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					                                                                                        Index
                                                                       Admission to the University Honors Program .....15                    Approved list H – American studies
A
                                                                       Admission with advanced standing ...............226                     (United States) ...........................................49
Academic deans ............................................327         Advanced program .......................................208           Approved list I – Global studies......................49
Academic organization .....................................3           Advanced Scholars Program ...........................20               Approved list J – Human behavior .................49
Academic Performance Committee                                         Advanced Standing Program ........................293                 Approved list K – Urban environment............49
  guidelines ................................................226                                                                             Approved lists – Students entering
                                                                       Advising program ...........................................29
Academic policies .........................206, 257, 292                                                                                       prior to fall 1997 ........................................50
                                                                       After the add/drop period...............................35
Academic program accreditation ..................336                                                                                         Approved lists – Students entering
                                                                       Alfred L. Blake Chair of Real Estate .............217
Academic programs ........................................30                                                                                   fall 1997 and thereafter ..............................47
                                                                       Alumni of the university ...................................2
Academic progress report ...............................38                                                                                   Approved programs and certificati
                                                                       American Humanics .....................................317
Academic regulations..............................29, 284                                                                                      on reciprocity ...........................................232
                                                                       Annual lectureships ......................................281
Academic requirements ........................160, 204                                                                                       Art Foundation Program ..............................164
                                                                       Anthropology ...............................................124
Accelerated B.S./M.S. in Physics ....................85                                                                                      Attendance regulations ...........................29, 146
                                                                       Appeal to waive an academic regulation,
Accelerated B.S.-Master’s Program................300                                                                                         Audit registration ...........................................34
                                                                         Academic Regulations Appeals
Accelerated Bachelor of Arts                                             Committee .................................................41       Awarding degrees posthumously .....................42
  in Political Science and Master                                      Appeals to the School of Engineering
  of Public Administration Program ............111                                                                                           B
                                                                         policies .....................................................258
Accelerated Bachelor of Science                                        Appendix A ..................................................327      Bachelor of Arts in Music .............................190
  and Master of Environmental Studies .......296                                                                                             Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
                                                                       Appendix B ..................................................330
Accelerated Bachelor of Science                                                                                                                (B.I.S.) ..............................................53, 315
                                                                       Appendix C ..................................................331
  and Master of Science Program ..................94                                                                                         Bachelor of Music/composition ....................189
                                                                       Appendix D .................................................332
Accelerated Master of Science                                                                                                                Bachelor of Music/music education ..............190
                                                                       Appendix E ..................................................336
  in Clinical Laboratory Sciences ................150                                                                                        Bachelor of Music/performance ....................188
                                                                       Appendix F ..................................................338
Accelerated program .....................................206                                                                                 Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics...........298
                                                                       Appendix G..................................................339
Accelerated Second Degree program .............285                                                                                           Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory
                                                                       Appendix H .................................................340
Accident insurance .........................................25                                                                                 Sciences program......................................149
                                                                       Appendix I ...................................341, 342, 343
Accreditation ...............146, 146, 148, 152, 205,                                                                                        Bachelor of Science in Clinical Radiation
  .................................229, 258, 281, 290, 291             Appendix J ...........................................344, 345
                                                                                                                                               Sciences ....................................................152
Activities Program Board ..............................308             Application information ...............................208
                                                                                                                                             Bachelor of Science in Health, Physical
Address...........................................................29   Application process ......................................292
                                                                                                                                               Education and Exercise Science ................233
Admission ....................165, 204, 225, 257, 282                  Applying for financial aid ...............................26
                                                                                                                                             Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.......282
Admission criteria ........................................194         Approved list A – Written communications ...... 47
                                                                                                                                             Bachelor of Social Work program .................291
Admission deadlines .....................................206           Approved list B – Mathematics and statistics ......48
                                                                                                                                             Becky Godwin Fund ....................................281
Admission guidelines ................................10, 11            Approved list C – Ethical principles ...............48
                                                                                                                                             Biomedical Engineering Department ...........262
Admission notification ...................................16           Approved list D – Natural sciences .................48
                                                                                                                                             Board of Visitors ..........................................327
Admission procedures ....................................14            Approved list E – Visual and performing arts .... 48
                                                                                                                                             Business administration and management ...... 214
Admission requirements ...............................292              Approved list F – Literature ............................49
                                                                                                                                             Business Council of the School of Business ..... 206
Admission to teacher preparation .................165                  Approved list G – Historical
                                                                                                                                             Business minor .............................................270
                                                                         and cultural origins ....................................49
Admission to the University .............................9                                                                                   Business minor/pre-M.B.A. options .............257



