the purposes of completing University-related course work
                                                                        duct should report this privately to the Director of Housing,
     and related educational activities. University online materials
                                                                        Director of Student Conduct, or Campus Director, who will inform
     shall not be disclosed, directly or indirectly, to any person or
                                                                        them of their options and assist them in accessing services.
     entity outside of the University, and (in the case of online
                                                                        Students may also complete an incident report or witness state-
     classes) to anyone otherwise not involved in teaching or who
                                                                        ment to Campus Security. When an allegation of sexual miscon-
     is enrolled in the particular class.
                                                                        duct is reported to any school official, the incident may be
 18.VIOLATIONS OF CAMPUS, PROGRAM AND OTHER UNI-
                                                                        investigated by the University. The student who reported the alle-
     VERSITY POLICIES. Outlined in University publications,
                                                                        gation may choose not to participate in any action taken by the
     including but not limited to those related to University sup-
                                                                        University.
     ported housing, the Residence Hall Handbook, those related
     to Athletics, the Student Athlete Handbook, those related to       The Respondent and the Complainant of sexual misconduct
     the College of Health Professions, and the College of Health       offenses may receive assistance through the Executive Director of
     Professions Student Handbook, and those related to Student         Student Affairs in changing academic schedules and on-campus
     Employment, Anti-Violence, Anti-Harassment and the Student         living arrangements.
     Employee Handbook.
 19.VIOLATION OF LAWS. Violation of federal, state, or local
                                                                        Interim Suspensions and No-Contact Orders
     laws is prohibited. This also includes any conduct that is dis-    In certain circumstances, the Executive Director of Student Affairs
     orderly, lewd, or indecent; breach of peace; or aiding, abet-      or Campus Designee may impose a University or residence hall
     ting, or procuring another person to breach the peace.             suspension prior to a Student Code hearing. Interim suspension
 20. WEAPONS. Possession, use, control, or distribution of any          may be imposed if the student poses a threat of disruption of, or
     firearms, or any other weapons on University premises or at a      interference with, the normal operations of the University or in
     University function. Prohibited firearms and weapons include,      order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of members of the
     but are not limited to, rifles; shotguns; handguns; tasers and     University community; to preserve University property; to ensure
     stun guns; BB and pellet pistols and rifles that are spring,       the student’s own physical or emotional safety and the well-being
     gas, or air powered; facsimile weapons; paint guns; sling          and physical or emotional safety and well-being of others.
     shots; whips; hunting knives; throwing stars; swords; and
                                                                        During an interim suspension, a student shall be denied access to
     bows and arrows. Illegal or unauthorized possession of
                                                                        the residence halls and/or University campuses (including classes)
     firearms, explosives, other weapons or dangerous chemicals
                                                                        and/or all other University activities or privileges for which the stu-
     on University premises or use of any such item, even if legally
                                                                        dent might be otherwise be eligible, as specified by the Executive
     possessed in a manner that harms, threatens, causes fear to
                                                                        Director of Student Affairs or Campus Designee. A student may
     others, or concern to members of the University.
                                                                        request a meeting regarding an interim suspension with the
Student Illness Statement                                               Executive Director of Student Affairs within five (5) days of the date
As permitted by law, the University reserves the right to require       of the notice of the interim suspension. The purpose of this meet-
students who contract a contagious disease to withdraw from the         ing will be to determine the duration of the interim suspension. The
University until they present a doctor’s statement that they are no     decision of the Executive Director of Student Affairs is final and is
longer infectious to others.                                            not subject to review.
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A student’s tuition, fees, and residence hall room and board will         cies only if the information shows that it is more likely than not that
neither be refunded nor remitted, in whole or in part, due to an          misconduct occurred.
interim suspension.
                                                                          Hearing Conducted Before a Student Conduct
At times, in the interest of public safety, it becomes necessary to       Hearing Officer
restrict a student’s privileges and prohibit contact with specified       A hearing conducted before a hearing officer is often called an
individuals by issuing a “ban” or “no contact” order that prohibits       individual hearing as the respondent meets with a singular hearing
entry to a specific location/s or contact with a specific individual/s.   officer designated by the Executive Director of Student Affairs. A
Unlike a court order, a University “ban” or “no contact” order is         hearing conducted before a hearing officer occurs more frequently
issued by the Executive Director of Student Affairs or Campus             than a hearing held before a hearing council. During a hearing con-
Designee. This order may be issued when the University deter-             ducted before a hearing officer, the hearing officer will review with
mines necessary to protect safety and to preserve a peaceful envi-        the respondent the report that led to the misconduct charges. The
ronment in which all students can work, study, or live on campus.         respondent will have an opportunity to admit or deny the charges
This action may be based upon a complaint or report of danger-            and present any summary information he or she may have in
ous behavior filed with Campus Safety or Student Affairs. Violation       response to the charges. If appropriate, the respondent may pre-
of a “ban” or “no contact” order is considered misconduct and will        sent witnesses or provide witness statements to the hearing officer
result in disciplinary action that could include immediate suspen-        for review. The hearing officer, after reviewing all information pre-
sion from the University.                                                 sented, will determine responsibility and, as appropriate, any sanc-
Initiation of Proceedings                                                 tioning. A written decision will be generated within five (5) business
If the University chooses to file misconduct charges against a stu-       days of the meeting.
dent, a hearing shall be conducted to review the alleged miscon-          Hearing Conducted Before a Hearing Council
duct. The Executive Director of Student Affairs shall determine, at       If a hearing is held before a Hearing Council, the Hearing Council
his or her sole discretion, whether the hearing shall be conducted        shall consist of one faculty member, one staff member, and one
before a single hearing officer or a Hearing Council. Formal notice       student from Davenport University. The members of the Hearing
of Student Code of Conduct proceedings will be sent to the stu-           Council will be chosen by the Executive Director of Student Affairs
dent via the student’s University email account, certified mail, or       from the available pool of current employees/students at the time
other manner to inform the student that a hearing date has been           of the hearing. The Executive Director of Student Affairs will identi-
set and charges are pending. The notice shall inform the student          fy individuals who, in his or her opinion, have no personal interest
of the following:                                                         in the outcome of the hearing and can serve in a fair and impartial
    ■ The misconduct alleged to have been committed;
                                                                          manner. If a potential member of the Hearing Council feels that he
    ■ The date, time, and place of the alleged misconduct and
                                                                          or she cannot render an impartial decision, he or she shall disqual-
      other relevant circumstances;                                       ify himself or herself. A person shall not serve on the Hearing
    ■ The date, time, and place of the hearing, which shall not be
                                                                          Council if he or she is a witness who may testify in the matter, if he
      earlier than three (3) business days after the date of notice;      or she has a personal interest in the outcome of the matter, or if
    ■ That if the student desires to present one or more witnesses,
                                                                          there is sufficient reason to believe that he or she could not serve
      the student must prepare a list of the persons whom the stu-        in a fair or impartial manner. The Chair of the Hearing Council will
      dent may present as witnesses and/or whose statements               be appointed from the identified members of the Hearing Council
      may be offered as evidence at the hearing and submit the list       by the Executive Director of Student Affairs.
      to the Executive Director of Student Affairs no later than two
      (2) business days before the hearing; and                           Hearing Council Procedures
    ■ That the hearing will be closed to the public.                      Whenever a hearing in front of a Hearing Council is to be held
                                                                          regarding an allegation of misconduct, the Campus Designee or
Overview of Hearings                                                      Respondent and the Complainant shall be given at least three (3)
The purpose of a hearing is to provide the opportunity for the            business days’ notice of the charges and of the date, time, and
Campus Designee or Complainant and the Respondent to present              place of the hearing. Failure of the Respondent to attend the hear-
all relevant information and evidence with regard to the alleged          ing will result in the case being heard in his or her absence.
misconduct. It is the responsibility of the hearing officer or Hearing    The order of presentation of the hearing will normally be as fol-
Council, as applicable, to consider impartially all relevant informa-     lows:
tion and evidence, determine the facts, apply University policy,            1. Introductions and reading of the charge(s) by the Chair;
and impose appropriate sanctions if the Respondent is found                 2. Opening statements by the Campus Designee or
responsible for the alleged violation.                                          Complainant and Respondent;
University Student Code of Conduct hearings are administrative              3. Presentation of witnesses/documentation by the Campus
hearings that allow flexibility and are not courts of law. The                  Designee or Complainant;
Student Code of Conduct process is separate and independent                 4. Questioning of witnesses/documentation by the Respondent;
from any civil or criminal action and may proceed even if a related         5. Presentation of witnesses/documentation by the Respondent;
matter is anticipated or pending in other forums. Rules of evidence         6. Questioning of witnesses/documentation by the Campus
and the criminal standard of proof do not apply. A hearing officer              Designee or Complainant; and
or Hearing Council, as applicable, is expected to find a student or         7. Closing statements.
student organization responsible for violations of University poli-       The Hearing Council may ask questions of witnesses at any time
                                                                          and also facilitate the presentation of the case. The Hearing
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Council may call additional witnesses or seek further evidence            Respondent, including the Campus Designee in case of University
relating to a case if the Hearing Council desires clarification or fur-   charges, may appeal the decision based on one or more of the fol-
ther information.                                                         lowing:
                                                                            ■ New relevant material evidence or information has been pro-
All hearings shall be closed to everyone except the Hearing
                                                                               vided that could not have been discovered at the time of the
Council, appropriate University staff, the Respondent, the Campus
                                                                               hearing;
Designee or Complainant, the observer/recorder selected by the
                                                                            ■ Procedural error that can be shown to have had a detrimental
University, and witnesses during the actual time of their testimony.
                                                                               impact on the outcome of the hearing;
The proceedings of the Hearing Council are presumptively confi-
                                                                            ■ Errors in the interpretation of University policy; or
dential. Unauthorized disclosure of information by any party or wit-
                                                                            ■ The sanction(s) imposed were not appropriate for the viola-
ness involved during the hearing process may lead to disciplinary
                                                                               tion
action.
                                                                          The Executive Director of Student Affairs will decide whether or
The Respondent is entitled to be present at the hearing, to hear
                                                                          not there is a basis for an appeal and, if there is, upon considera-
and respond to evidence regarding the charges, to present wit-
                                                                          tion of the appeal may, using his or her discretion, change any
nesses, and to question witnesses and other evidence.
                                                                          determination and any sanction levied by the hearing officer or
Witnesses must be members of the University faculty, staff, or stu-       Hearing Council or remand the matter back to the original hearing
dent body, unless the chair of the Hearing Council rules that oth-        officer, the original Hearing Council, or a new Hearing Council for
ers may appear in the interest of the case. The Respondent and            further consideration.
Complainant must give names of all relevant witnesses to the
                                                                          The decision of the Executive Director of Student Affairs is final.
Campus Designee at least two (2) business days before the hear-
                                                                          Should a case be remanded back to a new Hearing Council, a stu-
ing. The Respondent and Complainant will have access to the
                                                                          dent is entitled to an additional appeal consistent with the
names of all witnesses. It is the responsibility of the Respondent
                                                                          University’s standard appellate procedures.
and Complainant to notify all witnesses of the date, time, and
place of a hearing. If a witness fails to appear, the hearing shall be    Sanctions
held in his or her absence.
                                                                          Sanctions for Individuals
All relevant information will be admissible. The chair, in consulta-      Any combination of the following sanctions or other sanctions may
tion with the Council, will determine relevance.                          be imposed through the hearing process. Multiple and/or repeated
All evidence and information presented to the Hearing Council is          violations typically result in increased sanctions. The sanctions list-
expected to be truthful, accurate, and complete. Failure to give          ed are not inclusive, but merely serve as guidelines.
truthful and complete information at a hearing may result in disci-       Primary Sanctions:
plinary action for a witness.                                               1. Formal warning: a written reprimand that expresses disap-
Following the proceedings, the Hearing Council will meet in private            proval of the student’s actions and warns against any poten-
session to deliberate whether the Respondent is responsible or is              tial violations of University policy in the future.
not responsible for the charges based on the Hearing Council’s              2. Probation: a period of observation and review. Misconduct
judgment of whether it is more likely than not that misconduct has             warranting probation will result in a minimum of one academ-
occurred. Decisions shall be based only on evidence presented at               ic semester and maximum of the duration of the student’s
the hearing. The observer/recorder will remain in the session as a             academic career at the University. If found responsible for
resource person, but will not participate in the deliberations. The            violating any University policies or failure to comply with
Hearing Council must reach consensus, with all members of the                  other requirements stipulated during this period, the student
Council giving input. The Hearing Council will submit a written                may be immediately suspended from the University and/or its
report to the Executive Director of Student Affairs or designee. The           events pending further disciplinary review.
written report will contain the findings of the hearing, and the            3. Suspension: results in immediate dismissal from classes and
sanction recommendation, if any. If the Respondent is found                    activities at the University for at least the remainder of the
responsible for the violation(s) the committee will recommend one              session/semester in progress and/or a specified period of
or more sanctions. The Executive Director of Student Affairs or                time thereafter. Any additional violations or failure to comply
designee may adopt, reject, or modify the Council’s findings and               with other requirements stipulated during this period of sus-
recommendations. The Executive Director of Student Affairs or                  pension may result in expulsion. During suspension, the stu-
designee will send the Respondent and the Complainant, if appli-               dent is not permitted to visit the University premises or
cable, written notification of the decision of the Hearing Council             attend any University functions without prior written permis-
and attach the Hearing Council’s written decision within five (5)              sion from the Executive Director of Student Affairs. Any stu-
business days after the close of the hearing. This notification will           dent who is suspended due to misconduct will not be entitled
also include information on the appeal process.                                to any refund of tuition or other fees and may incur additional
                                                                               charges and fees after financial aid is adjusted.
Appeal Process                                                              4. Expulsion: The most severe sanction for violation of
Decisions of the hearing officer or the Hearing Council, as applica-           University policy is expulsion, which results in immediate dis-
ble, may be appealed to the Executive Director of Student Affairs.             missal and permanent separation from the University. Any
Appeals must be filed in writing with the Executive Director of                student who is expelled due to misconduct will not be enti-
Student Affairs within three (3) business days of receipt of the writ-         tled to any refund of tuition or other fees and may incur addi-
ten notification of the decision. The Complainant or the                       tional charges and fees after financial aid is adjusted.
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Additional Sanctions                                                             may range from four weeks to one full academic year, with a
  5. University property restrictions: restriction from certain                  mandatory review before the student organization can be
     University facilities or property, either physical or virtual, for a        released from probationary status. Any additional violations
     definite period of time.                                                    or failure to comply with requirements stipulated during this
  6. Housing unit suspension: separation of the student from the                 period may result in suspension pending further disciplinary
     University housing unit for a definite period of time, after                review.
     which the student is eligible to return. Conditions for read-            3. Suspension: results in a loss of all meeting and activity privi-
     mission may be specified.                                                   leges for a minimum of one full academic year and a maxi-
  7. Housing unit expulsion: permanent separation of the student                 mum of four full academic years. Any additional violations or
     from the University housing units.                                          failure to comply with other requirements stipulated during
  8. Fine: a monetary penalty for property damage, theft, or other               this period will result in expulsion. Any student organization
     violations that result in inconvenience or cost to others.                  that is suspended due to misconduct will not be entitled to
  9. Parental Notification: as permitted by law, the University                  any refund of member dues or other fees.
     reserves the right to disclose to parents or legal guardians             4. Expulsion: the most severe violations of the University
     information about a student’s violation of University regula-               Student Code of Conduct by a student organization will result
     tions and policies and federal, state and/or local laws govern-             in dismissal and permanent separation from the University.
     ing the use of alcohol or a controlled substance. The                       Any student organization that is expelled due to misconduct
     University may notify parents/legal guardians of alcohol or a               will not be entitled to any refund of member dues or other
     controlled substance violation if the student is under the age              fees.
     of 21. The Office of Student Affairs determines the circum-
                                                                            Additional Sanctions
     stances under which parental notification takes place.
                                                                              5. University property restrictions: restriction from certain
 10. Restitution: compensation for loss, damage, or injury. This
                                                                                 University facilities or property, either physical or virtual, for a
     may take the form of appropriate service and/or monetary or
                                                                                 definite period of time.
     material replacement.
                                                                              6. Housing unit suspension: separation of the student organiza-
 11. Educational sanctions: require a student to write a paper,
                                                                                 tion from the University housing unit for a definite period of
     plan and present a program, attend a class or seminar, or
                                                                                 time, after which the members are eligible to return.
     complete other educational requirements.
                                                                                 Conditions for readmission may be specified.
 12. Loss of privileges: denial of specified privileges for a desig-
                                                                              7. Housing unit expulsion: permanent separation of the student
     nated period of time.
                                                                                 organization from the University housing units.
 13. Disqualification from receipt of institutional financial aid while
                                                                              8. Fine: a monetary penalty for property damage, theft, or other
     the sanction is imposed or possibly thereafter.
                                                                                 violations that result in inconvenience or cost to others.
Sanctions for Student Organizations                                           9. Restitution: compensation for loss, damage, or injury. This
Any combination of the following sanctions or other sanctions may                may take the form of appropriate service and/or monetary or
be imposed through the hearing process. Multiple and/or repeated                 material replacement.
violations typically result in increased sanctions. The sanctions list-      10. Educational sanctions: require a student organization or indi-
ed are not inclusive but merely serve as guidelines.                             vidual to write a paper, plan and present a program, attend a
                                                                                 class or seminar, or complete other educational requirements.
Primary Sanctions
                                                                             11. Loss of privileges: Denial of specified privileges for a desig-
  1. Formal warning: a written reprimand that expresses disap-
                                                                                 nated period of time.
     proval of the student organization’s actions and warns
                                                                             12. Disqualification of registered student organization officers and
     against any future violations of University policy.
                                                                                 members from receipt of institutional financial aid, including
  2. Probation: includes the loss of all group and campus wide
                                                                                 but not limited to the DU Club Scholarship program.
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GUIDE TO ELECTIVES
Please choose courses from this list of electives as directed by
your college program.                                                           COURSE CODES
                                                                                To assist you with understanding this section, please use
Business Electives                                                              the following key to the codes:
Any courses at the 100 level or above from the following areas:                 Accounting                                 =       ACCT
                                                                                Arabic                                     =       ARAB
ACCT BUSN FINC HRMG LEGL MGMT MKTG PSMG                                         Biology                                    =       BIOL
RMGI                                                                            Business                                   =       BUSN
                                                                                Business Information Technology
Plus the following courses:                                                     and Systems                                =       BITS
ENVS125 GPMT HSAD302              HSAD402      HSAD405     IAAS221              Chemistry                                  =       CHEM
                                                                                Chinese                                    =       CHIN
Foreign Language Electives                                                      Communications                             =       COMM
Any course at the 100 level or above from the following categories not          Computer Information Systems and
already required in the program may be taken for Foreign Language credit:       Programming                                =       CISP
                                                                                Economics                                  =       ECON
ARAB CHIN          FREN GRMN JAPN RUSS SPAN
                                                                                English                                    =       ENGL
Non-native speakers of English required to take ESLP courses may use            English as a Second Language               =       ESLP
ESLP124 and ESLP134 to fulfill foreign language electives.                      Environmental Science                      =       ENVS
                                                                                Finance                                    =       FINC
General Education Electives                                                     French                                     =       FREN
Any course at the 100 level or above from the following categories not          Freshman Seminar                           =       FRSM
required in the program may be taken for general elective credit:               Geology                                    =       GEOL
                                                                                German                                     =       GRMN
ARAB BIOL          CHEM CHIN        COMM ECON ENGL ENVS
                                                                                Global Project Management                  =       GPMT
FREN GEOL GRMN HIST                 HUMN JAPN MATH PHYS                         Health Sciences                            =       HLTH
POLS PSYC RUSS SABR SOCY SOSC SPAN                                              Health Information Technology/
                                                                                Management                                 =       HINT
Health Professions Electives                                                    Health Services Administration             =       HSAD
Any courses at the 100 level from the following disciplines:                    History                                    =       HIST
                                                                                Honors Projects                            =       HNRS
HINT    HLTH      HSAD MEDA MCMG
                                                                                Human Resources Management                 =       HRMG
Humanities Electives                                                            Humanities                                 =       HUMN
                                                                                Information Assurance and Security         =       IAAS
Any course at the 100 level or above from the following categories not
                                                                                Japanese                                   =       JAPN
required in the program may be taken for Humanities credit:                     Legal Issues/ Law                          =       LEGL
ARAB CHIN          COMM ENGL ESLP114 ESLP124                                    Management                                 =       MGMT
                                                                                Marketing                                  =       MKTG
FREN GRMN HUMN JAPN RUSS                        SPAN
                                                                                Mathematics                                =       MATH
Math Electives                                                                  Medical Assisting                          =       MEDA
                                                                                Medical Case Management                    =       MCMG
Any course at the 100 level or above from the following categories not
                                                                                Networks                                   =       NETW
required in the program may be taken for Math credit:                           Nursing                                    =       NURS
MATH STAT                                                                       Physics                                    =       PHYS
                                                                                Political Science                          =       POLS
Natural Science Electives                                                       Professional Excellence                    =       PROX
Any course at the 100 level or above from the following categories not          Public Safety and Security
required in the program may be taken for Natural Science credit:                Management                                 =       PSMG
                                                                                Psychology                                 =       PSYC
BIOL      CHEM ENVS GEOL PHYS
                                                                                Risk Management and Insurancew             =       RMGI
Social Science                                                                  Russian                                    =       RUSS
                                                                                Social Sciences                            =       SOSC
Any course at the 100 level or above from the following categories not
                                                                                Sociology                                  =       SOCY
required in the program may be taken for Social Science credit:                 Spanish                                    =       SPAN
ECON HIST          POLS     PROX193 PSYC SABR SOCY SOSC                         Statistics                                 =       STAT
                                                                                Study Abroad Experience                    =       SABR
Technology Electives                                                            Technology                                 =       TECH
Any courses at the 100 level or above from the following areas:                 Wellness and Health                        =       WLNS
BITS    CISP      GPMT IAAS         NETW TECH
                                                                                Notes:
Open Electives                                                                  Courses offered online may have the book cost billed with
                                                                                tuition and fees.
Any course at the 100 level or above that is not already required in the pro-
gram.                                                                           Courses sections designated with EL (Experiential Learning)
                                                                                or SL (Service Learning) may require from 10-20 hours of
                                                                                time commitment per semester outside of class meetings.
                                                                                Students may find EL or SL designated courses by review-
                                                                                ing the DU course schedule.
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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS                                                             ACCT302 Intermediate Accounting II                                       4 CR
Accounting (ACCT)                                                               This course is a continuation of ACCT301 with a comprehensive study of
                                                                                the major categories of the balance sheet, statement of cash flow, and
ACCT200 Accounting Basics for Managers                                3 CR      income. In addition, students will be introduced to the accounting, analysis,
This course is designed strictly for the non-business major. It is a compre-    and reporting of special topics such as pension/retirement, leases, inflation,
hensive survey course of financial and managerial accounting concepts that      income taxes, earnings per share and revenue recognition. Students will
discusses the financial aspects of starting and growing a business.             also be introduced to applicable APB and FASB pronouncements and relat-
Specifically, the course explores the role of accounting in business, examin-   ed topics.
ing the balance sheet, profit/loss statements, and cash flow reports.           Prerequisite(s): Completion of ACCT301 with a C grade or above
Students will also learn how to analyze financial statements and financial
trends.                                                                         ACCT310 Accounting Fraud Examination                                     3 CR
Prerequisite(s): HINT211 or MGMT211                                             This course is an introduction to the field of forensic accounting. Topics
                                                                                include the history of forensic accounting, the fraud triangle theory, financial
ACCT201 Accounting Foundations I                                      4 CR      statement misrepresentation, and fraud examination techniques, including
This course is an introduction to accounting principles emphasizing the         fraud prevention and control. Students will also be exposed to real-world
operation of a business as a sole proprietorship and covers the complete        cases in the area of forensic accounting and will have the opportunity to
accounting cycle for merchandising and service entities. Partnership            complete an experiential learning project as part of this course.
accounting is also covered. The application of computer technology to           Prerequisite(s): ACCT302
accounting processes is integrated into this course. Note: A grade of C or
better is required to take the next course in the sequence.                     ACCT315 Federal Taxation I                                               3 CR
Co-requisite(s): BITS211 or CISP112 and MATH125                                 This course provides an explanation of the federal tax structure and pro-
                                                                                vides training in the application of tax principles as they pertain to individu-
ACCT202 Accounting Foundations II                                     4 CR      als. In addition, the course will provide an introduction to taxation for
This course continues the study of accounting principles with special           businesses, federal tax laws and regulations, taxation theory, and tax
emphasis on corporations, and basic principles of managerial accounting.        research and planning techniques. Note: A grade of C or better is required
Prerequisite(s): BITS211 or CISP211, MATH125, and completion of                 to take the next course in the sequence.
ACCT201 with a C grade or above                                                 Prerequisite(s): ACCT202

