1 Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020. WASHBURN UNIVERSITY. Undergraduate Catalog . 2019-2020. Washburn University is accredited or approved by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604. To file a complaint with the commission, please follow its stated procedures. Washburn University Statement of Accreditation Status Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX Coordinator, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621.
2 1700 SW College Avenue Topeka, Kansas 66621. Phone: (785) 670-1010. Toll Free (outside Topeka): (800) 332-0291. TDD: (785) 670-1025. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS Greek 38. Honorary 38. Purpose of this 6 Student Recreation and Wellness 38. Statement of Responsibility .. 6 Intercollegiate 39. Class Cancellations/Changes in 6 University Diversity and 39. General 8 Student Housing on 40. Vision, Mission, 8 Off-Campus 40. Non-Discrimination Regulation and 8 Information Technology 40. Sexual 11 Evening, Weekend, and Online 40. History of the 19 Summer 41. University 20 Academic Institutes and 41. University 20 The Washburn Transformational 41. Open Meetings and 21 Leadership 42. Campus and 21 Leadership Studies 43. Special 21 Learning in the Community (LinC).. 46. Student Services and Academic 24 Civic Engagement Poverty Studies 47. Admission, Registration, Enrollment, High Impact Community Engagement Admission Requirements for Degree 24 Office of International 50.
3 Application Fee 25 Intensive English 53. Admission 25 International Student 53. Transfer 25 University Honors 54. Provisional 27 Interdisciplinary Academic 56. Academically Suspended 27 Interdisciplinary 56. Non-Degree Seeking 27 Minor in 57. New Student 27 Information Literacy 58. Welcome 27 Minor in International 60. Program 27 Minor in International 60. ACT or ACT 28 Kansas 60. Auditing/60 and 28 Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino/a Registration and 28 Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution 61. 29 Women's and Gender 63. Tuition and Fees .. 30 Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).. 64. Financial 30 64. 31 Air 65. Categories of 31 Aerospace 67. 31 Pre-Professional 67. Miscellaneous 32 67. Fines/Other University Financial 32 67. Liability for Institutional 32 Law Early Admission 68. 33 68. Financial 34 68. Center For Student Success And 34 69. First-Year 34 Pre-Veterinary 69.
4 Office of Academic 35 Academic 69. University Tutoring & Writing 35 Student 69. Center for Testing & Prior 35 69. Office of Student 36 Student 69. Career 36 Academic Impropriety 69. Student Health and Counseling 36 Academic 69. Residential 37 Official E-Mail 70. Student Involvement & 37 70. WU Student Government Association (WSGA).. 37 Medical 70. Campus Activities Board (CAB).. 38 Military 71. Student 38 Declaring/Changing a Major or 71. 3. 71 165. Degree 71 166. Application For 71 Humanities and Creative and Performing 166. Student Records .. 72 Integrated 171. Directory 72 172. Campus Telephone Directory Information .. 75 Liberal 174. Clery Annual Security 75 Mass 180. 75 Mathematics and 181. Definition of Student Credit 76 Modern 186. 77 194. Credit For Prior 77 Natural Sciences and 203. 77 Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution 216. International Baccalaureate 78 217.
5 79 221. 79 Political Science and Public 223. Credit Granted for Military 81 229. Grading System/Grade 81 Religious 232. Awarding Incomplete 81 235. A/Pass/Fail 82 238. Repetition of 82 Women's and Gender 242. 82 School of Applied 243. 82 General Degree 243. Grade Appeal 83 Certificate 244. Academic Probation, Suspension, Scholarships/Financial 244. Academic Fresh 86 Associate Degree Programs/Washburn 246. Programs, Degrees, Graduation 87 Allied 248. Graduation 87 Bachelor of Health 248. University Requirements Bachelor 87 Health Services 249. University Requirements Associate 88 Medical 249. General Education 90 Diagnostic Medical 250. General Education 91 Health Information 251. Requirements for Specific 93 Occupational Therapy 251. College of Arts and Sciences Degree 95 Physical Therapist 253. School of Business Degree 96 Radiation 254. School of Nursing Degree 96 Radiologic 255.