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Index

                                                                    Concentration in public management ......111, 115                  Courses in clinical laboratory sciences
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                                                                    Concurrent registration ..................................34         (CLLS) .....................................................150
Campus Learning Center ...............................45            Consultation and outreach ...........................310           Courses in clinical radiation sciences
Campus Police .............................................337      Consumer information ...................................42           (CLRS) ....................................................154
Cancellation of registration ............................34         Continuance in academic programs................38                 Courses in communication arts and design
Capital outlay fee ...........................................22                                                                         (CARD) ...................................................173
                                                                    Continuing in the program and graduation .....292
Career counseling .........................................310                                                                         Courses in computer science ........................276
                                                                    Continuous enrollment ..................................33
Career opportunities ....................................290                                                                           Courses in cooperative education (COOP) ......309
                                                                    Cooperative education and internships .........206
Careers in psychology .....................................88                                                                          Courses in crafts (CRAF) .............................178
                                                                    Cooperative Education Program ..... 58, 62, 68, 75,
Carver-VCU Partnership ..............................318              ...................79, 83, 89, 95, 98, 108, 112, 120             Courses in criminal justice (CRJS) ...............106
Categories of student enrollment ......................9            Counseling and psychotherapy .....................310              Courses in dance and choreography
Center for Economic Education ...................217                                                                                     (DANC) ..................................................180
                                                                    Course abbreviations ......................................33
Center for Environmental Studies ................296                                                                                   Courses in dental hygiene (DENH) .............226
                                                                    Course descriptions and numbering ...............50
Center for the Study of Biological                                                                                                     Courses in e-business (EBUS) ......................218
                                                                    Course in emotional disturbance (EMOD) .... 245
  Complexity ..............................................298                                                                         Courses in economics (ECON) ....................218
                                                                    Course in health care management
Certificate in Computer Science ...................276                (HCMG) .................................................157      Courses in educational studies (EDUS) ........244
Certificate in International                                        Course in medicinal chemistry (MEDC) ......290                     Courses in electrical engineering (EGRE) .....270
  Management Studies ........................137, 215               Course in oral surgery (ORSG) ....................228              Courses in engineering (ENGR)...................261
Certificate programs .........................................5     Course in pharmacy (PHAR) .......................290               Courses in English (ENGL) ...................68, 204
Change in registration ....................................34       Course in university studies (UNVS) ...........100                 Courses in environmental studies (ENVS) ...... 297
Change of academic program                                          Course interpretation .....................................32      Courses in European cultures (EUCU) ........128
  (major, concentration, minor) ....................32                                                                                 Courses in fashion design
                                                                    Course numbering system ..............................32
Change of grade .............................................37                                                                          and merchandising (FASH) ......................183
                                                                    Course restrictions........................................292
Change of major and transfer students .........231                                                                                     Courses in finance, insurance
                                                                    Courses ........................................190, 203, 279
Chemical and Life Science Engineering                                                                                                    and real estate (FIRE) ...............................219
                                                                    Courses in academic affairs (VCU1) .................6
  Department..............................................264                                                                          Courses in foreign languages (FRLG) ...........128
                                                                    Courses in accounting (ACCT) ....................217
Chemical engineering track ..........................265                                                                               Courses in foreign literature
                                                                    Courses in adult education (ADLT) .............244
Classification of students ................................30                                                                            in English translation (FLET) ..................128
                                                                    Courses in African American studies
Clinical experiences ......................................241                                                                         Courses in forensic science (FRSC) ................73
                                                                      (AFAM) .....................................................51
Collateral requirements ..................................67                                                                           Courses in French (FREN) ...........................129
                                                                    Courses in allied health professions (ALHP) .147
College Level Examination Program ...............18                                                                                    Courses in general practice (GENP) .............227
                                                                    Courses in American studies (AMST) ............53
College of Humanities                                                                                                                  Courses in geography (GEOG) ....................133
                                                                    Courses in anatomy and neurobiology
  and Sciences ...............................43, 327, 336                                                                             Courses in German (GRMN) ......................130
                                                                      (ANAT) ...................................................280
College Success Program ................................45                                                                             Courses in government and public affairs
                                                                    Courses in anthropology (ANTH) ...............125
Commencement participation policy .............41                                                                                        (GVPA) ....................................................105
                                                                    Courses in applied music (APPM)................190
Commonwealth Times .................................309                                                                                Courses in health, physical education
                                                                    Courses in art education (ARTE) .................166
Communication Arts Program .....................171                                                                                      and exercise science (HPEX) ....................245
                                                                    Courses in art foundation (ARTF) .......164, 203
Community Service Associates Program .......318                                                                                        Courses in history (HIST)..............................75
                                                                    Courses in art history (ARTH) .....................167
Completion of degree requirements —                                                                                                    Courses in homeland security
                                                                    Courses in arts (ARTS).................................163
  time limit .................................................284                                                                        and emergency preparedness (HSEP) .......110
                                                                    Courses in biochemistry (BIOC) ..................280
Computer engineering .................................269                                                                              Courses in honors (HONR) .........................326
                                                                    Courses in bioinformatics (BNFO) ..............300
Computer laboratories..................................232                                                                             Courses in human genetics (HGEN) ............280
                                                                    Courses in biology (BIOL) .............................58
Computer proficiency requirement ..............284                                                                                     Courses in humanities and sciences
                                                                    Courses in biomedical engineering (EGRB) .....263                    (HUMS) ....................................................78
Computer Science Department ....................274
                                                                    Courses in chemical engineering (EGRC) ........267                 Courses in humanities and sciences
Computer science general education
                                                                    Courses in chemistry (CHEM) ......................64                 interdisciplinary (HUSI) ............................78
  requirements ............................................274
                                                                    Courses in Chinese (CHIN).........................128              Courses in information systems (INFO).......221
Computer science graduation requirements .....274