ACCT213 Cost Accounting                                               3 CR      ACCT316 Federal Taxation II                                              3 CR
This course is designed to provide an introduction to cost accounting and       This course continues the study of federal taxation, focusing primarily on
cost management techniques. The concepts of cost assignment to goods            business taxation matters for partnerships, corporations, and limited liability
and services in the context of job order, process, and activity-based costing   companies. In addition, payroll taxes, estate and gift taxes, and other relat-
are covered. The behavior of costs, standard costing and variations—as well     ed topics will be covered. Students will be required to prepare partnership
as schedules, summaries, and reports used in costing systems—are also           and corporation returns, as well as to perform research on a variety of tax
introduced to the student.                                                      issues.
Prerequisite(s): ACCT202                                                        Prerequisite(s): Completion of ACCT315 with a C grade or above

ACCT220 Accounting Information Technology                             3 CR      ACCT318 Payroll and State Tax                                            3 CR
This course is a study of currently available accounting-business software      This course is the study of the federal and state laws and regulations that
and the related applications. Students will learn how to operate, evaluate,     govern the payroll tax arena. This will include learning about the rules and
and apply various software with accounting systems and accounting infor-        regulations that make-up the tax structure, as well as tax policy. Wage and
mation systems.                                                                 overtime computations, tax filing compliance applications for federal, state,
Prerequisite(s): ACCT202                                                        and local withholdings taxes and employer payroll are covered, along with
                                                                                analyzing and journalizing payroll transactions. State income tax computa-
ACCT290 Accounting Internship                                         3 CR      tions will also be covered.
Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.               Prerequisite(s): ACCT315
This associate-level Accounting Internship is the integration of previous
classroom instruction with new learning acquired through on-the-job work        ACCT320 Auditing and Assurance Services                                  3 CR
experience. The employment experience should be related as closely as           This course examines auditing and assurance services. The course focuses
possible to the student’s major field and individual interest. In general,      on the detailed study of the financial statement audit, including professional
150–200 hours of career-related work time shall be required at the employ-      responsibilities and ethics, audit planning, internal controls, evidence gather-
ment site and evidenced by weekly reports filed by the student. Note: A         ing, and audit reports. Assurance services, reviews, and compilations are
Criminal Background check and drug screening may be required by the             also covered.
Internship site.                                                                Prerequisite(s): ACCT302
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore status and the completion of ACCT220,
ACCT302, BUSN210, MGMT211; minimum 2.70 GPA in the major and 2.70               ACCT350 Accounting Information Systems                                   3 CR
GPA cumulative.                                                                 This course examines the information flow through accounting systems
                                                                                including documentation, the recording process, and financial statements.
ACCT301 Intermediate Accounting I                                     4 CR      The use of internal controls in the accounting system is emphasized. Case
This course reviews the fundamental accounting process studied in               studies will be used to analyze and evaluate accounting systems.
ACCT202 and continues with a more comprehensive study of the major cat-         Prerequisite(s): ACCT220 and ACCT301
egories of the balance sheet and statement of cash flow and income state-
ments. Students will also be introduced to applicable APB and FASB              ACCT381/382/383 International Accounting                         variable CR
pronouncements and related topics. Note: A grade of C or better is required     This course explores accounting in an international context. Students learn
to take the next course in the sequence.                                        about accounting concepts while studying in another nation. Students reflect
Prerequisite(s): ACCT202                                                        upon the accounting practices of their country of study. This course may be tai-
                                                                                lored regarding content, time, and credit offered in accordance with a student’s
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ACCT401 Internal Auditing I                                           3 CR       ACCT490 Accounting Internship                                               3 CR
This course examines the differences between internal and external auditing.     Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.
Students will learn how to evaluate and develop internal controls by incor-      This bachelor-level Accounting Internship is the integration of previous
porating the COSO framework, CobiT, and Sarbanes-Oxley. The course               classroom instruction with new learning acquired through on-the-job work
focuses on the organizing, planning, performing, and directing of internal       experience. The employment experience should be related as closely as
audits; formulating corporate governance policies and procedures; and the        possible to the student’s major field and individual interest. In general,
communicating of findings. Note: A grade of C or better is required to take      150–200 hours of career-related work time shall be required at the employ-
the next course in the sequence.                                                 ment site and evidenced by weekly reports filed by the student. Note: A
Prerequisite(s): ACCT213, ACCT320 and ACCT350                                    Criminal Background check and drug screening may be required by the
                                                                                 Internship site.
ACCT402 Internal Auditing II                                          3 CR       Co-requisite(s): BUSN488T for BBA/MBA Honors Accountancy Program
This course focuses on and quality control internal audits. Students will        only
learn about continuous assurance, XBRL and OLAP, as well as other devel-         Prerequisite(s): Junior status, Business Foundations completed, ACCT302;
oping tools. Other factors involved with internal auditing—such as HIPAA         minimum 2.70 GPA in the major and 2.70 GPA cumulative.
compliance, quality assurance, ISO standards, and disaster recovery and
business continuity planning—will also be covered.                               ACCT495 Accounting Issues and Research                                      4 CR
Prerequisite(s): Completion of ACCT401 with a C grade or above                   This course is a summative capstone for the accounting program. Students
                                                                                 will utilize and build upon their previous accounting and business knowl-
ACCT415 Advanced Accounting Topics                                    3 CR       edge. Current accounting issues and topics will be identified and discussed.
This course is designed to further develop the student’s analytical and inter-   Students will identify current accounting issues related to their particular
pretive skills in accounting for business mergers and acquisitions, partner-     interest and demonstrate both comprehensive accounting knowledge and
ships and global accounting.                                                     integration of writing competencies by conducting research, assessing
Prerequisite(s): ACCT302                                                         sources, writing a research paper, and presenting the results.
ACCT420 Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting                    3 CR       Co-requisite(s): BUSN488T
This course is a study of accounting and reporting practices used in state       Prerequisite(s): Last semester; major courses complete or taken concur-
and local governmental units as required by the Governmental Accounting          rently.
Standards Board and the accounting and reporting practices used in not-
for-profit entities as required by the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
The unique accounting requirements of college, university, and hospital
accounting are introduced in the course.
                                                                                 Arabic (ARAB)
                                                                                 ARAB111 Beginning Arabic I                                                  3 CR
Prerequisite(s): ACCT302
                                                                                 This first semester Arabic course is an introduction to listening, speaking,
ACCT421 EDP Computer Auditing                                         3 CR       reading and writing skills, and Arabic-speaking cultures. The course recog-
This course is designed to cover the techniques of computer auditing. The        nizes the practical importance of language with special emphasis on speak-
course provides the student with an in-depth view of computer auditing           ing skills. It assumes no previous knowledge of the language. Students learn
activities, computer information system control, design and implementation       basic vocabulary and language structure, and begin exploring diverse seg-
of audit tests, computer-aided audit tools and techniques, and electronic        ments of Arabic-speaking cultures. Note: A grade of C or better is required
commerce systems.                                                                to take the next course in the sequence.
Prerequisite(s): ACCT320
                                                                                 ARAB121 Beginning Arabic II                                                 3 CR
ACCT461 CMA Prep Financial Planning/Performance Control 3 CR                     This second semester Arabic course is a continuation of language skills and
Introduction to CMA Credential and CMA Learning System; Section A:               cultural understanding in ARAB111. The course recognizes the practical
Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting; Section B: Performance                      importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills. Students
Measurement; Section C: Cost Management; Section D: Internal Controls;           expand their vocabulary, language structure, and continue examining
Section E: Professional Ethics. This course is primarily focused on prepar-      diverse Arabic-speaking cultures.
ing students to pass Part I of the CMA exam. This course is designed as a        Prerequisite(s): Completion of ARAB111 with a C or above
continuing study of cost management and cost control techniques. Included
                                                                                 ARAB211 Intermediate Arabic I                                               3 CR
in the course is the study of management accounting planning and control
                                                                                 The third semester Arabic course is a continuation of language, skills and cul-
techniques and decision-making and performance evaluation techniques.
                                                                                 tural understanding at an intermediate level. The course recognizes the practi-
Such techniques include relevant costing, the budget process, capital budg-
                                                                                 cal importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills. Students
eting, inventory and production management, and organizational perform-
                                                                                 continue to expand their vocabulary and language structure, and deepen their
ance evaluation.
                                                                                 understanding of diverse Arabic-speaking cultures. Note: A grade of C or bet-
Prerequisite(s): ACCT213 and it is recommended that this course be com-
                                                                                 ter is required to take the next course in the sequence.
pleted in one of the last semesters before graduation in order to prepare for
                                                                                 Prerequisite(s): ARAB121
CMA Examination.
                                                                                 ARAB221 Intermediate Arabic II                                              3 CR
ACCT462 CMA Prep Financial Decision Making                             3 CR
                                                                                 The fourth semester Arabic course is a continuation of language skills and cul-
Introduction to CMA Credential and CMA Learning System; Section A:
                                                                                 tural understanding from ARAB211. The course recognizes the practical impor-
Financial Statement Analysis; Section B: Corporate Finance; Section C:
                                                                                 tance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills. Students continue
Decision Analysis and Risk Management; Section D: Investment Decisions;
                                                                                 to expand their vocabulary and language structure, and build a well-rounded
Section E; Professional Ethics. This course is designed to enhance learning
                                                                                 view of diverse Arabic-speaking cultures.
from earlier courses with a focus on financial statement analysis. Students
                                                                                 Prerequisite(s): Completion of ARAB211 with a C or above
are challenged to analyze financial statements with the ability to construct
and communicate strategic decisions. Additionally they have to demonstrate       ARAB311 Arabic for the Professions                                          3 CR
an understanding of risk management throughout this process. Lastly, the         A course designed for students pursuing the language specialty. This course
students are taught to use this ability to ultimately make investment deci-      follows a language needs approach which consists of developing content
sions.                                                                           based on the needs and interests of students and their prospective majors.
Prerequisite(s): ACCT213 and it is recommended that this course be com-          Students will relate information studied in other subjects to their learning of for-
pleted in one of the last semesters before graduation in order to prepare for    eign language. Concentration will be on preparing students with specific lan-
CMA Examination.                                                                 guage and usage in relevant cultural contexts in their intended careers.
                                                                                 Instruction will utilize target language.
                                                                                 Prerequisite(s): ARAB221