6 School of Applied Studies Degree 96 Magnetic 255. Washburn Tech Articulated Associate 97 Respiratory 256. College of Arts and 98 Surgical 257. General 98 Medical Laboratory 267. Degrees and Majors 99 Technology 270. Undergraduate Courses and 101 Criminal Justice and Legal 273. 103 Criminal 274. 109 Legal 281. 118 Legal Studies Options/Washburn 282. 119 Military and Homeland Security 285. 129 Human 288. 134 Social 297. Computer Information 137 School of 303. 143 Degree, Minor, and Certificate 305. 145 305. Engineering Transfer 156 Kansas Small Business Development 308. 157 Admission Requirements, Academic 308. 165 Transfer 308. 165 Graduation 311. 4. 313. 313. 314. Entrepreneurship and 314. 314. International 315. 315. 315. General 315. School of 325. Baccalaureate Nursing 326. Admission 326. RN to BSN 325. LPN to BSN 331. Graduation and Degree 332. General 332.
7 Officers of the 342. Board of 342. Administrative 342. Washburn Alumni 342. General 343. Faculty 352. 357. 5. PURPOSE OF THIS PUBLICATION. This Catalog is intended as a description of the educational program and activities offered by Washburn University. Washburn University makes no representations that following a particular course curriculum outlined in the Catalog will result in specific achievement, employment or qualification for employment, admission to degree programs, or licensing for particular professions or occupations. This Catalog is explanatory in nature and is not a contract between the student and Washburn University. Washburn University reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, change the fees, change the rules and calendar regulating admission and graduation requirements, and change any other regulations affecting the student body. Changes shall become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and shall apply not only to prospective students but also to those who at the time are matriculated in the university.
8 Information in this Catalog is correct according to information available to the Washburn University administration at the time of publication . It is understood that the ultimate responsibility for complying with degree requirements rests with the students STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY. The University does not assume responsibility for injury or property loss, or damage sustained by persons on or off the University's premises. Incidents of injury or property damage which could result in claims should be reported to the police immediately. CLASS CANCELLATIONS/CHANGES IN SCHEDULES. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Washburn University reserves the right to cancel courses or change meeting times, classroom assignments, or instructors. NOTE. We are interested in knowing any improvements to this Catalog the readers believe to be appropriate. We accept suggestions in writing and incorporate them in future editions when possible.
9 6. There are many reasons to come to Washburn. A great one is small class sizes. Smaller classes allow There are a number of reasons to attend Washburn, teachers to give individualized attention to each student, many that students will find out for themselves when they offer a more relaxed atmosphere for learning, and you come to our campus. Make the most of your college make students feel more comfortable to ask questions. experience and get involved with all that Washburn has to Our small class sizes and office hours for professors allow offer you. As Teddy Roosevelt said, Nothing in the world individuals and educators alike to get to know each other is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, on a one-on-one basis. Teachers know your name and pain, or difficulty. Higher education involves all three, but something about you! Our teachers genuinely care for Washburn is here to help and it will be worth it.
10 Welcome each student and go the extra mile to help our students to Washburn! become successful. Our campus size is wonderful. Washburn is small enough that you will always be able to find a familiar face, but still large enough that you can meet new people every day. Washburn offers a number of organizations to fit any interests. Washburn also provides a variety of entertainment; we have had comedians, magicians, and musicians come to campus and students get free admission to athletic events. Other benefits to students include the career services office, the health services and counseling office, and a Recreation and Wellness Center with a rock climbing wall. You will find our services help you to have a smooth transition to college and lots of support once you are settled into college life. The best part is free parking for students! Mabee becomes a second home and is open 24 hours a day for student convenience during finals week.