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Courses in interdisciplinary science (INSC) ...... 92               Courses in Russian (RUSS) ..........................131                Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts
Courses in interior design (IDES) ................185               Courses in sculpture (SCPT) ........................197                  in Political Science....................................110
Courses in international studies (INTL) .......138                  Courses in social science (SOCS) ...................92                 Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts
Courses in Italian (ITAL) .............................131          Courses in social work (SLWK) ....................293                    in Religious Studies ..................................142
Courses in language skills (LASK) ..................72              Courses in sociology (SOCY) .........................95                Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
                                                                                                                                             in Anthropology .......................................124
Courses in Latin (LATN) .............................131            Courses in Spanish (SPAN) ..........................131
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in life sciences (LFSC).....................295             Courses in speech (SPCH) ...........................201
                                                                                                                                             in Biology...................................................57
Courses in linguistics (LING) ........................71            Courses in statistics (STAT) ...........................98
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in management (MGMT) ...............222                     Courses in teacher education (TEDU) .........250
                                                                                                                                             in Chemistry ..............................................62
Courses in marketing and business law                               Courses in theatre (THEA) ..........................201
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
  (MRBL) ...................................................224     Courses in urban studies and planning
                                                                                                                                             in Computer Science ................................275
Courses in mass communications (MASC) ......120                       (URSP) ....................................................116
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in mathematics (MATH) ..................79                  Courses in women’s studies (WMNS) ............55
                                                                                                                                             in Criminal Justice ...................................106
Courses in mechanical engineering                                   Courses in world studies (WRLD) ...............124
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
  (EGRM) ..................................................273      CPR .............................................................284     in Economics ...........................................108
Courses in mental retardation (MNRT) .......248                     Credit for Advanced Placement tests                                    Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in microbiology and immunology                                of the College Entrance Examination Board.... 18                       in Environmental Studies .........................296
  (MICR)....................................................280     Credit for International Baccalaureate                                 Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in military science (MILS) ................82                 Diplomas and courses.................................18                in Mass Communications.........................119
Courses in music composition (MUSC) .......192                      Credits earned through the International                               Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in music education (MUED) ..........192                       Student Exchange Program ........................19                    in Mathematical Sciences .....................79, 97
Courses in music history, literature                                Criminal Justice ...........................................105        Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
  and theory (MHIS) ..................................191           Cross-listed courses ......................................204           in Physics ...................................................85
Courses in nursing (NURS) .........................286              Curriculum for computer science .................275                   Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in operations research (OPER) ..........98                                                                                           in Psychology .............................................87
                                                                    D
Courses in oral pathology (ORPT) ...............227                                                                                        Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in painting and printmaking                                 Defense crisis tuition relief, refund                                    in Science ...................................................91
  (PAPR) .....................................................193     and reinstatement guidelines ......................24                Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in pathology (PATH) ......................280               Degree options ...............................................30         in Sociology ...............................................93
Courses in periodontics (PERI) ....................228              Degree requirements – B.F.A. in Theatre ......198                      Degree requirements – Bachelor of Science
Courses in pharmacology and toxicology                              Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts                                   in Urban Studies and Geography......114, 133
  (PHTX) ...................................................280       in African American Studies .......................50                Degree requirements – general .......................87
Courses in philosophy (PHIL) .......................83              Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts                                 Degree requirements for all undergraduate
Courses in photography and film (PHTO) ..... 195                      in English ...................................................66       students ......................................................40

Courses in physics (PHYS) .............................86           Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts                                 Degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts
                                                                      in Foreign Languages with a concentration                              in Fashion Merchandising ........................182
Courses in physiology (PHIS) ......................280
                                                                      in French, German or Spanish ..................127                   Degree requirements for Bachelor
Courses in political science (POLI) ..............112
                                                                    Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts                                   of Fine Arts in Fashion Design .................182
Courses in Portuguese (PORT) ....................131
                                                                      in History...................................................74      Degree requirements in art education ...........165
Courses in psychology (PSYC) .......................89
                                                                    Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts                                 Degree requirements in art history ...............167
Courses in reading and study skills (RDSS) .... 248
                                                                      in Homeland Security and Emergency                                   Degree requirements in crafts .......................177
Courses in recreation, parks                                          Preparedness .............................................109
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements in dance
  and sport leadership (RPSL) .....................248
                                                                    Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts                                   and choreography .....................................179
Courses in recreation, parks                                          in International Studies ............................135
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements in home fashions
  and sport management (RPSM) ...............248
                                                                    Degree requirements – Bachelor of Arts                                   merchandising ..........................................183
Courses in rehabilitation services (RHAB)....157                      in Philosophy .............................................83
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements in interior design .........185
Courses in religious studies (RELS) ..............142
                                                                                                                                           Degree requirements in music ......................187