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                                                                                   BIOL121 Anatomy and Physiology I                                         3 CR
Biology (BIOL)
All BIOL prefixed courses taken as requirements in the Nursing programs
                                                                                   This course provides an in-depth introduction to the structure and function
                                                                                   of the human body, and is designed for the future health care professional.
require a C+ or better grade for successful completion.                            Students will learn anatomical and physiological terminology as it relates to
                                                                                   body systems, directional terminology, homeostatic mechanisms, and other
BIOL110 Foundations of Cell Biology                                     3 CR       fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology. The human body will be
This course provides a foundation in fundamental biological and cellular           studied at the cellular, tissue, organ, organ system, and organism levels.
concepts common to plants, animals, and microorganisms. Topics include             Students will understand interrelationships between the integumentary,
the chemical and molecular basis of life, metabolism, cellular reproduction,       skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. Students will review the
principles of inheritance, and evolution.                                          natural developmental and aging processes that occur in each system.
                                                                                   Note: A grade of C or better is required to take the next course in the
BIOL110L Foundations of Cell Biology Lab                                1 CR       sequence. There is a $50.00 software fee included in this course.
This course is designed to provide the laboratory fundamentals of biological       Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOL110L
science at the cellular level. Students will focus on the scientific method,       Co-requisite(s): BIOL121L
cellular structure and function, cellular energetics, photosynthesis, cellular     Prerequisite(s): BIOL110
respiration, genetics, and heredity. A $115.00 lab and insurance fee is
charged in this course. *Note: The lab portion designated as BIOL110V is           BIOL121L Anatomy and Physiology I Lab                                    1 CR
taught in a virtual format.                                                        This laboratory course provides an in-depth introduction to the structure and
Co-requisite(s): BIOL110                                                           function of the human body, and is designed for the future health care pro-
                                                                                   fessional. Students will learn anatomical and directional terminology, home-
BIOL111 Organisms and Populations                                       3 CR       ostatic mechanisms, and other fundamental principles of anatomy and
This second semester course provides a foundation in the study of biologi-         physiology. The human body will be studied at the cellular, tissue, organ,
cal systems at the organismal level. Students are introduced to structure          organ system, and organism levels. Students will understand interrelation-
and physiology of living organisms, evolution and general ecological princi-       ships between the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and
ples.                                                                              endocrine systems through laboratory exercises. Note: A grade of C or bet-
Co-requisite(s): BIOL111L or BIOL111V                                              ter is required to take the next course in the sequence. A $115.00 lab and
Prerequisite(s): BIOL110 and BIOL110L or BIOL110V                                  insurance fee is charged in this course.
BIOL111L Organisms and Populations Lab                                  1 CR       Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOL110L
This course is designed to provide the fundamental of biological science at        Co-requisite(s): BIOL121
the organismal level in a virtual lab setting. Students will focus on the scien-   Prerequisite(s): BIOL110
tific method, evolution, biodiversity, plant and animal physiology, and ecolo-     BIOL122 Anatomy and Physiology II                                        3 CR
gy. A $115.00 lab and insurance fee is charged in this course. *Note: The lab      This course expands on previously gained knowledge in the anatomy and
portion designated as BIOL111V is taught in a virtual format.                      physiology of the human body. Students will continue to learn anatomical
Co-requisite(s): BIOL111                                                           and physiological terminology as it relates to body systems. Students will
Prerequisite(s): BIOL110 and BIOL110L or BIOL110V                                  integrate the structure and functioning of the cardiovascular, lymphatic,
BIOL115 Anatomy and Physiology                                                     immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems with mate-
with Human Disease I                                                    4 CR       rial from earlier courses. Students will also review the natural developmental
This course is the first of a two semester sequence that provides a founda-        and aging processes that occur in each system. Note: There is a $50.00
tion in human anatomy, physiology and the disease process for students in          software fee included in this course.
the Health Information Management and Allied Health programs. Students             Co-requisite(s): BIOL122L
will learn anatomical and physiological terminology, homeostatic mecha-            Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL121/BIOL121L with a C grade or above
nisms, and other fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology. Each            BIOL122L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab                                   1 CR
organ system will be studied with emphasis on the relationship between             This laboratory course expands on previously gained knowledge in the
systems. Common disease processes, disease characteristics and treat-              anatomy and physiology of the human body. Students will integrate the
ments (including phamacological interventions) will be introduced. Note: A         structure and functioning of the cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respira-
grade of C or better is required to take the next course in the sequence.          tory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems with material from earlier
There is a $100.00 software fee included in this course.                           courses through laboratory exercises. A $115.00 lab and insurance fee is
BIOL116 Anatomy and Physiology                                                     charged in this course.
with Human Disease II                                                   4 CR       Co-requisite(s): BIOL122
This course is the second of a two semester sequence that provides a foun-         Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL121/BIOL121L with a C grade or above
dation in human anatomy, physiology and the disease process for students           BIOL131 Introduction to Human Disease                                    3 CR
in the Health Information Management and Allied Health programs. This              This course introduces concepts of pathophysiology in a systemic manner
course expands on previously gained knowledge in the anatomy and physi-            by comparing the functioning of the human body in normal and diseased
ology of the human body. Students will continue to learn anatomical and            states. Students will integrate information relating to the etiology, presenta-
physiological terminology as it relates to body systems. Students will inte-       tion, evaluation, treatment, and prevention of common human diseases.
grate the structure and functioning of the cardiovascular, lymphatic,              Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOL120
immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems with mate-
rial from earlier courses. Students will also review diseases, disease             BIOL211 Microbiology                                                     3 CR
processes, conditions, symptoms and treatments (including pharmacologi-            This course presents a comprehensive overview of the role of microbes in
cal interventions) related to the body systems. Note: There is a $100.00 soft-     disease processes, and is designed for the student in health sciences.
ware fee included in this course.                                                  Students compare human microbial pathogens with respect to their struc-
Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL115 with a C grade or above                     ture, function, host selection, reservoirs, modes of transmission, host
                                                                                   effects, and vulnerability to various treatment regimens.
BIOL120 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology                            4 CR       Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOL110L
This course provides the student with the essential principles of anatomy          Co-requisite(s): BIOL211L
and physiology including introductory chemistry concepts, cell and tissues         Prerequisite(s): BIOL110
studies and the structure and function of the following organ systems:
integumentary, musculoskeletal, nervous, sensory, endocrine, respiratory,          BIOL211L Microbiology Lab                                                1 CR
digestive, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, urinary and reproductive sys-        This laboratory course presents a comprehensive overview of the role of
tems. Students will study the human body using a system-by-system                  microbes in disease processes, and is designed for the student in health
approach.                                                                          sciences. Students learn skills applicable to the clinical laboratory, including
                                                                                   aseptic techniques, microbial culture, serology testing, and antimicrobial

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resistance testing. Students also compare human microbial pathogens with           normed exam that covers the basic core business concepts of accounting,
respect to their structure, function, reservoirs, modes of transmission, host      information systems, marketing, and management. Note: A $75.00 exam fee
effects, and vulnerability to various treatment regimens. A $115.00 lab and        is charged in the course. This course is graded on a Pass/Fail basis.
insurance fee is charged in this course.                                           Prerequisite(s): All Foundations of Business courses completed
Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOL110L
Co-requisite(s): BIOL211                                                           BUSN303 Business Research                                                3 CR
Prerequisite(s): BIOL110                                                           This course emphasizes information literacy in the context of business
                                                                                   research. The differences between primary and secondary research are
BIOL310 Nutrition                                                       3 CR       explored and the student will achieve an understanding of the research
This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of nutrition and      process. Specifically, the course develops the skills necessary to define a
its use in therapy. Students will study the metabolism of nutrients and will       business problem, set research objectives, conduct an effective secondary
perform nutritional assessments of both healthy and diseased individuals of        information search, collate, evaluate, synthesize and present information
all ages. Food preparation, safety, and unique food customs of major cultur-       which results in sound strategic business recommendations. Students
al groups will also be presented.                                                  demonstrate the ability to apply and interpret statistics in the data analysis.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL120, BIOL115 or BIOL121/BIOL121L                              Prerequisite(s): BITS211, MGMT211, MKTG211 and STAT220

BIOL312 Pathophysiology                                                 4 CR       BUSN311 Business Planning for Entrepreneurs                              3 CR
This course expands students’ understanding of human disease, the effect           This course provides an in-depth business planning experience focused espe-
of heritable factors and aging on disease processes, and the potential for         cially to the scope, scale and needs of the business entrepreneur in develop-
prevention of specific diseases. Students will evaluate case studies with          ing a new venture. Students will be able to learn and immediately apply
regard to the etiology, history, presentation, evaluation, treatment, and pre-     knowledge and skills they developed as they build a comprehensive business
vention of multi-system human diseases. Students will employ critical think-       plan that incorporates financial, marketing and long range planning methods.
ing in the application of didactic material to clinical nursing practice.          Prerequisite(s): BUSN120, FINC223, MGMT211 and MKTG211
Prerequisite(s): BIOL211/211L
                                                                                   BUSN488T BBA Major Field Test                                            0 CR
*All BIOL courses completed for the Medical School Partnership require a           This course is for students nearing completion of their Bachelor of Business
“C” or better grade for successful completion.                                     Administration degree. The course will have only one class meeting which is
                                                                                   for the completion of the Major Field Test. The Major Field Test is a nationally-

Business (BUSN)                                                                    normed exam that tests over core business concepts of accounting, eco-
                                                                                   nomics, statistics, marketing, information systems, and management. Note:
                                                                                   A $75.00 exam fee is charged in the course. This course is graded on a
BUSN120 Introduction to Business                                        3 CR       Pass/Fail basis.
This course provides a broad study and analysis of the philosophy, environ-        Prerequisite(s): Senior status; taken concurrently with program capstone
ment, and language of business. It introduces students to contemporary             (ACCT495, ACCT490 for BBA/MBA Honors Accountancy only, BUSN495,
business principles, practices, and terminology. Students also gain an             FINC490 or FINC495, HRMG453, MKTG441 or PSMG441)
understanding and appreciation of the private free enterprise system. The
major functional areas of business, including short and long-term financing        BUSN495 Business Planning Capstone                                       4 CR
(including the securities market), forms of ownership, banking, marketing,         This business capstone course integrates the knowledge, skills and abilities
and management are examined. A $30.00 simulation access fee is charged             acquired by students as they pursue management or business degrees, and
in this course.                                                                    applies them in development of a long-range business plan for a small- to
                                                                                   medium-sized firm, or a division of a larger organization. As a capstone,
BUSN210 Professional Ethics                                             3 CR       course content will draw upon student understanding of operations, finance,
This course explores applied ethics, focusing on social and professional sit-      accounting, human resources, management, marketing and other key cor-
uations especially in the fields of business, law, and technology. Students        porate functions. Through creation of a business plan, students will demon-
learn ethical theory as they examine the complexities of ethical dilemmas.         strate mastery of both strategic and tactical planning. A $55.00 simulation
Students also compare and contrast ethical and moral systems. In addition,         access fee is charged in this course.
students apply creative and critical thinking to ethical dilemmas involving        Co-requisite(s): BUSN488T
professional and social responsibility.                                            Prerequisite(s): FINC223 or FINC235, BUSN303 or MKTG412 and achieved
                                                                                   senior status
BUSN225 International Business                                          3 CR
This course focuses on the international dimensions of business by clarify-
ing and classifying country differences with regard to political economy.
International Trade Theory, Foreign Direct Investment, and the Global              Business Information and Technology
Monetary System are explained. Emphasis is placed on competing in the
global marketplace. International business situations dealing with trade, eth-
ical dilemmas and globalization are examined with the use of proper case
                                                                                   Systems (BITS)
analysis techniques.                                                               BITS101 Computer Essentials                                              3 CR
Recommended Prerequisite(s): BUSN120                                               This course is designed for novice computer users. The primary focus is the
Prerequisite(s): MGMT211                                                           development of keyboarding ability since this skill is a prerequisite to com-
                                                                                   puting success. Other areas to be studied include configuring the Windows
BUSN265 Entrepreneurship                                                3 CR       desktop and managing files with Windows Explorer. Students will also learn
This course provides foundational knowledge of the entrepreneurial process         the basics of operating a computer for simple word processing tasks,
and its applications in new ventures and other aspects of business manage-         searching the Internet, and effectively using e-mail.
ment. It addresses the elements of a good business plan, and explains how
to build new venture teams and secure financial support. Using case analy-         BITS105 Skill Building on the Computer                                   1 CR
sis, simulations and experiential learning, the student will develop the ability   (2 contact hours)
to recognize and evaluate new business opportunities and define basic              This course offers students in all majors an opportunity to improve their key-
strategies for enterprise growth and development. This is the first course the     boarding ability. Through extensive skill-building exercises and reinforce-
Entrepreneurship Specialty.                                                        ment of proper keying techniques, students improve in speed and accuracy
Prerequisite(s): BUSN120, MGMT211 and MKTG211                                      on the computer keyboard. Proofreading methods and the ergonomics of
                                                                                   keyboarding are also studied. Students entering this course should know
BUSN288T ABA Major Field Test                                           0 CR       the basics of keyboarding and be able to key at a speed of 25 correct words
This course is for students nearing the completion of their Associate of           per minute.
Business Administration degree. This course has one class meeting in which         Recommended Prerequisite(s): Keyboarding skill of 25 words per minute
the Major Field Test will be administered. The Major Field Test is a nationally-


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BITS209 Dynamic Presentations                                            1 CR      screening may be required by the Internship site.
Students create dynamic, computerized presentations using the advanced             Prerequisite(s): Sophomore status; BUSN210, and BITS214; minimum 2.5
tools of professional-caliber presentation software. Students will learn to        cumulative grade point average and 2.3 in the major.
enhance presentations with custom animations, transitions, action controls,
and a variety of multimedia objects. In addition to design techniques, stu-
                                                                                   BITS301 Image Editing Applications                                        3 CR
                                                                                   Students create, edit, and prepare graphics for print publications and web
dents study the tools for professionally delivering a presentation within vari-
                                                                                   sites using professional image editing software. A project approach gives
ous environments. This course is recommended for all students who will
                                                                                   students an advanced-level of understanding of photo editing and design
need to make polished presentations in their career.
                                                                                   for a variety of media formats. Students will create dynamic artwork using
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100
                                                                                   layers, color commands, painting tools, filters, typeface design, and many
BITS211 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet                          3 CR      other image techniques. Upon successful completion of this course, stu-
Students create and manipulate spreadsheets with MS Excel to solve busi-           dents will have the prerequisite skills to take applicable certification testing.
ness applications. It is expected that students have a familiarity with spread-    Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100 and CISP220
sheet software, as the course quickly progresses to advanced features,
including data validation, linked workbooks, pivot tables, lookup functions,
                                                                                   BITS302 Graphic Illustration Software                                     3 CR
                                                                                   This course introduces students to professional digital illustration software.
solver, and scenario manager. By the end of the semester, students will have
                                                                                   Students will learn to create everything from simple graphics, icons, and text
the prerequisite skills to take applicable certification testing.
                                                                                   to complex, multi-layered illustrations for print publications, multimedia pre-
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100
                                                                                   sentations, or the web. Students learn to draw illustrations electronically,
Prerequisite(s): MATH125
                                                                                   transform objects, work in layers, and create special effects with patterns,
BITS212 Microcomputer Applications: Database                             3 CR      brushes, and filters.
Students learn to create and manipulate databases to solve business appli-         Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100
cations. The course begins with the basic structure and configuration of
tables, queries, forms, and reports. It then advances to more complex
                                                                                   BITS303 Web Authoring Applications                                        3 CR
                                                                                   Students learn to create effective and attractive web pages through the use
queries, custom forms and reports, macros, and the integration of databas-
                                                                                   of a popular web authoring program. Topics of study include layout, typog-
es with the web and other programs. At the end of the semester, students
                                                                                   raphy, graphics, navigation, and color techniques. Students learn the appro-
combine these features into a functional database which has a user-friendly
                                                                                   priate use of tables, image maps, cascading style sheets, toolbars, and
interface. By the end of the semester, students will have the prerequisite
                                                                                   palettes. Publishing and maintaining a website are also integral components
skills to take applicable certification testing.
                                                                                   of this course. Students will have created many functional and aesthetic
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100
                                                                                   web pages upon completion of this course. Upon successful completion of
BITS213 Microcomputer Applications:                                                this course, students will have the prerequisite skills to take applicable certi-
Desktop Publishing                                                       3 CR      fication testing.
Students learn to design high-quality, marketable publications with industry-      Recommended Prerequisite(s): BITS301
standard page composition software. Sample projects include newsletters,           Prerequisite(s): CISP220
brochures, letterheads, business cards, and on-line materials. Publication
design principles and software competency are integral components of this
course. Students work on team projects and pre-press activities which are
critical components of desktop publishing.
                                                                                   Chemistry (CHEM)
                                                                                   All CHEM prefixed courses taken as requirements in the Nursing programs
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100                                               require a C+ or better grade for successful completion.
BITS214 Microcomputer Applications:                                                CHEM150 Foundations in Chemistry                                          3 CR
Word Processing                                                          3 CR      This course emphasizes general chemistry principles, including introductory
This course expands on prior word processing knowledge. Students study             topics in organic chemistry and biochemistry for the health professions stu-
advanced commands and features of industry-standard word processing                dent.
software for production of various business documents. Some areas of               Co-requisite(s): CHEM150L
study include macros, mail merge, sharing data, compiling specialized              Prerequisite(s): MATH125
tables, collaborative tools, and forms. Upon successful completion of this
course, students will have the prerequisite skills to take applicable certifica-   CHEM150L Foundations in Chemistry Lab                                     1 CR
tion testing.                                                                      This course is an introduction to general chemistry laboratory principles and
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100                                               techniques that accompanies CHEM 150. Emphasis is placed on fundamen-
                                                                                   tal chemistry principles, organic chemistry, and biochemistry for the health
BITS221 Administrative Procedures                                        4 CR      professions student. A $115.00 lab and insurance fee is charged in this
This course prepares students to support an administrative department in a         course.
variety of office tasks. Students compose business documents, file corre-          Co-requisite(s): CHEM150
spondence, use proper telephone technique, process mail, make travel               Prerequisite(s): MATH125
arrangements, and plan meetings. A focus throughout the course is busi-
ness etiquette and professionalism as related to the duties of an administra-      CHEM160* General Chemistry I                                              3 CR
tive assistant.                                                                    This course is the first semester of a two semester course. This course
Prerequisite(s): CISP111 or CISP112 and ENGL110                                    introduces the student to the basic theories and concepts in chemistry.
                                                                                   Topics that will be covered include: atomic structure, chemical bonding, sto-
BITS290 Business Info Tech Internship                                    3 CR      ichiometry, gas laws, thermochemistry, quantum theory, states of matter and
Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.                  solutions.
This associate-level Business Information Technology and Systems                   Co-requisite(s): CHEM160L or CHEM160V
Internship is the integration of previous classroom instruction with new           Prerequisite(s): MATH125
learning acquired through on-the-job work experience. The employment
experience shall be closely related to the student’s major field and individual    CHEM160L* General Chemistry I Lab                                         1 CR
interest. In general, 150–200 hours of career-related work time shall be           This laboratory course supplements the learning in CHEM160. It is an intro-
required at the employment site and evidenced by weekly reports filed by           duction to fundamental principles and techniques of chemistry. Emphasis is
the student. Students will be given information concerning placement site          placed on basic chemical theories, stoichiometry, properties of solutions,
possibilities; however, responsibility for selection by the internship employer    gas laws, and thermochemistry applications. A $115.00 lab and insurance
rests with the student. The internship may be either paid or unpaid. An            fee is charged in this course. *Note: The lab portion designated as
appropriate faculty member and the placement site supervisor will evaluate         CHEM160V will be taught in a virtual format.
the student’s performance. Note: A Criminal Background check and drug              Co-requisite(s): CHEM160
                                                                                   Prerequisite(s): MATH125

