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Contents A Tiger’s Guide to the Virtual College........................................................................Inside Front Cover FHSU Advantage............................................................................................................Inside Front Cover Contents.........................................................................................................................................................1 About FHSU...................................................................................................................................................2 Decisions........................................................................................................................................................3 Getting Started......................................................................................................................................... 4-6 Quick Step Guide........................................................................................................................................................................ 4 Enrollment.................................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Blackboard.................................................................................................................................................................................... 6

Resources................................................................................................................................................... 7-9 Academic Calendar.................................................................................................................................................................... 7 Schedule of Classes........................................................................................................................................................................... 7 Tuition and Fees.......................................................................................................................................................................... 7 Financial Aid and Scholarships.............................................................................................................................................. 7 Academic Advising.................................................................................................................................................................... 7 Library Services........................................................................................................................................................................... 8 Smarthinking............................................................................................................................................................................... 8 TigerConnect............................................................................................................................................................................... 8 Transfer and Articulation Agreements............................................................................................................................... 8 Partnerships................................................................................................................................................................................. 9 Academic Information, Policies and Procedures............................................................................................................. 9

Non-Credit/CEU Offerings........................................................................................................................10 Degrees........................................................................................................................................................11 Associates.................................................................................................................................................................................... 12 Bachelors..............................................................................................................................................................................13-37 Masters..........................................................................................................................................................................................38-47 Specialist.......................................................................................................................................................................................48-49

Certificate Programs............................................................................................................................50-69 General Education Program.....................................................................................................................70 Personal Notes............................................................................................................................................71 Frequently Asked Questions....................................................................................................................72 Directory.......................................................................................................................... Inside Back Cover

Fort Hays State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This student guidebook is an official publication of Fort Hays State University and is intended to provide general information. Although the policies, procedures, fees, and descriptions were current and accurate at the time of publication, the university and the Kansas Board of Regents reserve the right to make changes at any time to facilitate the delivery of high-quality educational services. The information in this publication, therefore, is subject to change and does not constitute a contract between the university and any other party. Students are responsible for adhering to the regulations contained in this publication.

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8th Edition Published February 2012

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About FHSU Fort Hays State University was founded in 1902 as the Western Branch of the Kansas Normal School. The original name reflected the university’s location on the site of the former frontier military post, Fort Hays. Through the years, Fort Hays State University has developed academic research and community partnerships with the people of our region and the State of Kansas. With the emergence of a world of constant change, future-thinking faculty and administrators worked together to create new programming and initiatives to accommodate the information economy and social transformation. Visionaries on the faculty and in the administration, like the visionaries who founded the school, are looking ahead to identify and address the knowledge, skills, and competencies that will be needed in a global society. United by a technological network that facilitates the flow of information and ideas, Fort Hays State University looks forward to a second century of educational service and excellence in a knowledge-driven world order.

Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas is located off Interstate 70, halfway between Denver, Colorado and Kansas City, Kansas.

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DECISIONS What is Forward Thinking World Ready? At Fort Hays State University, “Forward thinking. World ready.” isn’t just a tagline, it’s a way of life. FHSU offers innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs that combine relevant course content with faculty and staff who are focused on teaching and mentoring students. With eyes to the future, we encourage students to actively participate in the world around them through professional, civic and social engagement. What does this mean for you? Discover your talents, explore your passions and get the education you need to find innovative solutions to the dynamic challenges of the 21st century workforce. The world is waiting.

Is the Virtual College right for me? There is no question that distance education is growing in popularity and more and more people are finding that it adapts to their educational needs. Is distance learning for you? • • • • •

Are you in need of a flexible class schedule? Do you need to move up in your career, but do not have the appropriate degree? Do you want to restart your career after the children go off to school? Do you need a degree, but can’t afford to leave work? Are you in need of some additional courses at an affordable price to complete a degree?

If you have educational needs similar to those listed above then the Virtual College at Fort Hays State University may be for you. Visit the Virtual College online at www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege to find out if taking quality courses that are conveniently delivered will fit your educational needs and goals.