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Index

Degree requirements in painting                                   Department of Psychology .............................87             E-mail – official method of communication .....25
  and printmaking ......................................193       Department of Radiation Sciences................151                  Employment Support Institute .....................217
Degree requirements in sculpture .................197             Department of Recreation, Parks                                      English language proficiency requirements .....322
Degree-seeking graduate students .................303               and Sport Management ....................230, 237                  English Language Program ...........................322
Degree-seeking student ....................................9      Department of Rehabilitation Counseling ......157                    Enrichment and acceleration opportunities ......20
Demographics consideration in teaching ......241                  Department of Sculpture ..............................196            Enrollment in business courses .....................206
Department of Teacher Education                                   Department of Sociology................................93            Ensemble requirements ................................188
  in Health and Physical Education.............236                Department of Special Education                                      Environmental studies ....................................72
Department of Teaching and Learning ....230, 240                    and Disability Policy ................................230          eServices – online records access .....................25
Department of Accounting...........................209            Department of Statistical Sciences                                   Especially for Nonprofit Organizations ........318
Department of Adult Health Nursing ..........286                    and Operations Research ............................97
                                                                                                                                       Evaluation and final grade reports ..................35
Department of African American Studies .......50                  Department of Teacher Education
                                                                                                                                       Evaluation of transfer credit – four-year
Department of Art Education ......................165               in Health and Physical Education.............230
                                                                                                                                         and two-year institution applicants .............17
Department of Art History...........................166           Department of Theatre.................................197
                                                                                                                                       Evening studies ..............................................11
Department of Biology...................................56        Disability Support Services ...........................313
                                                                                                                                       Expenses and Financial Aid ............................21
Department of Chemistry ..............................62          Dishonored checks .........................................25
                                                                                                                                       Experiential learning ....................................123
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences ....148                Division of Dental Hygiene..........................225
                                                                                                                                       Exploratory programs for students
Department of Communication Arts                                  Division of Student Affairs                                            with an undeclared major ...........................50
  and Design ...............................................170     and Enrollment Services ...................305, 337
                                                                                                                                       Extended Teacher Preparation
Department of Counselor Education............230                  Doctor of Philosophy                                                   Program ...................................... 56, 128, 240
                                                                   in Health Related Sciences .......................147
Department of Crafts ...................................177                                                                            External affairs .............................................216
                                                                  Doctoral program .........................................286
Department of Dance and Choreography.....179
                                                                  Double major .................................................31     F
Department of Economics ...........................210
                                                                  Double major in engineering and physics .......85                    Facilities and resources .................148, 152, 281
Department of Educational Leadership ........230
                                                                  Double majors (B.S.) in engineering                                  Fall Step Show Planning Board.....................309
Department of English ...................................66
                                                                   and physics ...............................................256
Department of Exercise Science............230, 233                                                                                     Federal financial aid refund policy ..................27
                                                                  Drop vs. withdraw..........................................23
Department of Fashion Design                                                                                                           Fees and expenses ...................................21, 187
                                                                  Dual degrees ...................................................31
  and Merchandising ...................................182                                                                             FERPA Compliance in Clinical Areas...........285
                                                                  During the add/drop period ...........................35
Department of Finance, Insurance                                                                                                       Finance ........................................................210
  and Real Estate .........................................210                                                                         Financial aid ...................................................25
                                                                  E
Department of Forensic Science .....................72                                                                                 Financial aid – general ..................................149
                                                                  Early Admission Program ...............................20
Department of Foundations of Education ....230                                                                                         Financial aid appeals.......................................27
                                                                  Early Childhood/Elementary Education
Department of History ...................................74                                                                            Financial assistance ...............................226, 282
                                                                    Program, P-6 ............................................242
Department of Information Systems ............212                                                                                      Financial technology ....................................211
                                                                  Economics....................................................108
Department of Integrative Systems ...............286                                                                                   First Year Student Services ............................313
                                                                  Education Abroad ........................................321
Department of Interior Design .....................184                                                                                 Foreign Languages ........................................127
                                                                  Educational goals ...........................................45
Department of Management ........................213                                                                                   Foundation program ....................................207
                                                                  Educator as reflective practitioner .................241
Department of Marketing and Business Law....215                                                                                        Four-year programs ......................................230
                                                                  Effective bulletin ............................................40
Department of Maternal Child Nursing .......286                                                                                        Freshman application deadlines ......................16
                                                                  Elective requirements .....................................47
Department of Mathematics                                                                                                              Freshman undergraduate admission guidelines ....10
                                                                  Electives in music .........................................187
  and Applied Mathematics...........................78                                                                                 Freshman year in biomedical engineering .....262
                                                                  Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Music ...................................187                                                                             Full-time and part-time students ....................34
                                                                    Department..............................................268
Department of Painting and Printmaking ....192
                                                                  Electrical engineering ...................................268        G
Department of Philosophy .............................82
                                                                  Eligibility for financial aid ..............................26
Department of Photography and Film..........194                                                                                        General course information ............................32
                                                                  Eligibility requirements for incoming
Department of Physics ...................................85
                                                                     freshman students ......................................15