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CHEM161* General Chemistry II                                           3 CR      CHIN121 Beginning Chinese II                                              3 CR
This is the second semester of a two semester sequence. This course               This second semester Chinese course is a continuation of language skills
expands on previously gained knowledge and introduces the student to              and cultural understanding in CHIN111. The course recognizes the practical
additional basic theories and concepts in chemistry. Topics that will be cov-     importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills. Students
ered include: reaction rates, chemical equilibrium, acid-base equilibria, ther-   expand their vocabulary, language structure, and continue examining
modynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, chemistry of                     diverse Chinese-speaking cultures.
metals/nonmetals and organic chemistry.                                           Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHIN111 with a C or above
Co-requisite(s): CHEM161L or CHEM160V
Prerequisite(s): CHEM160 and CHEM160L or CHEM160V                                 CHIN211 Intermediate Chinese I                                            3 CR
                                                                                  The third semester Chinese course is a continuation of language, skills and
CHEM161L* General Chemistry II Lab                                      1 CR      cultural understanding at an intermediate level. The course recognizes the
This course expands on the topics explored in CHEM160L. Emphasis is               practical importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills.
placed on basic chemical theories, acid-base properties, equilibrium, kinet-      Students continue to expand their vocabulary and language structure, and
ics, electrochemistry and qualitative analysis. A $115.00 lab and insurance       deepen their understanding of diverse Chinese-speaking cultures. Note: A
fee is charged in this course. *Note: The lab portion designated as               grade of C or better is required to take the next course in the sequence.
CHEM161V will be taught in a virtual format.                                      Prerequisite(s): CHIN121
Co-requisite(s): CHEM161
Prerequisite(s): CHEM160 and CHEM160L or CHEM160V                                 CHIN221 Intermediate Chinese II                                           3 CR
                                                                                  The fourth semester Chinese course is a continuation of language skills and
CHEM250* Organic Chemistry I                                            3 CR      cultural understanding from CHIN211 The course recognizes the practical
This is the first semester of a two semester sequence. This course intro-         importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills. Students
duces students to the fundamental concepts necessary for understanding            continue to expand their vocabulary and language structure, and build a
organic molecules and their significance in biological systems. Topics            well-rounded view of diverse Chinese-speaking cultures.
include classes of organic compounds, nomenclature, covalent bonding,             Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHIN211 with a C or above
stereochemistry, spectroscopy and reaction mechanisms.
Co-requisite(s): CHEM250L                                                         CHIN311 Chinese for the Professions                                       3 CR
Prerequisite(s): CHEM161 and CHEM161L or CHEM161V                                 A course designed for students pursuing the language specialty. This course
                                                                                  follows a language needs approach which consists of developing content
CHEM250L* Organic Chemistry I Lab                                       1 CR      based on the needs and interests of students and their prospective majors.
This laboratory course highlights the concepts learned in lecture. Students       Students will relate information studied in other subjects to their learning of
will learn and employ techniques for the preparation, isolation, purification     foreign language. Concentration will be on preparing students with specific
and characterization of organic molecules. A $115.00 lab and insurance fee        language and usage in relevant cultural contexts in their intended careers.
is charged in this course. *Note: The lab portion designated as CHEM250V          Instruction will utilize target language.
will be taught in a virtual format.                                               Prerequisite(s): CHIN221
Co-requisite(s): CHEM250
Prerequisite(s): CHEM161 and CHEM161L or CHEM161V

CHEM255* Organic Chemistry II                                           3 CR      Communications (COMM)
This is the second semester of a two semester sequence. Topics include            COMM120 Presentation Techniques                                           3 CR
structure and reactions of aromatic compounds, carbonyl compounds, car-           This course introduces and applies the theories and principles of effective
bohydrates, amino acids, and lipids; nomenclature of organic compounds;           communication to a variety of interpersonal, social and business situations.
synthesis; and reaction techniques.                                               Students learn to organize and present clear, logical messages to specific
Co-requisite(s): CHEM255L                                                         audiences. They develop confidence in public speaking and increase their
Prerequisite(s): CHEM250 and CHEM250L or CHEM250V                                 ability to inform and persuade listeners. They also implement critical thinking
                                                                                  and listening skills. Finally, students exhibit the skills and tools necessary to
CHEM255L* Organic Chemistry II Lab                                      1 CR
                                                                                  construct, organize, and deliver effective speeches. Note: Online sections
This course is a continuation of the first semester lab course. Students will
                                                                                  will have a $65.00 lab and book fee included with tuition charges.
gain more experience in multistep synthesis and analysis of products. A
$115.00 lab and insurance fee is charged in this course. *Note: The lab por-      COMM311 Organizational Communication                                      3 CR
tion designated as CHEM255V will be taught in a virtual format.                   This course is designed to develop the skills and attitudes necessary for
Co-requisite(s): CHEM255                                                          effective communication in business and professional settings. Successful
Prerequisite(s): CHEM250 and CHEM250L or CHEM250V                                 students will be able to evaluate the cultural dynamics of an organization as
                                                                                  well as to develop effective strategies of leadership and to enhance internal
CHEM310* Biochemistry                                                   4 CR
                                                                                  and external communication, problem-solving and collaborative decision-
The fundamentals of biochemistry will be presented, emphasizing a broad
                                                                                  making abilities.
understanding of chemical events in living systems in terms of metabolism
and structure-function relationships of lipids, amino acids, proteins, and        COMM313 Small Group Communication                                         3 CR
nucleic acids. An understanding of the metabolic basis of disease and rele-       This course is a practical as well a theoretical introduction to small group
vance to human physiology and medicine is highlighted.                            dynamics designed to provide opportunities for developing and improving
Prerequisite(s): CHEM250 and CHEM250L or CHEM250V                                 group communication skills. Successful students will be able to evaluate
                                                                                  strategies and techniques necessary for effective group leadership and to
*These courses are offered for the Medical School Partnership. All CHEM
                                                                                  develop the skills necessary for conducting and participating in small group
courses completed for the Partnership require a “C” or better grade for suc-
                                                                                  discussions, problem-solving and decision-making.
cessful completion.
                                                                                  COMM315 Intercultural Communication                                       3 CR

Chinese (CHIN)                                                                    This course presents communication as an interaction among people who
                                                                                  are culturally different, whether it is because of ethnicity, nationality, self-
                                                                                  determination, gender, or age. Because of the changing global community,
CHIN111 Beginning Chinese I                                             3 CR      intercultural communication is vital to each person’s life. Successful stu-
This first semester Chinese course is an introduction to listening, speaking,     dents will be able to evaluate and apply strategies and techniques neces-
reading and writing skills, and Chinese-speaking cultures. The course recog-      sary to employ effective communication between cultures.
nizes the practical importance of language with special emphasis on speak-        Prerequisite(s): COMM120 and ENGL109
ing skills. It assumes no previous knowledge of the language. Students learn
basic vocabulary and language structure, and begin exploring diverse seg-
ments of Chinese-speaking cultures. Note: A grade of C or better is required
to take the next course in the sequence.
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COMM385 Communication Special Topics                                     3 CR      class of variables strings, numeric arrays, sorting, and an introduction to
This course prepares students for communication in organizations using a           data structures. Emphasis will be placed on developing programs to solve
problem-solving process. Students practice critical thinking, persuasive           practical problems. Note: A grade of C or better is required to take the next
strategies, interpersonal communication, teamwork, and current technology          course in the sequence.
while addressing orally and in writing the needs of multiple audiences within      Co-requisite(s): CISP250 or MATH250
organizations. Topics include audience analysis, informative and persuasive        Prerequisite(s): CISP111
writing strategies, research strategies, and the style, tone, organization, and
graphics used in organizations. Students prepare documents such as the
                                                                                   CISP232 C++ Programming II                                            3 CR
                                                                                   This course is a continuation of CISP231 C++ Programming I. Students
proposal, feasibility study, progress report, case study, and PowerPoint
                                                                                   learn to design, code, test, and debug programs using object-orientated
slides for oral presentations.
                                                                                   techniques. Emphasis is placed upon topics such as problem solving, pro-
Prerequisite(s): ENGL109 and COMM120
                                                                                   gramming structure, arrays, strings, pointers, classes, inheritance, polymor-
                                                                                   phism, constructors, copy constructors, destructors, overloading operators,

Computer Information Systems and                                                   virtual functions, I/O file streams, and data files. Students learn how to
                                                                                   strengthen problem solving skills and analytical techniques as they apply to

Programming (CISP)                                                                 their programs a variety of data types, input/output, operators, decisions,
                                                                                   looping, and functions.
                                                                                   Prerequisite(s): Completion of CISP231 with a C grade or above
CISP100 Introduction to Computers                                        3 CR
This course introduces students to computer hardware, software, and termi-         CISP233 C# Programming I                                              3 CR
nology. Hands-on lab exercises will be extensive and focused on Internet           This is an introductory course in C# programming. Students are presented
usage, file management, and microcomputer software (word processing,               with fundamental programming concepts, program structure, language syn-
spreadsheet, database, and presentation).                                          tax, and the semantics of C# utilizing the .NET Framework. Emphasis will be
Recommended Prerequisite(s): Keyboarding 25 wpm                                    placed on the design, development, and testing of programs used to solve
                                                                                   practical problems. Note: A grade of C or better is required to take the next
CISP111 Systems Foundations                                              3 CR      course in the sequence.
This course surveys the main components of the business systems cycle.             Co-requisite(s): CISP250 or MATH250
The five phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) (systems              Prerequisite(s): CISP111
planning, system analysis, systems design, systems implementation, and
system operation and support) will be investigated. Students will look at          CISP234 C# Programming II                                             3 CR
how many of the typical business needs are incorporated into a business            This continuing course in C# exposes students to Object-Oriented
system. These may include invoicing, accounts receivable, order entry,             Programming and Object-Oriented Analysis and Design techniques.
inventory, accounts payable, payroll, manufacturing, and sales/marketing.          Students will design, develop, and test applications used to solve practical
Participation in a group project, site visit, or case study will give students a   problems. Topics explored include classes, inheritance, polymorphism, inter-
sense of group dynamics in real-world systems development projects.                faces, database access, extensible markup language, and network program-
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100                                               ming.
                                                                                   Prerequisite(s): Completion of CISP233 with a C grade or above
CISP112 Applied Information Technology                                   3 CR
This course introduces students to the foundations of information technolo-        CISP237 Java Programming I                                            3 CR
gy, systems and management processes used in today’s global business               This course focuses on programming using the Java language. The Java
environment. Topics include hardware, software, database management,               programming language will be used in a hands-on environment. This course
networks and Internet technologies, as well as an overview of the system           introduces students to the JAVA compiler and the JAVA run time environ-
development process. Students will gain a business perspective and knowl-          ment. Students will be introduced to the concepts of object-oriented pro-
edge of common management information systems such as: automation                  gramming and design. The course will cover Java expressions, classes,
and support systems; strategic information systems; enterprise resource            inheritance, variables, operators, and flow control statements. Note: A grade
planning systems. The security, privacy and ethical implications of informa-       of C or better is required to take the next course in the sequence.
tion technology will also be explored.                                             Co-requisite(s): CISP250 or MATH250
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP100                                               Prerequisite(s): CISP111

CISP211 E-Business Foundations                                           3 CR      CISP238 Server Side Scripting I                                       3 CR
This course is an introduction to the world of electronic business—business        This course combines application development with the web. Topics include
activities carried out electronically via the Internet. Main topic areas include   building dynamic database-driven web sites such as online storefronts, pay-
Internet-based technologies used to create new business opportunities,             ment systems, and back-end business integration. Microsoft Active Server
business strategies for e-commerce, hardware and software requirements             Pages (ASP) will be covered. As the industry continues to evolve, other soft-
for e-business activities, security concerns, and payment systems. A discus-       ware will be substituted to replace outdated languages and applications.
sion of social networking tools and their impact on current businesses will        Note: A grade of C or better is required to take the next course in the
be discussed. Marketing techniques, business models and decision-making            sequence.
processes regarding Internet-based technologies and business decisions             Prerequisite(s): CISP232, CISP234, CISP239, or CISP242
will be discussed.
Prerequisite(s): CISP111 or CISP112
                                                                                   CISP239 Java Programming II                                           3 CR
                                                                                   This course investigates advanced topics in object-oriented programming
CISP220 Web Page Applications                                            3 CR      using the Java programming language. Data structures, Trees, Linked Lists,
This course covers tools for rapid deployment of common and complex                Abstract Data Types, Binary Trees, Graphs, Searching and Sorting
Web solutions. Students will use current techniques to develop, publish, and       Algorithms are covered.
maintain the most complex of web sites. Topics covered include interfaces,         Prerequisite(s): Completion of CISP237 with a C grade or above
forms, interactive content, media, and e-commerce technologies. Specific
skills will be developed in the use of HTML, DHTML (Dynamic Hypertext
                                                                                   CISP241 Visual BASIC Programming I                                    3 CR
                                                                                   Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic for Windows is designed as a
Markup Language), CSS and JavaScript.
                                                                                   beginning programming course. This course teaches programming concepts
Co-requisite(s): CISP250 or MATH250
                                                                                   using a task-driven rather than a command-driven approach. Students will
Prerequisite(s): CISP111 or CISP112
                                                                                   explore the fundamentals of object-oriented programming and designing
CISP231 C++ Programming I                                                3 CR      applications they are likely to encounter in the workplace. Note: A grade of
This is an introductory course in C++ programming. Students learn funda-           C or better is required to take the next course in the sequence.
mental programming concepts including structured programming, opera-               Co-requisite(s): CISP250 or MATH250
tions on data and decision-making, looping, recursion, pointers, scope and         Prerequisite(s): CISP111


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CISP242 Visual BASIC Programming II                                      3 CR       CISP310 Server Side Scripting II                                        3 CR
This course is a continuation of Visual BASIC Programming I. Emphasis will          This course extends the concepts successfully learned in CISP238; Server
be placed on how to work with databases from within Visual Basic. Other             Side Scripting I. Advanced concepts in server side scripting will be intro-
topics include utilizing class modules, creating DLL’s, utilizing common con-       duced, including ASP, XML and PHP. Topics will include CGI and Perl pro-
trols and the Windows API functions, and deploying and debugging an                 gramming, database connectivity, and advanced web scripting. Students
application.                                                                        will build dynamic, database-integrated web applications that meet real-
Prerequisite(s): Completion of CISP241 with a C grade or above                      world web authoring practices.
                                                                                    Prerequisite(s): CISP234 or CISP242 and CISP238
CISP244 Introduction to Gaming Theory                                    3 CR
This course will present an overview of game theory and emphasize the               CISP311 Database Systems                                                4 CR
ideas behind the theory rather than their mathematical expression. Topics           This course covers the use of a relational database management system
will include Nash equilibrium, mixed strategy equilibrium, and extensive,           (RDBMS) in the design and development of database systems. Topics
competitive and repetitive games.                                                   include the use of SQL, DDL, stored procedures, indexes, constraints, trig-
Prerequisite(s): CISP231 or CISP233                                                 gers, user management, query optimization, and administrative tasks.
                                                                                    Prerequisite(s): CISP247
CISP246 3D Modeling                                                      3 CR
This course provides the student with an introduction to 3D modeling.               CISP312 Data Structures                                                 3 CR
Students will utilize polygonal and NURBS modeling to develop surfaces,             A continuation of Object Oriented Programming, this course investigates
shapes, and basic animations. Topics covered include lighting, rendering,           advanced topics in technically-oriented programming. Data structures, trees,
paint effects, and particles.                                                       linked lists, abstract data types, and object-oriented programming are intro-
Prerequisite(s): BITS301                                                            duced.
                                                                                    Prerequisite(s): CISP232, CISP234, CISP239 or CISP242
CISP247 Database Design                                                  3 CR
This course will examine the major types or data models of Database                 CISP313 Computer Selection and Training                                 3 CR
Management Systems (DBMS): hierarchical, network, relational, and object-           This course will create the ability to conduct the business planning process
oriented. The principles and problems of database design, operation, and            and training programs for implementing a computer system. The needs
maintenance for each data model will be discussed and compared. Topics              assessment step will be studied and desired computer output will be deter-
that will be covered include design theory, query language, relational              mined. Request for proposal (RFP) will be developed. Using the results of a
expressions, SQL, stored procedures, client-server interfaces, entity-              RFP, the student will conduct an evaluation of hardware and software prod-
relationship diagrams, normalization, and database security.                        ucts (including packages). Written documentation in the form of corporate
Prerequisite(s): BITS212, CISP111 or CISP112                                        policy and procedures will be developed.
                                                                                    Prerequisite(s): CISP111 or CISP112
CISP250/MATH250 Discrete Structures                                      3 CR
This course applies fundamental ideas in discrete structures and mathemati-         CISP316 Web Design                                                      3 CR
cal reasoning. Topics include elementary logic and set theory, functions and        In this intermediate to advanced web design course students apply the main
relations, induction and recursion, elementary algorithm analysis, counting         web site production processes with particular emphasis on design elements
techniques, and introduction to computability. Fundamental techniques               involving layout, navigation and interactivity. Hands-on web design exercises
include graph theory, Boolean algebra, and trees. Techniques and topics will        will be taught using state of the art software. Design techniques will be dis-
form the foundation for subsequent programming language courses.                    cussed and implemented into a functional website that the student will cre-
Prerequisite(s): CISP111 or CISP112 and MATH130 or MATH135                          ate in the course.
                                                                                    Prerequisite(s): BITS303
CISP253 Perl/Python Scripting                                            3 CR
Perl and Python programming languages are both cross platform in nature             CISP325 Data Mining                                                     3 CR
and can be used on Windows, Linux/Unix and Mac OS systems. This                     This course will cover the theory of machine learning and data mining
broad-based capability makes the Perl/Python Scripting languages highly             as fundamental applications of artificial intelligence and statistics. Topics
useful in the field of technology. Both languages are highly capable in             will include decision trees, neural networks, logistic regression, data prepa-
stream editing of data, data manipulation and parsing, which are program-           ration and modeling, clustering, classification, entity associations, deviation
ming capabilities required in IT Forensics.                                         detection, and link analysis. Techniques will be applied to various profes-
Co-requisite(s): CISP250 or MATH250                                                 sional sectors, including finance, credit rating, fraud detection, database
Prerequisite(s): CISP111                                                            marketing, customer relationship management, and stock market invest-
                                                                                    ments.
CISP280 Artificial Intelligence                                          3 CR       Prerequisite(s): CISP280
This course will present an introduction to the field of Artificial Intelligence.
Topics will include problem solving, search techniques (including game play-        CISP335 Game Development                                                3 CR
ing), inductive learning, decision trees, reasoning, and natural language           This course will cover the conventional models and methodologies of com-
understanding.                                                                      puter game design and development. Topics will include the history of
Prerequisite(s): CISP250                                                            games, graphics, multimedia animation, interactive fiction, and game devel-
                                                                                    opment environments. Lectures and hands-on exercises will stress game
CISP290 Computer Information Systems Internship                          3 CR       design, virtual reality simulations, and the evaluation of human play experi-
Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.                   ences.
This associate-level Computer Information Systems Internship is the integra-        Prerequisite(s): CISP244
tion of previous classroom instruction with new learning acquired through
on-the-job work experience. The employment experience should be related             CISP370 3D Game Development                                             3 CR
as closely as possible to the student’s major field and individual interest. In     This course will extend the concepts learned and applied in Game Design
general, 150–200 hours of career-related work time shall be required at the         (CISP335) to the 3D environment. Topics will include advanced design and
employment site and evidenced by weekly reports filed by the student.               architecture, creation of 3D game and simulation development, and interac-
Students will be given information concerning placement site possibilities;         tive virtual environments. Lecture and hand-on exercises will stress applica-
however, responsibility for selection by the internship employer rests with         tion creation and execution in a 3D context.
the student. The internship may be either paid or unpaid. An appropriate            Prerequisite(s): CISP335
faculty member and the placement site supervisor will evaluate the student’s
performance. Note: A Criminal Background check and drug screening may               CISP381/382/383 International CIS                               variable CR
be required by the Internship site.                                                 This course explores Computer Information Systems (CIS) or e-Business in
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore status; BUSN210, CISP111, and CISP241; min-              an international context. Students learn about CIS or e-Business concepts
imum 2.5 cumulative grade point average and 2.3 in the major.                       while studying in another nation. Students reflect upon the CIS or e-
                                                                                    Business practices of their country of study. This course may be tailored
                                                                                    regarding content, time, and credit offered in accordance with a student’s

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international study and pending approval from the appropriate associate           Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP232, CISP239 or CISP242
dean.                                                                             Prerequisite(s): Junior status, CISP238 or CISP242; minimum 2.5 cumula-
                                                                                  tive grade point average and 2.3 in the major.
CISP401 Systems Analysis and Design                                    3 CR
The major concepts of systems analysis and design are reinforced. The stu-
dent will learn how to provide management for projects that employ the
methods of data gathering, fact-finding and input/output design. Using case
                                                                                  Economics (ECON)
problems, students will implement the techniques of system development            ECON200 Microeconomics                                                 3 CR
and project management. In preparation for the role of a systems analyst or       This course introduces students to economics. Students learn the basics of
designer, students will be expected to use all of the skills and techniques of    supply and demand; the market economy; elasticity; the foundation of con-
an advanced analyst to research a complex project.                                sumer demand; the theory of the business firm and costs of production; the
Prerequisite(s): CISP111 and the Object Oriented Language Sequence I              market structures of perfect competition, monopoly, oligopoly, and monopo-
and II                                                                            listic competition; theories of labor unions and wages; antitrust policy; and
                                                                                  the microeconomic view of international business.
CISP405 B2B E-Commerce                                                 3 CR
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): ENGL109 and MATH125
This course explores the variety of methods that companies are using to
improve their purchasing and logistics activities with Internet- and Web-         ECON201 Macroeconomics                                                 3 CR
based technologies. Main topics covered include MRP and ERP concepts,             This course introduces students to economics, the schools of economic
buy-side and sell-side services, XML/EDI document interchange, supply             thought, and international economics. Students learn the methodology, con-
chain management, and logistics activities.                                       cepts, and terminology of macroeconomics, including principles, theories,
Prerequisite(s): CISP211 and CISP220                                              and tools. They also study banking, money, the Federal Reserve System,
                                                                                  and monetary theory. In addition, macroeconomic problems such as infla-
CISP410 Systems Integration                                            3 CR
                                                                                  tion, unemployment, economic growth, and globalization are discussed.
This course will apply enterprise resource planning (ERP) and Enterprise
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): ENGL109 and MATH125
Application Integration (EAI) to business processes, systems and software
implementations, and project planning spanning global entities. The ERP           ECON385 Economics Special Topics                                       3 CR
framework will be applied to business processes planning to implement             This course explores economic phenomena in various contexts. Students
specifications and measure success benchmarks. Topics include the ERP             learn in-depth the significance and implications of economic theory and its
framework, software implementation, EDI, XML, flat files, systems planning        applications in business and public policy.
and implementation, and methodologies for evaluating success using ERP.           Prerequisite(s): ECON200 or ECON201
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP405
Prerequisite(s): CISP312

CISP420 Distributed Architectures                                      3 CR
This course will provide an overview of networked computing, the systems
                                                                                  English (ENGL)
                                                                                  ENGL021 English/Reading Applications                                   3 CR
and applications supporting and surrounding them. The autonomous nature
                                                                                  A pre-college level course that extends students’ knowledge of the writing
of distributed computing, as well as design and implementation issues, is
                                                                                  process, as well as higher-level reading, study skills, and critical thinking
examined. Topics include complexity management, concurrency, protocols,
                                                                                  techniques. Building on existing skills, students develop strategies for
security, performance, networking, reliability, fault-tolerance, and middle-
                                                                                  prewriting, writing, revising, and editing using various methods of develop-
ware. Distributed systems studied will include client-server computing, dis-
                                                                                  ment. In addition, students apply strategies for effective reading, vocabulary
tributed objects, peer-to-peer, distributed file systems, multicast
                                                                                  building, and critical thinking, as well as learning how to access and sum-
communication, distributed shared memory, web services and the WWW
                                                                                  marize information from electronic sources. Students review grammar and
architecture.
                                                                                  punctuation as needed. Mastery of these skills is an essential component of
Prerequisite(s): CISP247 and NETW101
                                                                                  academic and career success. Note: This course is graded A - C or NC but
CISP430 Operating Systems                                              3 CR       the earned grade is not used in calculating semester or cumulative GPA.
This course investigates operating system structure and design. Topics            Prerequisite(s): Appropriate test scores. Students must complete a writing
include computer system structures, processes, threads, CPU scheduling,           sample on first day of class.
memory management, virtual memory, I/O, protection, and security. Recent
                                                                                  ENGL109 Composition                                                    3 CR
advances in operating system theory will be investigated.
                                                                                  This course introduces students to expository, persuasive and professional
Prerequisite(s): CISP312
                                                                                  writing. Students write a variety of documents, including responses to class
CISP448 Collaborative Game Development                                 3 CR       readings and to case studies. Employing the steps in the writing process,
This course will focus on 2D and 3D game design and development through           students compose essays and basic professional documents. Students ana-
virtual and physical collaboration. Topics will include the design process,       lyze information and audience to improve form and content. Students are
problem solving methods, interdisciplinary team work, current industrial          also introduced to the research process and to library research in order to
practice, and simulation process capabilities. Comprehensive activities will      complete a short research project using the American Psychological
include application specifications, design, prototyping, implementation, test-    Association Style.
ing and documentation.                                                            Prerequisite(s): Appropriate test scores or successful completion of ENGL
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CISP370                                              021. Student must also successfully complete an essay on the first day of
Prerequisite(s): CISP335                                                          class.

CISP490 Computer Information Systems Internship                        3 CR       ENGL110 Advanced Composition                                           3 CR
Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.                 This course further develops the skills in expository and persuasive writing
This bachelor-level Computer Information Systems Internship is the integra-       that were introduced in ENGL 109, English Composition. Students develop
tion of previous classroom instruction with new learning acquired through         critical thinking through the creation of essays and documents that use
on-the-job work experience. The employment experience should be related           argumentation and persuasion. As a team, students collaborate to present a
as closely as possible to the student’s major field and individual interest. In   required assignment to the class. Students learn to research, evaluate, and
general, 150–200 hours of career-related work time shall be required at the       incorporate information from both primary and secondary sources, to docu-
employment site and evidenced by weekly reports filed by the student.             ment secondary sources using APA format, and to analyze information and
Students will be given information concerning placement site possibilities;       audiences to improve form and content. Note: Online sections will have a
however, responsibility for selection by the internship employer rests with       $95.00 lab and book fee included with tuition charges.
the student. The internship may be either paid or unpaid. An appropriate          Prerequisite(s): ENGL109
faculty member and the placement site supervisor will evaluate the student’s
performance. Note: A Criminal Background check and drug screening may
be required by the Internship site.
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ENGL220 Literary Worlds                                                  3 CR       is graded A - C or NC but the earned grade is not used in calculating
This course introduces students to a variety of literary works, including           semester or cumulative GPA.
poetry, drama, short fiction and the novel. Students learn to analyze the the-      Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP012, ESLP032 and ESLP042
matic and stylistic elements of literary works. They also learn to interpret lit-   Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 37-45, TOEFL PBT score of 420-449,
erary works by developing a single point and supporting it with specific            or COMPASS score of 200-229 (combined).
examples from the text. Students learn to identify historical, social, and
intellectual trends that affect literary works. In addition, they will recognize
                                                                                    ESLP023 Advanced Writing                                               3 CR
                                                                                    This pre-college level course is designed to increase students’ fluency and
how literature can enrich our lives by reflecting upon common personal and
                                                                                    confidence in communicating through writing. The emphasis in this course
professional situations.
                                                                                    is on writing multi-paragraph essays for academic, professional, and per-
Prerequisite(s): ENGL110
                                                                                    sonal situations; emphasis will be placed on the 5-paragraph essay. A vari-
ENGL311 Professional Writing                                             3 CR       ety of rhetorical modes will be addressed in this course. Note: This course is
This course develops the written and presentation skills necessary for suc-         graded A - C or NC but the earned grade is not used in calculating semes-
cess in professional, supervisory, or managerial positions. Emphasis on             ter or cumulative GPA.
communication in both on-paper and digital media is included. Students              Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP013, ESLP033 and ESLP043
also learn to use a variety of formats, styles, and delivery systems to             Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 46-53, TOEFL PBT score of 450-475,
achieve the clear, concise, and professional communication required to              or COMPASS score of 230-264 (combined).
communicate in global markets. To stress the importance of workplace
communication, students create a major professional document as a team.
                                                                                    ESLP032 Intermediate Grammar                                           3 CR
                                                                                    This pre-college level course allows students to master the fundamentals of
Note: Online sections will have a $65.00 book fee included with tuition
                                                                                    English grammar and teaches them how to utilize grammar structures in
charges.
                                                                                    writing and speaking. Students study simple verb tenses, pronouns and pro-
Prerequisite(s): ENGL110 and COMM120
                                                                                    noun agreement, modal auxiliaries, comparisons, gerunds, infinitives, pas-
ENGL385 Literature Special Topics                                        3 CR       sive voice, and articles. Note: This course is graded A - C or NC but the
This course introduces students to a specialized study of literary works. The       earned grade is not used in calculating semester or cumulative GPA.
study may be based upon a common author, a common theme, a common                   Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP012, ESLP022 and ESLP042
literary period, or a common literary genre (such as poetry, drama, short fic-      Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 37-45, TOEFL PBT score of 420-449,
tion, non-fiction, biography or the novel). Students learn to recognize the         or COMPASS score of 200-229 (combined).
elements shared by an author’s work, a theme, a period or a genre.
Students learn to analyze the thematic and stylistic elements of the special-
                                                                                    ESLP033 Advanced Grammar                                               3 CR
                                                                                    This pre-college level course is designed to introduce students to advanced
ized literary works. They also learn to interpret literary works by developing
                                                                                    verb tenses, complex modal auxiliaries and formation, conditionals, adverb
a single point and supporting it with specific examples from the text.
                                                                                    clauses of time, adjective clauses, noun clauses, direct quotes and reported
Students learn to go beyond the summary of literary works to an analysis of
                                                                                    speech. The emphasis in this course is on introducing students to advanced
them, using common literary terms.
                                                                                    grammatical structures. Note: This course is graded A - C or NC but the
Prerequisite(s): ENGL110
                                                                                    earned grade is not used in calculating semester or cumulative GPA.
                                                                                    Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP013, ESLP023 and ESLP043

English as a Second Language (ESLP)                                                 Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 46-53, TOEFL PBT score of 450-475,
                                                                                    or COMPASS score of 230-264 (combined).
ESLP012 Intermediate Listening and Speaking                              3 CR       ESLP042 Intermediate Reading                                           3 CR
This pre-college level course reviews the elements of listening skills such as      This pre-college level course is designed to further develop literacy skills of
phrase and information retention, comprehension, differentiation of sounds          the ESL student. The student is introduced to increasingly difficult and
and words, recognition of grammar applications in controlled and natural lis-       academically-oriented reading material. Continued vocabulary development
tening situations, and vocabulary related to everyday interactions and aca-         and word recognition strategies are also addressed. Students study critical
demic circumstances. For speaking skills, the course focuses on                     thinking, main idea, summarizing, and inferencing skills. Note: This course is
conversation skills: interpretations, inference and discourse in interpersonal,     graded A - C or NC but the earned grade is not used in calculating semes-
academic, and professional situations to prepare students to enter class-           ter or cumulative GPA.
room settings and cope with social and cultural demands. Note: This course          Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP012, ESLP022 and ESLP032
is graded A - C or NC but the earned grade is not used in calculating               Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 46-53, TOEFL PBT score of 450-475,
semester or cumulative GPA.                                                         or COMPASS score of 230-264 (combined).
Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP022, ESLP032 and ESLP042
Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 37-45, TOEFL PBT score of 420-449,              ESLP043 Advanced Reading                                               3 CR
or COMPASS score of 200-229 (combined).                                             This pre-college level course is designed to prepare the student for reading
                                                                                    academic and professional material. Students learn to summarize and take
ESLP013 Advanced Listening and Speaking                                  3 CR       notes on the reading selections. Students continue to develop their sight-
This course increases students’ ability to identify pertinent information by        word vocabularies and comprehend longer, more challenging reading mate-
listening to passages of an academic nature and participate successfully in         rial. Also students will practice relating readings to writing and speaking
conversational experiences they will encounter in academic settings. It pre-        assignments. Note: This course is graded A - C or NC but the earned grade
pares them for entry into courses in their major area of study. The course          is not used in calculating semester or cumulative GPA.
also helps students to determine the main idea and supporting details and           Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP013, ESLP023 and ESLP033
write comprehensible, concise, and usable notes. It prepares students to be         Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 46-53, TOEFL PBT score of 450-475,
able to speak without hesitation in informal and academic situations. Note:         or COMPASS score of 230-264 (combined).
This course is graded A - C or NC but the earned grade is not used in cal-
culating semester or cumulative GPA.                                                ESLP124 Enhanced Writing                                               3 CR
Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP023, ESLP033 and ESLP043                           This course is designed to prepare the student for advanced stages of aca-
Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 46-53, TOEFL PBT score of 450-475,              demic and professional writing. The emphasis in this course is on writing
or COMPASS score of 230-264 (combined).                                             compositions of 2-3 pages, using sophisticated vocabulary, and advanced
                                                                                    grammar structure. Students will also be asked to complete a short research
ESLP022 Intermediate Writing                                             3 CR       assignment and begin case analysis.
This pre-college level course is designed to prepare students to express            Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP134
themselves clearly in writing for academic, professional, and personal situa-       Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 54-60, TOEFL PBT score of 478-499,
tions. The emphasis in this course is on developing extended paragraphs             COMPASS score of 265-289 (combined), or completion of ESLP23 and
and short responses. Students will also be introduced to multi-paragraph            ESLP033 with a grade of C or better.
essays. Sentence-level work will be reviewed as needed. Note: This course