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                                                                                                                                                                                                         Index

General education in VCU Life Sciences                                  Health science programs .................................30
                                                                                                                                              J
  for B.S. and B.S.-Master’s Programs .........295                      Hepatitis B vaccination ................................284
General education requirements .............45, 160                     HIPAA certification training ........................285              Jonah L. Larrick Student Center,
General education requirements for Bachelor                                                                                                     MCV Campus .........................................307
                                                                        Homeland Security and Emergency
  of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees ........ 46                    Preparedness .............................................108        Junior year in biomedical engineering ..........263
General education requirements, engineering                             Honor societies ............................................307       K
  disciplines ................................................258       Honorary and professional organizations ......205
General policy governing admission and                                                                                                        Kinetic Imaging Program .............................173
                                                                        Honors in anthropology ...............................124
  enrollment....................................................9
                                                                        Honors in biology ..........................................57        L
General requirements for Bachelor
                                                                        Honors in history ...........................................75
  of Science in Business ...............................207                                                                                   Languages ....................................................123
                                                                        Honors in homeland security
Geography .............................................74, 133                                                                                Last 25 percent rule ........................................40
                                                                         and emergency preparedness.....................109
Goals ............................................................151                                                                         Leaving the university ....................................24
                                                                        Honors in political science ...........................111
GPA requirement ...........................................40                                                                                 Liberal studies concentration for early
                                                                        Honors in psychology.....................................89
Grade exclusion policy ...................................36                                                                                    and elementary education (PreK-6) ............54
                                                                        Honors in social work ..................................293
Grade review procedure ..................................37                                                                                   Licensure ......................................................146
                                                                        Honors in sociology .......................................94
Grade-point average .......................................36                                                                                 Life science engineering track .......................266
                                                                        Honors study ...............................................242
Grades and grade points .................................35                                                                                   Limitation on total credits earned
                                                                        Hospitals ......................................................337
Grading and marking system ..........................35                                                                                         by nonbusiness majors ..............................207
                                                                        Human resource management/industrial
Graduate ......................................................290                                                                            Loan repayment .............................................25
                                                                         relations ...................................................214
Graduate and professional programs ....... 6, 9, 285                                                                                          Loans, grants and work-study .........................27
                                                                        Humanities and Sciences Undeclared
Graduate program in physical therapy ..........147                       Program .....................................................50      M
Graduate programs in biology ........................57
Graduate programs in business
                                                                        I                                                                     M.F.A. in Theatre Pedagogy .........................198

  and economics..........................................216                                                                                  Mable Montgomery Award ..........................282
                                                                        Identification requirements ............................25
Graduate programs in health administration .....146                                                                                           Major .............................................................30
                                                                        Immigrants (permanent residents,
Graduate programs in occupational therapy ......147                       resident aliens and asylum applicants) ......322                    Marguerite G. Nicholson Award...................282

Graduate programs in patient counseling .....147                        Immigration Services ....................................321          Marketing ....................................................215

Graduate School ...................................303, 328             Immunization requirements .........................310                Martha M. Borlick Research Award ..............282

Graduate school in psychology .......................89                 Individualized program requirements .............53                   Master in Urban and Regional Planning .......116