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ESLP134 ESL Integrated English Skills                                    3 CR      FINC221 Financial Analysis                                              3 CR
This course is designed to focus on the integrated skills - reading, writing,      This course is an introduction to the analysis and interpretation of financial
speaking and listening - that are evaluated on the Test Of English as a            statements and supplementary financial information. Topics covered include
Foreign Language Internet-based Test (TOEFL® iBT) - reading, writing,              interpretation of financial statements, application of analysis techniques to
speaking, and listening - that students need in order to demonstrate pre-          determining trends for financial forecasting, analysis of various industries
paredness in content-based, college-level courses. Students will also study        and companies, and other related topics. The course also introduces stu-
research techniques and style formats. The emphasis in this course is inte-        dents to computer applications in finance and the utilization of financial data
grating and using these four skills in authentic, academic settings. Grammar       bases in financial decision-making. The microcomputer will be utilized to
skills will be discussed in the writing portion as needed.                         research financial issues, access financial information, and analyze and
Recommended Co-requisite(s): ESLP124                                               interpret corporate financial statements.
Prerequisite(s): TOEFL iBT score of 54-60, TOEFL PBT score of 478-499,             Prerequisite(s): ACCT202 and BITS211
COMPASS score of 265-289 (combined), or completion of ESLP013 and
ESLP43 with a grade of C or better.                                                FINC222 Behavioral Finance                                              3 CR
                                                                                   This class is an introduction to the effect of psychology on the behavior of
                                                                                   people in the financial field, such as portfolio managers, financial planners,
Environmental Science (ENVS)                                                       investors, brokers, etc. The forces that determine risk-taking behavior in the
                                                                                   field of investing will be explored, forces that include greed, hope, and fear.
ENVS125 Introduction to Environmental Studies                            3 CR      The class discusses the effect of human reactions on important aspects of
This course focuses on issues pertaining to environmental awareness and            market behavior and price movements. Issues include the errors committed
sustainability. Students will gain an understanding of the various compo-          by financial practitioners who rely on rules of thumb when making invest-
nents of the Earth System and the complex relationship between humanity            ment decisions or processing information, the effect of investors’ biased
and the global environment. Students will analyze and discuss current envi-        reactions to public announcements about securities, and the effect of per-
ronmental issues, as well as currently proposed solutions, and debate their        ceptions of risk and return characteristics of various asset classes on port-
likely impact upon present and future generations. Relevant concepts from          folio management and security selection. A comparison of technical and
natural and social sciences will be utilized to critically and creatively evalu-   fundamental analysis strategies and their relationship with behavioral finance
ate specific issues of environmental awareness and sustainability as they          is also discussed. Cases demonstrating the application of behavioral con-
relate to business, health, and technology.                                        cepts to finance will be used.
                                                                                   Prerequisite(s): FINC215


Finance (FINC)                                                                     FINC223 Entrepreneurial Finance                                         3 CR
                                                                                   This applied approach course focuses on the financial life-cycle of a new
                                                                                   business venture. Students become familiar with the primary financial activi-
FINC211 Corporate Finance                                                3 CR
                                                                                   ties associated with launching, managing and exiting a business. Application
This course covers the fundamental principles of corporate finance.
                                                                                   activities involve students in financial goal setting, financial report prepara-
Students will be introduced to various methods of company analysis, the
                                                                                   tion and analysis, forecasting, financial management (including raising capi-
term structure of interest rates, the relationship between risk and return,
                                                                                   tal and proper cash management) as well as business valuation and exit
time value of money principles, security analysis, cost of capital and capital
                                                                                   strategies.
structure, and capital budgeting techniques.
                                                                                   Prerequisite(s): FINC211 and MGMT211
Prerequisite(s): ACCT202
                                                                                   FINC230 Financial Planning and Insurance                                3 CR
FINC212 Advanced Corporate Finance                                       3 CR
                                                                                   This course is a study of financial planning and wealth-creation techniques
This advanced course deals with topics concerning financial management
                                                                                   for individuals. Case studies will be utilized to evaluate and establish finan-
and strategy. Theoretical as well as practical topics are discussed. Topics
                                                                                   cial goals of individuals. Tax considerations, fringe benefits, investment
include financial planning and forecasting, the management of capital, and
                                                                                   techniques, insurance, and retirement and estate planning will also be dis-
risk analysis in capital budgeting, as well as the working theories of capital
                                                                                   cussed. Students will learn the application of well-established models and
structure and dividend policy. Students increase their analytical and
                                                                                   methods in personal financial planning and will be acquainted with con-
problem-solving abilities in finance through the use of case studies and
                                                                                   cepts, logic methodology, and terms used in the field. Current thinking and
integrated PC software in applying various topics facing the modern
                                                                                   developments in the field of financial planning will be presented. The subject
financial manager.
                                                                                   of risk management will also be covered, including the various types of
Prerequisite(s): FINC211
                                                                                   insurance: life, health, disability, long-term care, and property, as well as
FINC215 Investment Planning                                              3 CR      liability insurance. Regulatory, ethical, and legal issues will be discussed.
This course is an introduction to investment fundamentals, including risk and      Prerequisite(s): FINC215
return; investment information sources; market indexes; analysis of the econ-
                                                                                   FINC235 Financial Analysis for Business Managers                        3 CR
omy, industry and companies; and investments in stocks, bonds, and mutual
                                                                                   This case study-based course examines the fundamentals of financial analy-
funds. Students will also be introduced to international investing, active ver-
                                                                                   sis from a business manager’s perspective, focusing on the analysis of
sus passive investment strategies, fundamental and technical analyses, and
                                                                                   financial information when making strategic business decisions. Topics cov-
other investment vehicles such as options, warrants, and convertibles.
                                                                                   ered include the practical interpretation of financial statements along with
Prerequisite(s): FINC211
                                                                                   the utilization of various analytical techniques including ratio, common-size
FINC220 Money and Banking                                                3 CR      and trend analysis. Critical thinking and problem solving will incorporate the
This course is a study of the United States banking system, as well as how         analysis of competitor and industry financial information.
the government and the Federal Reserve Board influence bank operations             Prerequisite(s): FINC211, MGMT211 and MKTG211
and US monetary policy. Students will become acquainted with the princi-
                                                                                   FINC290 Finance Internship                                              3 CR
ples of monetary theory and how the banking system is a key player in its
                                                                                   Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.
implementation. Building on concepts learned in macroeconomics, topics
                                                                                   This associate-level Finance Internship is the integration of previous class-
will include the structure of the financial services industry; regulatory struc-
                                                                                   room instruction with new learning acquired through on-the-job work experi-
ture of the banking industry; the bank planning process; the functions of the
                                                                                   ence. The employment experience should be related as closely as possible
central bank; and an introduction to international banking. Students will
                                                                                   to the student’s major field and individual interest. In general, 150–200 hours
increase their analytical and problem-solving abilities in finance, while learn-
                                                                                   of career-related work time shall be required at the employment site and evi-
ing to analyze monetary and fiscal policy as practiced by the Federal
                                                                                   denced by weekly reports filed by the student. Note: A Criminal Background
Reserve. Students will also study banks’ financial statements and will be
                                                                                   check and drug screening may be required by the Internship site.
introduced to credit analysis, investment management, and loan administra-
                                                                                   Prerequisite(s): Sophomore status and the completion of BUSN210,
tion.
                                                                                   FINC211, FINC221, MGMT211; minimum 2.70 GPA in the major and 2.70
Prerequisite(s): ECON200 or ECON201 and FINC211
                                                                                   GPA cumulative.

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FINC301 Retirement Plan/Employee Benefits                                3 CR       room instruction with new learning acquired through on-the-job work experi-
This course covers the principles of retirement planning. Students will exam-       ence. The employment experience should be related as closely as possible
ine defined contribution plans and defined benefit plans for the private sec-       to the student’s major field and individual interest. In general, 150–200 hours
tor, as well as retirement plans for nonprofit and governmental entities. The       of career-related work time shall be required at the employment site and evi-
class will also cover the retirement plan design, the plan’s installation and       denced by weekly reports filed by the student. Note: A Criminal Background
administration issues, retirement plan distributions, nonqualified executive        check and drug screening may be required by the Internship site.
benefit plans, and other topics.                                                    Co-requisite(s): BUSN488T
Prerequisite(s): FINC211                                                            Prerequisite(s): Junior status, all Business Foundations courses completed,
                                                                                    ACCT301, FINC212, FINC221, FINC402; minimum 2.70 GPA in the major
FINC310 Real Estate Finance                                              3 CR       and 2.70 GPA cumulative.
This course is a study of real estate as an investment and the strategies uti-
lized in determining desirable properties. Students will discuss financing          FINC495 Financial Plan Development                                     3 CR
techniques including syndication, real estate investment trusts, mortgages,         In this course, a student will demonstrate his or her ability to integrate and
and seller-financed properties. Cash flow analysis and financial evaluation         apply knowledge of financial planning topics through the completion of case
techniques will also be explored. Students will learn real estate concepts          studies and experiential opportunities. Such opportunities will include the
and financing techniques and will get exposure to the vast array of financing       development of a financial plan and the presentation of his or her planning
alternatives in real estate and how tax and legal concepts are applied to           recommendations.
evaluate financing options for the acquisition of real estate investments.          Co-requisite(s): BUSN488T
Prerequisite(s): ACCT201                                                            Prerequisite(s): Last semester; major courses complete or taken concur-
                                                                                    rently
FINC320 International Finance                                            3 CR
This course is a study of the operations of the international finance commu-
nity. The course will emphasize the flow of funds, exchange rate determina-
tion and forecasting, management of economics, translation and transaction
                                                                                    French (FREN)
exposures, and the financing of international trade. The international mone-        FREN111 Beginning French I                                             3 CR
tary system, foreign exchange trading, and the problems that occur in inter-        This first semester French course is an introduction to listening, speaking,
national markets will also be discussed. There will be a discussion of the          reading and writing skills, and French-speaking cultures. The course recog-
assistance that the banking system provides to the continuing globalization         nizes the practical importance of language with special emphasis on speak-
of business.                                                                        ing skills. It assumes no previous knowledge of the language. Students learn
Prerequisite(s): ECON200 or ECON201                                                 basic vocabulary and language structure, and begin exploring diverse seg-
FINC381/382/383 International Finance                           variable CR         ments of French-speaking cultures. Note: A grade of C or better is required
This course explores finance in an international context. Students learn            to take the next course in the sequence.
about finance concepts while studying in another nation. Students reflect           FREN121 Beginning French II                                            3 CR
upon the finance practices of their country of study. This course may be tai-       This second semester French course is a continuation of language skills and
lored regarding content, time, and credit offered in accordance with a stu-         cultural understanding in FREN111. The course recognizes the practical
dent’s international study and pending approval from the appropriate                importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills. Students
associate dean.                                                                     expand their vocabulary, language structure, and continue examining
FINC401 Estate Planning                                                  3 CR       diverse French-speaking cultures.
This class covers the estate planning process and its goals. The methods of         Prerequisite(s): Completion of FREN111 with a C or above
estate transfer at death as well as during life are discussed. The various tax      FREN211 Intermediate French I                                          3 CR
issues that arise with estate planning are examined. Other estate planning          The third semester French course is a continuation of language, skills and
issues and considerations such as estate liquidity and postmortem actions           cultural understanding at an intermediate level. The course recognizes the
are also covered.                                                                   practical importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills.
Prerequisite(s): FINC301                                                            Students continue to expand their vocabulary and language structure, and
FINC402 Portfolio Management                                             3 CR       deepen their understanding of diverse French-speaking cultures. Note: A
This course is an advanced study of portfolio construction, management,             grade of C or better is required to take the next course in the sequence.
and protection. The topics covered include setting portfolio objectives, for-       Prerequisite(s): FREN121
mulating an investment strategy, having a plan for portfolio monitoring and
                                                                                    FREN221 Intermediate French II                                         3 CR
revision, protecting the portfolio when appropriate, and evaluating its per-
                                                                                    The fourth semester French course is a continuation of language skills and
formance. The risk-return characteristics of various investment classes are
                                                                                    cultural understanding from FREN211. The course recognizes the practical
revisited. This is accomplished by covering the mathematics of diversifica-
                                                                                    importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills. Students
tion, a calculation of the correlation and covariance between various asset
                                                                                    continue to expand their vocabulary and language structure, and build a
returns, and the use of these statistical tools in reducing the risk of a portfo-
                                                                                    well-rounded view of diverse French-speaking cultures.
lio. The revision and evaluation of equity portfolios as well as fixed-income
                                                                                    Prerequisite(s): Completion of FREN211 with a C or above
portfolios is presented. Other topics include international diversification, the
efficient frontier, market efficiency, and options.                                 FREN311 French for the Professions                                     3 CR
Prerequisite(s): FINC215                                                            A course designed for students pursuing the language specialty. This course
                                                                                    follows a language needs approach which consists of developing content
FINC403 Health Care Finance                                              3 CR       based on the needs and interests of students and their prospective majors.
This course is an in-depth study of health care financial information. This
                                                                                    Students will relate information studied in other subjects to their learning of
includes analyzing and interpreting financial information, setting fees, under-
                                                                                    foreign language. Concentration will be on preparing students with specific
standing different payment methods health care organizations receive for
                                                                                    language and usage in relevant cultural contexts in their intended careers.
services rendered to patients, and revenue and receivable management.
                                                                                    Instruction will utilize target language.
Other topics include strategic financial planning, the budgeting process,
                                                                                    Prerequisite(s): FREN221
cost variance analysis, and capital project analysis. The class will also cover
the difference between for-profit and not-for-profit health care organizations,
the tax-status of health care organizations, and the function of managed
care organizations.                                                                 Freshman Seminar (FRSM)
Prerequisite(s): ACCT200 or ACCT201

FINC490 Finance Internship                                               3 CR       FRSM100 Career and Education Seminar                                   3 CR
Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.                   This course presents the skills needed for university success and initiates
This bachelor-level Finance Internship is the integration of previous class-        students to career planning and development. Students evaluate their abili-

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ties and interests in order to develop career goals and align these goals with    practical importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills.
an appropriate course of study. Through a career investigation project, stu-      Students continue to expand their vocabulary and language structure, and
dents are introduced to research techniques. Students also improve on aca-        deepen their understanding of diverse German-speaking cultures. Note: A
demic skills necessary to successfully complete university work, such as          grade of C or better is required to take the next course in the sequence.
critical thinking, study techniques, and test taking strategies. In addition,     Prerequisite(s): GRMN121
students are introduced to important dynamics of interpersonal communica-
tion and conflict resolution. The course also orients students to the             GRMN221 Intermediate German II                                         3 CR
University, to the Davenport University Excellence System, and to other ele-      The fourth semester German course is a continuation of language skills and
ments of the Davenport curriculum. (This course is required for all new busi-     cultural understanding from GRMN211. The course recognizes the practical
ness and technology students, except those transferring with 30 or more           importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills. Students
semester credits.)                                                                continue to expand their vocabulary and language structure, and build a
                                                                                  well-rounded view of diverse German-speaking cultures.
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): Completion of GRMN211 with a C or above
Geology (GEOL)                                                                    GRMN311 German for the Professions                                     3 CR
                                                                                  A course designed for students pursuing the language specialty. This course
GEOL120 Astronomy                                                      3 CR
                                                                                  follows a language needs approach which consists of developing content
The general concepts of modern astronomy and cosmology are introduced
                                                                                  based on the needs and interests of students and their prospective majors.
in this class. Students will learn about the general structure of the Solar
                                                                                  Students will relate information studied in other subjects to their learning of
System including the distribution and physical characteristics of the Sun,
                                                                                  foreign language. Concentration will be on preparing students with specific
satellites, planets, dwarf planets, and small solar system objects. The simi-
                                                                                  language and usage in relevant cultural contexts in their intended careers.
larities and differences between the Earth and other astronomical bodies will
                                                                                  Instruction will utilize target language.
be discussed. Theories will be debated concerning the origin and fate of the
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): GRMN221
Universe, the Solar System and its place within the Universe, and the proba-
bility of life beyond Earth. Telescopes will be utilized to view objects within
our Solar System. A $40.00 materials and insurance fee is charged in this
course.                                                                           Global Project Management (GPMT)
GEOL130 Geology of the Southwestern United States                      3 CR       GPMT350 Principles of Project Management                               3 CR
This is a field course. The majority of the instruction takes place off-campus.   Students gain an essential understanding of the discipline and approach to
Students are introduced to the scientific field of geology and apply it           the management of projects in a global environment. Topics explained
through hands-on study in a field setting. Topics will include an overview of     include project definition, resource planning, project scheduling with Gantt
rock and mineral identification and formation, weathering and erosion, earth-     charts, project control, as well as planning and scheduling with limited
quakes, volcanism, erosion and depositional environments, surface water           resources. Topics are explored from both a quantitative and qualitative per-
and groundwater studies and plate tectonics. Students will study these top-       spective. Students learn and utilize project software throughout the course.
ics while hiking through the natural settings in which they exist and learn       Various techniques used in planning, scheduling, ROI, and controlling proj-
about the geologic history of the region(s). The majority of the course will be   ects will be explored and applied through the use of simulations. A $55.00
held in national parks within the southwestern United States. A $15.00            simulation access fee is charged in this course.
insurance fee is charged in this course.                                          Recommended Prerequisite(s): BITS211
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): HINT211 or MGMT211 and STAT220 or MATH140
GEOL140 Physical Geology                                               3 CR
Students are introduced to the scientific field of geology. Students also         GPMT385 Managing Project Schedules                                     3 CR
apply the scientific study of geology in a lab setting. The basic principles of   This course provides an in-depth look at scheduling in the complex world of
biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics are integrated into a concise         global projects. Students will use MS Project as a platform to learn how to
and straight forward application to the study of the Earth and earth process-     plan and create realistic project schedules, network diagrams and work
es. Topics will include an overview of rock and mineral identification and for-   breakdown structures. Additional topics include estimating activity duration,
mation, weathering and erosion, earthquakes, volcanism, erosion and               determining the critical path, corrective actions, and generating reports.
depositional environments, surface water and groundwater studies, and             Students will get plenty of practice using MS Project tools using case stud-
plate tectonics. A $40.00 materials and insurance fee is charged in this          ies to gain real world experience. Course aligns with Project Management
course.                                                                           Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) teachings.
                                                                                  Recommended Prerequisite(s): GPMT350


German (GRMN)                                                                     GPMT400 Financial Management of Projects                               3 CR
                                                                                  This class delves into the financial management aspects of project manage-
                                                                                  ment in a global environment by focusing on activity based forecasting, esti-
GRMN111 Beginning German I                                             3 CR
                                                                                  mating, budgeting, determining earned value, risk management and cost
This first semester German course is an introduction to listening, speaking,
                                                                                  associated with quality assurance. It also includes other project manage-
reading and writing skills, and German-speaking cultures. The course recog-
                                                                                  ment tools and methodologies used in managing global projects. This class
nizes the practical importance of language with special emphasis on speak-
                                                                                  is designed to provide students with a metric for an in depth assessment of
ing skills. It assumes no previous knowledge of the language. Students learn
                                                                                  their desire and commitment toward pursuing a career in global project
basic vocabulary and language structure, and begin exploring diverse seg-
                                                                                  management in the beginning of their educational process.
ments of German-speaking cultures. Note: A grade of C or better is required
                                                                                  Recommended Prerequisite(s): BITS211
to take the next course in the sequence.
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): GPMT350
GRMN121 Beginning German II                                            3 CR       GPMT410 Global Sourcing for Projects                                   3 CR
This second semester German course is a continuation of language skills
                                                                                  This class provides students with an in-depth understanding of sourcing in a
and cultural understanding in GRMN111. The course recognizes the practi-
                                                                                  global environment. Students will develop global contracts and explore cul-
cal importance of language with special emphasis on speaking skills.
                                                                                  tural and ethical differences of managing projects and contracts in a global
Students expand their vocabulary, language structure, and continue examin-
                                                                                  environment. Pragmatic and dynamic regional, legal, cultural and ethical
ing diverse German-speaking cultures.
                                                                                  environments that affect sourcing decisions and management are reviewed.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of GRMN111 with a C or above
                                                                                  Upon successful course completion, students will have a solid basis of
GRMN211 Intermediate German I                                          3 CR       understanding of the requirements and challenges U.S. based corporate
The third semester German course is a continuation of language, skills and        project managers face in negotiating and managing global contracts and
cultural understanding at an intermediate level. The course recognizes the        projects.
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): GPMT350


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GPMT445 Risk Management of Projects                                       3 CR       HLTH101S Introduction to Health Careers Seminar                         0 CR
Students will gain insight and knowledge into managing risk in a global proj-        This seminar is required in the first semester of admission for all transfer
ect environment. Specific topics include identifying and categorizing risks,         students to the College of Health Professions (CoHP) in order to complete
developing a comprehensive risk management plan, and determining proper              the criminal background (CBC) and drug screen (DS) testing required of all
risk response strategies. Emphasis will be placed on qualitative risk analysis       College of Health Profession's students. An introduction to the CoHP
and determining appropriate management reserve levels. Further study will            Student Handbook is included. An $85 fee is charged in this seminar. Note:
examine how risk management can help keep projects on schedule and                   If the CBC/DS process is not completed in the specified time frame, a failing
within budget.                                                                       grade will be given for the course. This seminar is graded on a Pass/Fail
Prerequisite(s): GPMT400 and GPMT410                                                 basis. The College of Health Professions may require that a student repeat
                                                                                     this course.
GPMT490 Project Management Internship                                  3-6 CR
Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.                    HLTH110 Medical Terminology                                             3 CR
This bachelor-level Project Management Internship is the integration of pre-         This course introduces the concept of a system-based approach to learning
vious classroom instruction with new learning acquired through on-the-job            the professional language of those who are directly or indirectly engaged in
work experience. The employment experience should be related as closely              the healing arts. Word building through knowledge, use of prefixes, suffixes,
as possible to the student’s major field and individual interest. In general,        root words, and combining forms is a central theme of this course. Spelling,
200–250 hours of career-related work time shall be required at the employ-           pronunciation, abbreviations, medical symbols, and use of a medical dic-
ment site and evidenced by weekly reports filed by the student. Students             tionary are also emphasized. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass
will be given information concerning placement site possibilities; however,          this course successfully.
responsibility for selection by the internship employer rests with the student.      Co-requisite(s): ENGL109
The internship may be either paid or unpaid. An appropriate faculty member
and the placement site supervisor will evaluate the student’s performance.           HLTH113/PSYC113 Stress Management for Life                              3 CR
Note: A criminal background check and drug screening may be required by              This course explores various techniques used to manage stress and pro-
the Internship site.                                                                 mote personal health throughout life. Students will develop career skills use-
Prerequisite(s): Senior status, GPMT400; minimum 2.5 cumulative grade                ful for assisting health care clients in reducing stress. Various techniques
point average and 2.3 in the major.                                                  that can be used in life to promote a sense of inner control and balance will
                                                                                     also be provided.
GPMT499 Cert Project Mgt Professional (PMP) Prep                          3 CR
This course prepares students for the Project Management Professional                HLTH127/PSYC127 Healthy Living                                          3 CR
(PMP) certification examination developed and conducted by the Project               This course explores the most recent, scientifically-based personal health
Management Institute (PMI). This exam-prep course provides a focused                 information relevant to the entire lifespan. Students critically review health
review of all subject matter for the Project Management Certification. It uses       information from various sources and gain skill in analyzing their own health-
questions from prior certification exams to help students become familiar            related behaviors and attitudes. In the process, students learn strategies,
with the format, content and nature of the exam. Note: Successful comple-            techniques, and behaviors to optimize their own well-being and the well-
tion of this preparatory course does not guarantee the passing exam. In              being of their families.
addition, in order to sit for the Project Management Institute exams, stu-           HLTH202 Death and Dying                                                 3 CR
dents must meet educational and work experience requirements. Please                 This course examines issues and concerns involved in helping patients and
refer to www.pmi.org for specific exam requirements.                                 family members facing the problems of terminal illness and death. Students
Prerequisite(s): GPMT350 or equivalent experience.                                   will be introduced to death-related issues for everyday life, including suicide,
                                                                                     bereavement, euthanasia, and hospice care. Living will and advanced direc-

Health Sciences (HLTH)                                                               tives are discussed. This course also examines current medical concerns
                                                                                     regarding the care and treatment of a terminal patient.
                                                                                     Prerequisite(s): ENGL109
HLTH100 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid                           1 CR
This course provides the student with the BLS for Healthcare Providers               HLTH220 Pharmacology                                                    3 CR
(AHA) and covers core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including            This course focuses on the principles of understanding basic Pharmacology
two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag mask), foreign-body airway                  and the effects medications have on the body and disease. Names of the
obstruction, and automated external defibrillation. The first aid portion            top fifty most commonly used medications, their classification, and side
(Heartsaver First Aid) of the course teaches how to manage illness and               effects will be discussed. Safety with respect to calculation and administra-
injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course con-       tion of medications will be emphasized. Note: A grade of C or better is
tent includes General Principles, Medical Emergencies, and Injury                    required to pass this course successfully.
Emergencies. This course is intended for those who may have a duty to                Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOL120, BIOL115 or BIOL121 and
respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities          BIOL121L
or regulatory requirements. A $55.00 supplies and insurance fee is charged           Prerequisite(s): MATH125
in this course. Note: This course is graded on a Pass/Fail basis.
                                                                                     HLTH230 Health Care Law and Ethics                                      3 CR
HLTH101 Introduction to Health Careers                                    3 CR       This course will provide the opportunity to explore basic law as it is applied
This course is required in the first semester of admission to the College of         to medical issues and the health care community. The student will be intro-
Health Professions (CoHP) and orients the student to the Davenport University        duced to the concepts of medical ethics and will explore the major ethical
College of Health Professions (CoHP) programs. This course is also a primer          issues currently facing health care professionals, with an emphasis on main-
regarding the importance of professionalism in health care and patient privacy       taining the highest legal, moral, and ethical standards in their profession.
including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the       Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.
use of universal precautions and the Occupational Safety and Health                  Prerequisite(s): ENGL109
Administration (OSHA) requirements for the healthcare setting. A review of the
CoHP Student Handbook is included, as well as an introduction to the CoHP            HLTH260 Introduction to Environmental Health                            3 CR
practicum and/or clinical professional practice experience. Students in this         This course is a scientific introduction and exposure to knowledge relating
course will register and complete the required Criminal Background Check             to the origins of and methods of addressing concerns within our geological,
(CBC) and Drug Screen (DS) of all College of Health Profession’s students. This      atmospheric, hydrological environments, interactions between human activi-
course also introduces students to the skills needed for University success as       ties, health and environmental systems. Students will make use of the scien-
well as career planning and development strategies. Students are introduced to       tific method in defining and solving environmental health science problems.
research techniques through a career investigation project. Note: If the CBC/DS      Characterization and control of physical, chemical, biological and radiologi-
portion of the class is not completed in the specified time frame, a failing grade   cal pollutants to air, water, soil, and food will be presented.
will be given for the course. An $85.00 fee is charged in this course and a grade    Prerequisite(s): ENGL110, MATH125 and at least one natural science
of C or better is required to pass these courses successfully.                       course completed

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HLTH270/PSYC270 Dimensions of Aging                                     3 CR      systems for release of information (ROI), coding, chart management,
This course provides the basic knowledge in gerontological psychology and         registries, etc. A $85.00 lab fee is charged in this course. This course
issues that concern the aging population. Students will discuss physical and      requires two hours of lecture and two hours of lab per week (4 contact
mental issues of the aged. Other concerns of the aged, including social,          hours). Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this course
financial, and support systems, will be identified.                               successfully.
Prerequisite(s): ENGL109                                                          Co-requisite(s): CISP112 and HLTH110

HLTH303/PSYC303 Psychosocial Health Concerns                            3 CR      HINT201 Health Information Technology                                   3 CR
This course provides an introduction to the psychosocial growth and devel-        This course provides a detailed understanding of health information systems
opment of the human being through life. Students will explore the interaction     (administrative, patient registration, ADT, EHR, PHR, lab, radiology, pharma-
of the psychological and physiological growth and the particular health con-      cy and others) commonly available and in use in U.S. health care delivery.
cerns that impact each stage of development. Students will be expected to         An emphasis is placed on application of knowledge of document archival,
develop the ability to formulate plans that assist in the resolution of health    retrieval, and imaging systems, screen design, data retrieval and mainte-
care problems that are impacted by psychosocial development.                      nance, and data recovery and risk management. Students are provided an
Co-requisite(s): ENGL110                                                          overview of commonly available software tools used in health care data pro-
                                                                                  cessing today, including an introduction to encoding tools and computer-
HLTH320 Public Health Perspectives                                      3 CR      assisted coding software and voice recognition technology, and system
This course provides the students with an increased understanding of the          architecture and design. Students are introduced to Systematized
role of the health care professional within the larger public health system.      Nomenclature of Medicine (SNOMED-CT), including a brief overview of its
The student will study the structure and function of the public health system     role in the health care delivery system as the basis for an electronic health
at multiple levels. An introduction of epidemiological methods and the appli-     record. $100.00 lab and practice management system fee is charged in this
cation of findings for public health policy, health promotion and disease pre-    course. This course requires two hours of lecture and two hours of lab per
vention are discussed. Synthesizing the didactic materials will allow the         week (4 contact hours). Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this
student to create proposals that address specific public health problems.         course successfully.
Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.        Prerequisite(s): HINT110
Co-requisite(s): ENGL110
                                                                                  HINT203 Health Care Delivery Systems                                    3 CR
HLTH381/382/383 International Health Care                      variable CR        This course provides the student with the knowledge and content of health
This course explores health care in an international context. Students learn      care organizations and the organization of health care delivery. Students
about health care concepts while studying in another nation. Students             gain comprehension of health care providers and disciplines and payment
reflect upon the health care practices of their country of study. This course     and reimbursement systems and a detailed understanding of external stan-
may be tailored regarding content, time, and credit offered in accordance         dards, regulations, and initiatives (licensure, certification, accreditation,
with a student’s international study and pending approval from the appropri-      HIPAA, etc…). In this course students gain understanding and apply knowl-
ate associate dean.                                                               edge of health care statistics and research through study of indices, data-
                                                                                  bases, and registries, vital statistics, health care and descriptive statistics,
HLTH401 Health Care Research                                            3 CR
                                                                                  data selection, interpretation and presentation, and information research
This course will provide the fundamentals of statistical analysis as it applies
                                                                                  techniques. The course requires that the student compute health care statis-
to health care research. The student in this course will also develop a funda-
                                                                                  tics: a solid foundation in Algebra is required. Note: A grade of C or better is
mental understanding of the research process with emphasis on critical
                                                                                  required to pass this course successfully.
reading of published research. Note: A grade of C or better is required to
                                                                                  Recommended Co-requisite(s): HINT110 (for HIT/HIM students)
pass this course successfully.
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): MATH125
Co-requisite(s): ENGL311
Prerequisite(s): STAT219                                                          HINT209 Quality Assurance Health Care                                   3 CR
                                                                                  This course is an introduction of the methods used to define, implement,
HLTH460 Health Promotion and Education                                  3 CR
                                                                                  and monitor total quality management in health care. The principles of the
The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the field of health
                                                                                  quality assessment process and risk management will be emphasized. The
education and promotion and an opportunity to develop skills in needs
                                                                                  course will provide an opportunity for the student to gain skills in collecting
assessment and program planning. The course will review the importance of
                                                                                  and analyzing data through a team approach. Note: A grade of C or better is
health education and promotion in contributing to current public health pro-
                                                                                  required to pass this course successfully.
grams and in addressing public health problems. The course will address
                                                                                  Prerequisite(s): HINT203
how to use planning frameworks for conducting needs assessments and
designing and evaluating health promotion programs.                               HINT211 Health Care Management Foundations                              3 CR
Prerequisite(s): ENGL311                                                          This course provides a foundation in management principles with special
                                                                                  application and focus on the health care industry. The course will focus on