Graduate social work programs ....................293                   Information Systems Research Institute ........217                    Master of Arts in English and Master
                                                                                                                                               of Fine Arts in Creative Writing .................68
Graduate studies and pre-professional                                   Installment Payment Plan...............................23
  preparation ...............................................267                                                                              Master of Arts in History ...............................74
                                                                        Instructional Technology Center ..................232
Graduate studies programs .............................15                                                                                     Master of Education programs .....................244
                                                                        Insurance Studies Center ..............................217
Graduating with honors .................................40                                                                                    Master of Fine Arts in Visual
                                                                        Integrated 150-hour Professional Accounting
                                                                                                                                               Communications .....................................173
Graduation application ..................................40                Program (Master of Accountancy) ............209
                                                                                                                                              Master of Interdisciplinary Studies
Graduation process.........................................40           InterCultural Festival Planning Board ..........309
                                                                                                                                               in Interdisciplinary Art .............................319
Graduation with University Honors .............325                      Interdisciplinary Degree Program in Science ..... 91
                                                                                                                                              Master of Science and Doctor
Graphic Design Program ..............................172                Interdisciplinary Programs ............................315
                                                                                                                                               of Philosophy in Psychology programs .......89
Group counseling .........................................310           International Admissions ..............................322
                                                                                                                                              Master of Science and doctoral programs
Guaranteed Admission Program....15, 16, 206, 300                        International business ...................................206          in chemistry ...............................................62
Guidelines and regulations ...........................325               International student admissions ....................14               Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory
                                                                        International Student and Scholar Services .......323                  Sciences ....................................................146
H
                                                                        International Studies ....................................134         Master of Science in Criminal Justice ...........106
Health insurance ..........................................311          Intersession ..................................................318    Master of Science in Gerontology .................146
Health promotion ........................................311            Introduction to the university...........................6



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Master of Science in Health                                            Minor in homeland security and emergency                              Off-campus graduate art...............................318
 and Movement Sciences ...................236, 237                      preparedness .............................................109        Off-campus Student Services ........................307
Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia ..........147                    Minor in human resource management ........214                        Office of Community Programs ...................317
Master of Science in Physics/Applied Physics .....86                   Minor in Islamic studies ...............................142           Office of Financial Aid ...................................21
Master of Science in Recreation, Parks                                 Minor in Judaic studies ................................142           Office of International Education .................321
 and Sport Leadership................................239               Minor in Latin and Roman studies...............128                    Office of Multicultural Student Affairs .........313
Master of Science in Rehabilitation                                    Minor in marketing ......................................216          Office of the Assistant Vice Provost for Student
 Counseling ...............................................147         Minor in mathematical sciences .....................79                  Affairs and Enrollment Services ................306
Master of Science in Sociology Program .........95                     Minor in mechanical engineering .................272                  Office of the Associate Dean of Student Affairs,
Master of Teaching (extended programs) ......231                       Minor in media studies ................................120              MCV Campus .........................................306
Master’s program ..........................................285         Minor in music ............................................187        Office of the Associate Vice Provost
Mayme B. Wilson Lacey Award ....................282                    Minor in painting and printmaking .............193                      and Dean of Student Affairs .....................305
MCV Campus programs ................................39                 Minor in philosophy ......................................83          Office of the Associate Vice Provost
MCV Campus Student Government                                                                                                                  for Enrollment Services ............................305
                                                                       Minor in philosophy of law ............................83
 Association ...............................................308                                                                              Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs
                                                                       Minor in physics ....................................85, 256
Mechanical Engineering Department ...........271                                                                                               and Enrollment Services ...........................305
                                                                       Minor in political science .............................111
Middle Education Program, 6-8 ...................243                                                                                         Organization ................................................229
                                                                       Minor in psychology ......................................89
Military Science and Leadership .....................81                                                                                      Orientation ....................................................17
                                                                       Minor in public management ...............111, 115
Military service and ROTC courses ................19                                                                                         Other courses for dental hygiene students ....228
                                                                       Minor in recreation, parks and sport
Millennium ..................................................309                                                                             Other sources of academic credit ....................18
                                                                        management.............................................239
Minimum major and minor requirements                                                                                                         Outstanding charges.......................................25
                                                                       Minor in religious studies .............................142
 for transfer students ..................................127                                                                                 Overload ........................................................34
                                                                       Minor in sculpture .......................................197
Minor.............................................................31
                                                                       Minor in social welfare .................................292          P
Minor in African American Studies ...............51
                                                                       Minor in sociology .........................................93
Minor in American Studies Program ..............53                                                                                           Parental Notification Amendment ................338
                                                                       Minor in statistics...........................................98
Minor in anthropology .................................124                                                                                   Pathways ..............................................157, 315
                                                                       Minor in urban studies .................................116
Minor in biology ............................................57                                                                              Philip Morris Chair in International
                                                                       Minor in writing ............................................68
Minor in British studies............................67, 75                                                                                     Business ...................................................217
                                                                       Minors .......................................................5, 43
Minor in Catholic studies.............................142                                                                                    Policy for honors courses ..............................260
                                                                       Minors in international studies .....................136
Minor in chemical engineering track ............267                                                                                          Policy on change of major ............................258
                                                                       Mission of the university ..................................2
Minor in chemistry ........................................64                                                                                Policy on technical electives for chemical
                                                                       Monroe Park Campus programs .....................38
                                                                                                                                               engineering track ......................................267
Minor in computer science ...........................276
                                                                       Monroe Park Campus Student Government
                                                                                                                                             Political Science ............................................110
Minor in crafts .............................................178        Association ...............................................308
                                                                                                                                             Post-admission advising ..................................17
Minor in criminal justice ..............................106
                                                                       N                                                                     Postbaccalaureate Certificate
Minor in dance ............................................180
                                                                                                                                               in Environmental Studies .........................297
Minor in e-business ......................................208          Nondegree-seeking graduate students ...........303
                                                                                                                                             Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Human
Minor in economics .............................108, 210               Nonimmigrants (students with temporary
                                                                                                                                               Resource Management .............................215
Minor in electrical engineering .....................270                 U.S. visas) ................................................322
                                                                                                                                             Postbaccalaureate Certificate
Minor in English ............................................68        Nonmajor electives .........................................57
                                                                                                                                               in Information Systems ............................213
Minor in environmental studies ...................297                  Nonresidential plans .......................................23
                                                                                                                                             Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Marketing...... 216
Minor in fashion merchandising ..................183                   Nursing alumni ............................................281
                                                                                                                                             Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Real Estate
Minor in French, German, Italian                                                                                                               and Urban Land Development ................... 212
 or Spanish ................................................127
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                                                                                                                                             Postbaccalaureate Certificate
Minor in general business .............................208             Objectives ....................................................148      in Teaching Program ................................244
Minor in geography .....................................133            Off-campus academic programs ...................318                   Postbaccalaureate Health Sciences Certificate
Minor in history .............................................75       Off-campus fees .............................................22         Program ...................................................103



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Postbaccalaureate programs                                          Recreational Sports .......................................311          Senior year in biomedical engineering ..........263
  in mathematical sciences ......................79, 98             Recreational sports facilities ..........................312            Separation from the school ...........................285
Postbaccalaureate Undergraduate                                     Recreational sports programs ........................312                Service learning ............................................319
  Certificate in Accounting .........................210            Registered Nurse Student Award ..................282                    Sexual assault/substance abuse education
Preparation for professional studies ................44             Registration policies .......................................33           programs ..................................................311
Preparation for professional studies                                Rehabilitation services ..................................315           Sigma Theta Tau ..........................................281
  in law (ADPL)..........................................103                                                                                Simultaneous Membership Program ...............82
                                                                    Religious observances .....................................29
Preparation for professional studies                                                                                                        Small Business Development Program ..........217
                                                                    Religious Studies ..........................................141
  in the health sciences and law ...................100
                                                                    Repeated courses ............................................36         Social Sciences ................................................92
Preparation for the study of clinical
                                                                    Residential Life and Housing .......................311                 Sophomore year in biomedical engineering..... 263
  laboratory sciences (PCL) .........................101
                                                                    Residential plans ............................................23        Special (nondegree-seeking) student ...............10
Preparation for the study of dental hygiene
                                                                    Resources .....................................................232      Special charges..............................................159
  (PDH) .....................................................101
                                                                    Responding to the offer of admission .............16                    Special fees charges .........................................22
Preparation for the study of law ....................216
                                                                    Returning to the university .............................25             Special notes for graduating financial aid
Preparation for the study of medicine
                                                                    Room fees ......................................................22        recipients ....................................................41
  and dentistry, pre-medicine (ADPM)
                                                                    Room rent ......................................................22      Special opportunities ....................................325
  and pre-dentistry (ADPD) .......................100
                                                                    ROTC for veterans .........................................82           Special student advising ..................................10
Preparation for the study of nursing (PNR) .... 102
                                                                                                                                            Special student guidelines ...............................11
Preparation for the study of occupational
                                                                    S                                                                       Specialized program accreditation
  therapy (POC) .........................................102
                                                                    Safe zone ......................................................310       or certification ..........................................337
Preparation for the study of optometry
  (ADPO) ...................................................102     Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) .............27                    Sport management concentration .................238
Preparation for the study of pharmacy                               School of Allied Health Professions.... 145, 327, 336                   Standards of interior design .........................184
  (PPH) ......................................................102   School of Business ........................205, 328, 336                Standards of learning ....................................242
Preparation for the study of physical                               School of Dentistry ......................225, 328, 336                 STAR: Student Testing, Advising
  therapy (ADPT) .......................................101                                                                                   and Registration .......................................257
                                                                    School of Education .....................229, 328, 336
Preparation for the study of radiation                                                                                                      State policy on transfer agreement between
                                                                    School of Engineering ..................255, 328, 336
  sciences (PRA)..........................................103                                                                                  Virginia community colleges and Richard
                                                                    School of Government and Public Affairs,
Preparation for the study of veterinary                                                                                                        Bland College .............................................12
                                                                      L. Douglas Wilder ....................................105
  medicine (ADPV) ....................................103                                                                                   Statement of purpose....................................289
                                                                    School of Mass Communications .................119
Preprofessional study for the health                                                                                                        Student Academic Support Services
                                                                    School of Medicine ..............228, 279, 329, 337
  sciences ................................................57, 62                                                                             and Services for Students with Disabilities,
                                                                    School of Nursing ........................281, 329, 337
Prior to graduation .......................................194                                                                                MCV Campus .........................................313
                                                                    School of Pharmacy......................289, 329, 337
Professional development schools .................241                                                                                       Student Accounting Department....................21
                                                                    School of Social Work ..................291, 329, 337
Professional health sciences programs .............15                                                                                       Student activity fee .........................................22
                                                                    School of the Arts .................159, 328, 336, 337
Programming Commission, Monroe Park                                                                                                         Student advising .............................44, 207, 260
                                                                    School of the Arts in Qatar...........................203
  Campus....................................................308                                                                             Student and university governance ...............308
                                                                    School of the Arts recommended general
Psychiatric services .......................................310                                                                             Student association .......................................293
                                                                      education courses for non-School
                                                                                                                                            Student billing................................................23
Q                                                                     of the Arts majors entering fall 1997
                                                                                                                                            Student conduct in the classroom ...................29
                                                                      and thereafter ...........................................162
Quality assurance ...........................................26                                                                             Student financial responsibility.......................21
                                                                    School of World Studies ...............................123
                                                                                                                                            Student Government Association fee ..............22
R                                                                   Science ...........................................................92
                                                                                                                                            Student health fee...........................................22
                                                                    Second baccalaureate degree .....................31, 79
R.N.-M.S. track ...........................................285                                                                              Student load ...................................................34
                                                                    Second baccalaureate degrees and mathematical
Readmission ...................................13, 226, 285                                                                                 Student Media Commission .........................309
                                                                       sciences certificate in statistics .........................98
Real estate and urban land development .......212                                                                                           Student Nurses’ Association Award ...............282
                                                                    Secondary Education Program, 6-12 ............243
Recreation and park management                                                                                                              Student performance and behavior ...............146
                                                                    Senior Citizens Higher Education Program ......19
  concentration ...........................................238