Health Information                                                                organizational resource management in the health care industry including
                                                                                  human resource management, financial and physical resource management,
                                                                                  strategic planning and organizational development. The social, environmen-
Technology/Management (HINT)                                                      tal, and political factors that impact the health care environment will be iden-
                                                                                  tified. Using the 8-step case analysis process from the American
HINT110 Health Record Content                                           3 CR      Management Association, proper case analysis will be applied through the
This course introduces the student to the contents of the health record in        discussion of various health care management-related situations. Note: A
paper- and electronic-based formats. The student will analyze, synthesize         grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.
and evaluate the contents of the health record gaining a detailed under-          Co-requisite(s): ENGL110
standing of documentation requirements, health care data sets, data
monitoring and compliance reporting, data definitions, vocabularies, termi-
                                                                                  HINT221 ICD Coding                                                      4 CR
                                                                                  This course introduces students to the International Classification of
nologies, nomenclatures, and dictionaries. The student will comprehend
                                                                                  Diseases 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) volumes I and II,
the difference between data and information, classification systems and
                                                                                  and International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision, Procedural
nomenclatures, and primary and secondary data sources. The student is
                                                                                  Classification System (ICD-10-PCS). The focus of this course is diagnostic
introduced to HIPAA (the Health Information Portability and Accountability
                                                                                  coding and inpatient procedural coding. Students gain a detailed under-
Act); legal and ethical issues pertaining to the contents of the health record,
                                                                                  standing of the Official ICD-10-CM/PCS Guidelines for coding and reporting
privacy, confidentiality and security, and professional ethics. The student
                                                                                  and apply these guidelines in a structured context for accurate code assign-
gains comprehension of health care information systems acquisition and
                                                                                  ment. Emphasis is also placed on coding compliance and adherence to offi-
evaluation, data integrity, data security, and work process design (ergo-
                                                                                  cial guidelines. Students gain an understanding to the importance of data
nomics, equipment selection, etc…). Through hands-on experiences the
                                                                                  quality and data integrity. Students compare and contrast the new ICD-10-
student will gain a detailed understanding of health information specialty
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CM/PCS to ICD-9-CM (the previous classification system). Students are             Co-requisite(s): HINT294 and HINT294C must be taken concurrently
introduced to other classification systems such as, DSM-IV and ICD-O.             Prerequisite(s): HINT223, HINT250 and must have Program Director
Students will learn how to maneuver in different computerized encoding            approval
systems by assigning codes and using various references available. Note: A
grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.                HINT294C Coding Practicum (Lab)                                        2 CR
Prerequisite(s): BIOL120, BIOL131 and HINT110                                     This course is part of the first PPE for the health information technology and
                                                                                  the health information management degree programs. This laboratory por-
HINT222 Procedural CPT/HCPCS Coding                                    3 CR       tion of the practicum will provide extensive experience with various comput-
This course introduces students to the Current Procedural Terminology             erized encoding systems and practice coding with real world charts
(CPT) and the Health Care Common Procedural Coding System (HCPCS)                 following official coding guidelines along with experience in chargemaster
Level II. The focus of this course is outpatient procedural coding including      development and case mix analysis. Students successfully completing this
evaluation and management coding. Students interpret, comprehend, and             course along with HINT294 are academically prepared for the CCA (Certified
apply principles of the CPT and HCPCS coding systems for accurate proce-          Coding Associate) certification exam through the American Health
dural code assignment. Emphasis is also placed on coding compliance and           Information Management Association (AHIMA). Note: This course along with
adherence to official guidelines. Students gain an understanding to the           HINT294 requires lecture and PPE with use of computerized encoding sys-
importance of chargemasters and claims denial management. Students will           tems. HINT294 and HINT294C are practicum courses and require 150 hours
learn how to maneuver in different computerized encoding systems by               hands-on experience per semester. This course may require student travel.
assigning codes and using various references available. Note: A grade of C        To meet course requirements the student will be required to be available
or better is required to pass this course successfully.                           during normal business hours (i.e. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm) for site visits, con-
Prerequisite(s): HINT110 and BIOL120                                              duction of professional interviews, and field trips. A grade of C of better is
                                                                                  required to pass this course successfully.
HINT223 Advanced Coding                                                4 CR       Co-requisite(s): HINT294 and HINT294C must be taken concurrently
A continuation of HINT221 and HINT222, this course emphasizes case stud-          Prerequisite(s): HINT223, HINT250 and must have Program Director
ies using more complex code assignments with ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 and                  approval
HCPCS Level II coding systems. Students apply the use of Prospective
Payment Systems (including DRGs and APCs) and payment systems for                 HINT296 Claims Management Practicum                                    4 CR
professional fee billings (including RBRVS and ASC examples). Students are        Contact your Advisor at least one semester prior to enrolling.
introduced to crosswalks and maps used in the clinical coding process.            This practicum experience for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in
Students gain a detailed understanding of severity of illness systems and         Health Insurance Claims Management allows the student to demonstrate
casemix analysis. Students have extensive hands-on exposure to computer-          and integrate the skills of medical claims management including the submis-
ized encoding systems. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this      sion of clean claims, policy and procedure maintenance, demonstration of
course successfully.                                                              reimbursement methodologies for major third-party and private payers in
Prerequisite(s): HLTH220, HINT221, and HINT222                                    any healthcare setting, accurate diagnostic and procedural code selection,
                                                                                  and application and promotion of ethical standards of practice. The students
HINT250 Introduction to Reimbursement Systems                          3 CR       will gain hands-on experience in a medical claims processing environment in
This course is an introduction to health care reimbursement systems found         which they will perform under the supervision of a senior staff member
in medical offices, physician medical specialties, ambulatory service loca-       (requiring at least 150 hours hands-on experience per semester). The experi-
tions and hospitals. Students gain a detailed understanding of third party        ence can be obtained in hospitals, physician offices, or ambulatory settings.
payers, payment methodologies (managed care, capitation, prospective              In addition, the students will be involved in classroom activities that include
payment systems, fee schedules, etc…), and chargemaster content and               writing, presentations, and group discussions. Note: This course requires
maintenance. Students acquire knowledge of health claims processing pro-          lecture and PPE each week. To meet course requirements the student will
cedures and regulatory guidelines and compliance. Note: A grade of C or           be required to be available during normal business hours (i.e. 8:00 a.m. to
better is required to pass this course successfully.                              5:00 p.m.) for site visits. A grade of C or better is required to pass this
Prerequisite(s): ENGL109 and MATH125                                              course successfully. A $15.00 insurance fee is charged in this course.
HINT251 Health Care Reimbursement Applications                         3 CR       Prerequisite(s): Last semester of associate’s degree or end of sophomore
This course continues with computer applications in facility claims process-      year bachelor’s degree; major courses complete and must have Program
ing and in physician billing for health care carriers such as Blue Cross/Blue     Director approval.
Shield, HMO’s, Medicare, Commercial, Worker’s Compensation, Disability,           HINT297 HIT Practicum (Lecture)                                        2 CR
and the Federal Employees’ Program. Current hospital and physician soft-          Contact your Advisor at least one semester prior to enrolling.
ware packages will be used. The course provides a “hands-on” approach in          This course is part of the second PPE for the health information technology
which students will learn all formats and techniques necessary in the claims      and the health information management degree programs. This lecture por-
process for hospitals, nursing homes, freestanding facilities, rehabilitation     tion of the practicum will enforce principles of health information technology
centers, and physician offices. $100.00 practice management system fee is         through extensive analysis of case studies and completion of other assign-
charged in this course. This course requires two hours of lecture and two         ments. This course will provide a review session for the Registered Health
hours of lab per week. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this      Information Technology (RHIT) national certification examination through the
course successfully.                                                              American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Note:
Prerequisite(s): HLTH110, HINT221, HINT222, and HINT250                           HINT297 and HINT297C are practicum courses and require 150 hours
HINT294 Coding Practicum (Lecture)                                     2 CR       hands-on experience per semester. This course may require student travel.
This course is part of the first PPE for the health information technology and    To meet course requirements the student will be required to be available
the health information management degree programs. This lecture portion of        during normal business hours (i.e. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm) for site visits, con-
the practicum will cover how coding interfaces with reimbursement method-         duction of professional interviews, and field trips. A grade of C of better is
ologies. This course provides professional practice experience in medical         required to pass this course successfully.
coding with respect to and review of the revenue cycle. Students success-         Co-requisite(s): HINT297 and HINT297C must be taken concurrently
fully completing this course along with HINT294C are academically prepared        Prerequisite(s): Last semester of associate’s degree or end of sophomore
for the CCA (Certified Coding Associate) certification exam through the           year bachelor’s degree; program courses complete and must have Program
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Note: This            Director approval. Students may take HINT294 and HINT294C concurrently.
course along with HINT294C requires lecture and PPE with use of comput-           HINT297C HIT Practicum (Lab)                                           2 CR
erized encoding systems. HINT294 and HINT294C are practicum courses               Contact your Advisor at least one semester prior to enrolling.
and require 150 hours hands-on practice per semester. To meet course              This course is part of the second PPE for the health information technology
requirements the student will be required to be available during normal busi-     and the health information management degree programs. This lab portion
ness hours (i.e. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm) for site visits, conduction of profession-   of the practicum will provide supervised professional practice projects struc-
al interviews, and field trips. A grade of C of better is required to pass this   tured to allow students learning experiences in the health information servic-
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es department of a hospital or other health care organization (requiring at         HINT496 Health Information Management                                  4 CR
least 150 hours hands-on experience per semester). Principles of health             This course is the capstone for the health information management bac-
information technology will be applied through observation and participation        calaureate program. This course integrates the theoretical and technical
in a variety of health information management functions. The major empha-           content of the health information management program. Ethical considera-
sis is on the acquisition of knowledge, analysis of technical procedures and        tions for health information managers and information management support
development of skills for the performance of those technical procedures. A          for biomedical research are also discussed. Concepts are integrated and
$15.00 health insurance fee is charged in the HINT297C course. Note: This           applied through the analysis of case studies and the completion of a cap-
course requires lecture and PPE each week. HINT297 and HINT297C are                 stone project, designed by the student or instructor, supporting a local HIM
practicum courses and require 150 hours hands-on experience per semes-              community of interest. This course will provide a review session for the
ter. This course may require student travel. To meet course requirements the        Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) national certification
student will be required to be available during normal business hours (i.e.         examination. Note: This course may require student travel. To meet course
8:00 am to 5:00 pm) for site visits, conduction of professional interviews,         requirements the student may be required to be available during normal
and field trips. A grade of C or better is required to pass this course suc-        business hours (i.e. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm) for site visits, conduction of profes-
cessfully.                                                                          sional interviews, and data gathering. A grade of C or better is required to
Co-requisite(s): HINT297 and HINT297C must be taken concurrently                    successfully pass this course.
Prerequisite(s): Last semester of associate’s degree or end of sophomore            Prerequisite(s): Last semester of bachelor’s degree; major courses com-
year bachelor’s degree; program courses complete and must have Program              plete and must have Program Director approval. HINT385 may be taken
Director approval. Students may take HINT294 and HINT294C concurrently.             concurrently

HINT350 Clinical Information Systems                                     3 CR
The application of clinical systems will be discussed and demonstrated,
including clinical decision support systems, electronic health records and          Health Services Administration
other computer based health records systems, nursing management sys-
tems, ancillary service systems, patient data bases (private practice and
facility) at point of service, master, and enterprise levels. Planning and evalu-
                                                                                    (HSAD)
ation (including financial capital and operating and regulatory matters affect-     HSAD221 IT for Health Care Managers                                    3 CR
ing clinical information systems are considered. Strategies and theories for        This course focuses on the history of healthcare informatics, current issues,
user performances management in the clinical setting are discussed.                 and the critical role of e-health and information systems and management
$100.00 practice management system fee is charged in this course. Note: A           applications. Topics addressed include the analysis, design, selection,
grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.                  implementation and evaluation of health information systems such as med-
Prerequisite(s): Junior status achieved, HINT201, HINT209, HINT211,                 ical record systems, ADT, clinical and financial information in a variety of
HINT251, HINT294/HINT294C and HINT297/HINT297C                                      settings such as health systems, hospitals, and medical practices.
                                                                                    Prerequisite(s): CISP112
HINT385 Current Topics Health Information
Management                                                               3 CR       HSAD301 Cultural Issues in Health Care                                 3 CR
This seminar course will discuss contemporary issues aimed at improving             This course provides the student with a multi-dimensional nature of cultural
the strategic alliance of business decision-making and information systems          competence and complexities in providing health service to culturally
in health care organizations. The governance structure of IT within an organ-       diverse populations. Emphasis will be on the health care delivery issues,
ization and current consumer trends in health care will be discussed. Note:         beliefs, religious, and ethnic differences of health care consumers. Note: A
A grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.                grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.
Optional Co-requisite(s): HINT496                                                   Co-requisite(s): SOSC201
Prerequisite(s): Junior status achieved and HINT350
                                                                                    HSAD302 Regulatory Health Care                                         3 CR
HINT400 Management Information Systems                                   3 CR       This course is an overview of the various state and federal regulations that
This course will concentrate on concepts related to information systems             impact various healthcare settings and the management of. The process of
resource management, cost/benefit analysis, overview of information sys-            implementing, accreditation and credentialing of healthcare organizations
tems topology, technology assessments and strategic planning of informa-            and personnel including JCAHO, CLIA, OSHA, EMTALA, and HIPAA will be
tion systems. Application of the concepts will be presented in terms of             covered. In addition, one section of the course will discuss the impact of
systems theory, hardware requirements, personnel requirements, vendor               natural and man-made disasters and emergency preparedness as a regula-
negotiations, software, database, telecommunications, and use of the inter-         tory requirement. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this course
net. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.     successfully.
Prerequisite(s): Junior status achieved and HINT350                                 Prerequisite(s): HLTH230

HINT490 Health Information Management                                               HSAD320 OSHA for Health Care                                           3 CR
Internship                                                            3-6 CR        This course orientates the student to OSHA policies, procedures, and stan-
Students interested in enrolling in this course must first contact their HIM        dards with an emphasis on those that are most applicable to the health care
Program Director or the Associate Dean.                                             setting, including bloodborne pathogens, Needlestick prevention, respiratory
This bachelor-level Health Information Management Internship is the integra-        protection, ergonomics, healthcare lifting, hazardous materials, emergency
tion of previous classroom instruction with new learning acquired through           planning and recordkeeping. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass
on-the-job work experience. The employment placement and total experi-              this course successfully.
ence must be within the field of health information management. Health              Co-requisite(s): ENGL110
Information Management majors must complete 200-400 hours (3-6 credits)             Prerequisite(s): HLTH230
of health information management work time at the employment site evi-
                                                                                    HSAD381/382/383 International Admin
denced by weekly reports filed by the student. Students are given informa-
                                                                                    Health Care Services                                           variable CR
tion concerning placement site possibilities; however, responsibility for
                                                                                    This course explores administrative health care services in an international
selection by the internship employer rests with the student. The internship
                                                                                    context. Students learn about administrative health care services concepts
may be either paid or unpaid. An appropriate faculty member and the place-
                                                                                    while studying in another nation. Students reflect upon the administrative
ment site supervisor will evaluate the student’s performance. Note: A current
                                                                                    health care services practices of their country of study. This course may be
Criminal Background check and drug screening are required prior to
                                                                                    tailored regarding content, time, and credit offered in accordance with a stu-
enrolling in this course. A grade of C or better is required to pass this course
                                                                                    dent’s international study and pending approval from the appropriate associ-
successfully.
                                                                                    ate dean. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass this course
Prerequisite(s): Achieved senior status; Foundations completed; a minimum
                                                                                    successfully.
of 70% of major area course work completed; minimum 3.0 GPA in the
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HSAD402 Health Care Risk Management                                     3 CR      course, the student will complete a project identified by the preceptor in that
In this course the student will examine issues related to risk management in      setting to provide the student with an understanding of the role of a manag-
health care. The methods to identify risk factors for the purpose of minimiz-     er. The student will complete an extensive report that explains the project
ing the potential for health care liability will be explored. In addition, stu-   and the research conducted and present the results orally and in writing.
dents will analyze the role of the patient in self determination of care. The     This will be the practicum experience for the bachelor’s degree in Health
course will include the student designing a risk management program con-          Services Administration. A $15.00 insurance fee is charged in this course.
sistent with current risk management trends. Note: A grade of C or better is      Note: This course requires two hour of lecture and eight hours of clinical per
required to pass this course successfully.                                        week. To meet course requirements the student will be required to be avail-
Prerequisite(s): HINT211                                                          able during normal business hours (i.e. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) for site visits.
                                                                                  A grade of C or better is required to pass this course successfully.
HSAD403 Health Care Economics                                           3 CR      Prerequisite(s): Last semester; major courses complete or taken concur-
This course introduces the student to the fundamental concepts of micro-          rently and must have Associate Department Chair/Department Coordinator
economic theory and the relationship of these concepts to the health care         approval. The completion of the Criminal Background Check and an updat-
industry. Included in the concepts are supply and demand with consumer            ed Clinical Student Disclosure Statement is required.
choice, allocating resources in the health care industry, health care informa-
tion and advertising, private insurance, technology and cost of health care,
labor issues, types of health care firms, social insurance programs, govern-
ment intervention and regulation, and comparative health care systems. The
                                                                                  History (HIST)
course will stress the costs and benefits of private and government spon-         HIST111 Early World History                                             3 CR
sored health care programs. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass      This course examines the history of world civilizations, from the beginnings
this course successfully.                                                         of history in the Ancient Near East through the Renaissance, with a special
Recommended Prerequisite(s): STAT219 or STAT220                                   emphasis on the ways that the events of the past shape the present and
Prerequisite(s): HINT211                                                          future. Students will learn about the historical causes and effects that
                                                                                  accompany the rise and fall of world civilizations. Students will also learn
HSAD405 Health Care Human Resources                                     3 CR
                                                                                  about individuals who changed history. In addition, students will analyze the
Emphasis is placed on the unique nature of human resources in health care
                                                                                  achievements of world civilizations, both Western and non-Western. The
with regard to professional recruitment, licensing requirements, and external
                                                                                  impact of ideologies and environmental crises will be put into perspective.
accreditation processes. Students will benefit from gaining experience in
human resources considerations as they pertain to the health care environ-        HIST112 Modern World History                                            3 CR
ment. Students will gain tools of analysis that will allow them to evaluate the   This course examines the history of the modern world, from the
current and future human resource needs of their organization and develop         Renaissance through the present, with a special emphasis on the ways that
approaches to satisfy them. Note: A grade of C or better is required to pass      the events of the past shape the present and future. Students will analyze
this course successfully.                                                         the achievement of modern and post-modern world civilizations within the
Prerequisite(s): HINT211                                                          context of exploration, colonialism, independence movements, the new
                                                                                  world order, and the increasing destructiveness of warfare. Population
HSAD425 Bioethics                                                       3 CR
                                                                                  increase, ethnic solidarity, religious divisiveness, technological advances,
This course is an overview of bioethics and ethical dilemmas that occur in
                                                                                  and the rise and fall of ideologies are examined.
various healthcare settings. The course will focus on the most important
areas in bioethics including moral principles, a basic framework for ethical      HIST211 Early United States History                                     3 CR
decision-making in healthcare and ethical principles. The emphasis of this        This course teaches a survey of the history of the United States from pre-
course will be on the use of case studies, various readings, and discussions      history through the Reconstruction period. Students will learn the founda-
on the provider-patient relationship.                                             tions of democracy, including the development of the Constitution, and how
Prerequisite(s): ENGL311 and HLTH230                                              the principles of the Declaration of Independence were tested by the Civil
                                                                                  War. Students will learn how the Reconstruction period set the stage for civil
HSAD440 Health Care Strategic Planning                                  3 CR
                                                                                  rights abuses that persisted long after it.
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a strategic per-
spective and an understanding of the strategic process and structure. The         HIST212 Modern United States History                                    3 CR
student is introduced to the concepts, philosophies, and techniques of            This course teaches essential concepts of U.S. history from the end of
strategic planning, and strategic management, as they are applied in a            Reconstruction through the growth of modern America. Students learn how
healthcare organization. A major portion of the course will deal with case        the United States came to prominence as a world power through the events
analysis and application of principles and techniques.                            of the two world wars. Students will also learn the genesis of world events
Prerequisite(s): ENGL311                                                          leading to September 11, 2001, and will evaluate future directions in the
                                                                                  light of the past.
HSAD490 Health Services Administration Internship                       3 CR
Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.                 HIST385 History Special Topics                                          3 CR
This bachelor level Health Services Administration Internship is the integra-     This course explores historical phenomena in various socio/political con-
tion of previous classroom instruction with new learning acquired through         texts. Students learn in depth the significance and implications of events
on-the-job work experience. The employment experience should be related           and the importance of individuals and groups. Students also learn about the
as closely as possible to the student’s major field and individual interest. In   impact of historical events on the present and the future.
general, 150-200 hours of career-related work time shall be required at the
employment site and evidenced by weekly reports filed by the student.
Students will be given information concerning placement site possibilities;
however, responsibility for selection by the internship employer rests with
                                                                                  Honors Projects (HNRS)
the student. The internship may be either paid or unpaid. An appropriate          HNRS151-155 and HNRS185 Arts and Sciences
faculty member and the placement site supervisor will evaluate the student’s      Honors Project                                                          0 CR
performance.                                                                      An Arts and Sciences Honors Project (HNRS151-155) will be required in five
Prerequisite(s): Junior status; Foundations of Health Professions complet-        College of Arts and Sciences courses in addition to completion of an experi-
ed; minimum 2.7 GPA in the major courses and 2.7 minimum cumulative               ential learning, service learning, internship, Professional Excellence (PROX) or
GPA.                                                                              Study Abroad (SABR) course (HNRS185) in order to be awarded Arts and
                                                                                  Sciences Honors. The Honors Projects will be in addition to the workload
HSAD495 Health Services Administration Practicum                        4 CR      assigned for the designated course and must focus on addressing an
Contact Career Services at least one semester prior to enrolling.                 Excellence Systems skill either not covered in the class or in greater depth
This course provides an opportunity for the student to demonstrate the abili-     than the course learning goals. Students should contact the Arts and
ty to administer a program in a health care environment. This course offers       Sciences Honors Coordinator or the College of Arts and Sciences Dean for
working experience of a non-clinical nature. As one requirement of the

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project guidelines. The project outlines must be submitted no later than two       HRMG401 Human Resource Management for
weeks prior to the start of the class. This course meets on a prearranged          Public Entities                                                        3 CR
schedule with the faculty mentor and is graded on an A – B or NC basis.            This public sector personnel management course examines a variety of
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Arts and Sciences Honors Program                human resource topics within the structure of public employment and union-
Coordinator or the College of Arts and Sciences Dean.                              ization. Specific topic areas include contract negotiations, collective bar-
                                                                                   gaining, arbitration, employee dissatisfaction, promotion testing, discipline,
HNRS301-306 Honors Accountancy Projects                                 0 CR       remediation strategies, recruiting, selection, professional development of
This is an experiential and empirical project-oriented course that prepares
                                                                                   employees and organizational barriers to advancement.
the honors student to be a leader in the accounting industry. Honors stu-
                                                                                   Co-requisite(s): ENGL311
dents will utilize accounting, technological, and professional presentation
                                                                                   Prerequisite(s): SOSC201, PSMG301 and achieved senior status
skills in industry, professional organizations, and communi