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Index

Student programs .........................................307         Tuition and fees schedule ...............................21           VCU Family Weekend .................................313
Student Services Center ................................232           Tuition determination and student                                     VCU Honor System .....................................313
Student teaching ..........................................165          classification ...............................................21    VCU Life Sciences .......................................295
Student Testing, Advising and Registration ..... 313                                                                                        VCU Medical Center mission ..........................3
                                                                      U
Study abroad ..........................26, 124, 127, 137                                                                                    Veteran and reservist educational benefits .......28
Summer studies ......................................26, 319          Undergraduate application deadlines ..............16                  Virginia Capital Semester .............................105
                                                                      Undergraduate credit by examination ... 18, 50, 163                   Virginia Commonwealth University .................1
T                                                                     Undergraduate degree programs .......................4                Virginia Commonwealth University Health
Table of Contents ............................................iii     Undergraduate General Education Program .....6                          System Authority..........................................3
TB screening ................................................284      Undergraduate studies in rehabilitation                               Virginia Commonwealth University/Virginia
Teacher Education Preparation Program.......236                         studies ......................................................157     Community College System Guaranteed
Teacher licensure ..................................165, 232          University accreditation ................................336            Admission Agreement with Teacher
                                                                      University administration .............................327              Education Provision Admission ..................13
Teacher preparation ........................................44
                                                                      University bill.................................................26    Virginia Council on Economic Education ....217
Technical electives ........................................272
                                                                      University Career Center ..............................309            Virginia Family Business Forum ...................217
Technology fee ...............................................22
                                                                      University Counseling Services .....................309               Virginia Real Estate Center ..........................217
Technology standards ...................................242
                                                                      University dining plans...................................23          Virginia War Orphans Education Program .....28
Temple Memorial Award ..............................282
                                                                      University fee .................................................22    Voluntary internships and work experiences .....256
Termination of enrollment .............................39
The university community ...............................1             University Honors Program ...........50, 163, 205,
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                                                                        .........................................................260, 325
The Vine ......................................................309
                                                                      University policies and procedures ................312                Welcome Week.............................................313
Therapeutic recreation major .......................239
                                                                      University refund policy .................................23          Wilder, L. Douglas School of Government
Total credits....................................................40
                                                                      University Student Commons ......................306                   and Public Affairs .....................................105
Transcript evaluation ....................................231
                                                                      University Student Health Services ...............310                 Withdrawal from the university ......................34
Transcripts......................................................38
                                                                      Upper-level courses ........................................40        Women’s Studies Program ......................54, 100
Transfer admission guidelines .........................12
                                                                      Urban Studies and Geography ......................114                 World Passport .............................................123
Transfer application deadlines.........................16
                                                                                                                                            WVCW .......................................................309
Transfer or change-of-major students .............57                  V
Transfer policies ...................................207, 261                                                                               Y
                                                                      VCU America Reads Program ......................317
Transfer student admissions ............................15
                                                                      VCU AmeriCorps ........................................317            Yingling Senior Achievement Award.............282
Transfer students ....................................64, 159
                                                                      VCU Community Solutions ........................319
Tuition and fees charges .................................22




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