What if I am in the Military? Fort Hays State University offers military programs and benefits for active and inactive military personnel and their spouses. Our “military specialties” and “CISCO” programs within the Bachelor of General Studies degree attract hundreds of soldiers from around the world because we tailor the program to each individual soldier’s area of expertise. We accept Military Occupational Specialties, CLEP, DANTES, and numerous other institutional credits along with Advanced Placement Examinations, Local Examinations, and Excelsior College Proficiency Examinations approved by the ACE recommended scores; which can all be applied toward the completion of the degree. The keystone of our success with the military is our “high-tech” and “high-touch” approach. We offer first-rate educational quality of instruction, combined with a personalized advising program and support from personnel specifically assigned to assist military students. Just call 785-628-5541 and ask for the Military Specialist. Fort Hays State University will guarantee affordable success wherever soldiers are stationed through the ease of distance instruction utilizing DVD, CD-ROM, and online delivery. Combining those resources with classroom integration of non-military personnel, cooperative learning is significantly enhanced for all students through real-world experiences brought into the classroom. For more information go to our military website at www.fhsu.edu/ 1-800-628-FHSU

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Getting Started Quick Step Guide to Getting Started STEP ONE If you have never attended FHSU you must apply for admission. Students can apply for admission online at www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege/apply or by clicking the red Apply button on the Virtual college website, www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege. FHSU believes in the importance of individualized academic advising. Once you are accepted to the University you will be assigned an academic advisor. Your advisor helps you plan your course of study and can assist you throughout enrollment. You can determine your advisor assignment online at tigertracks.fhsu.edu or by contacting your major department or the Office of the Registrar at 800-628-FHSU (3478). You will pre-enroll and enroll online by logging in to TigerTracks, clicking on “Online Services,� and then logging in to TigerEnroll. You will be able to pre-enroll on or after the dates designated by your classification. Credit card information must be included for fee payment. If special arrangements for payment (such as financial aid, scholarships or special program) are required, students must contact the Student Fiscal Services office at (785) 628-5836 or e-mail sfsmail@fhsu.edu prior to completing the online form. Please allow five working days for registration to be processed. STEP TWO Login to TigerTracks at tigertracks.fhsu.edu and click the Online Services tab to view your enrollment and financial status and to update personal contact information. TigerTracks also provides advisor contact information, allows you to check your course schedule and gives you the option to print an unofficial copy of your transcript. Your TigerTracks login also provides access to resources at Forsyth Library. Tiger Tracks is your web portal, offering centralized Single Sign-on access to student Scatcat e-mail, the Blackboard course delivery system and other FHSU online services including on-campus wireless internet, FHSU computer labs and restricted Library Resources (for currently enrolled FHSU students using a non-FHSU internet connection). For help using TigerTracks, go to the Help tab at tigertracks.fhsu.edu or contact the CTC Help Desk at www.fhsu.edu/ctc/helpdesk . STEP THREE Access your FREE, lifetime e-mail service, Scatcat, at www.fhsu.edu/ctc/helpdesk/learn-scatcat/ . Scatcat gives you access to messages from faculty and other offices on campus and space to store files and publish Web pages. If you are using another e-mail service, you can forward your Scatcat e-mail to your preferred provider. STEP FOUR To purchase books and other course materials visit your official Fort Hays State University Bookstore online at fhsu.bkstr.com. STEP FIVE You can review draft syllabi for many courses online at www.fhsu.edu/syllabus. Contact your instructor for an official syllabus and additional course information after the semester begins. STEP SIX For easy access to your courses, including the Blackboard delivery system, please visit the Virtual College website at www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege or tigertracks.fhsu.edu and click on the Blackboard link. Once the semester begins, contact your instructor if your courses are not posted on Blackboard. STEP SEVEN If you have additional questions, visit the Virtual College website at www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege, send an e-mail to virtualcollege@fhsu.edu, or call us at (785) 628-4291 or toll-free at 800-628-FHSU (3478).

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Getting Started Enrollment TigerEnroll TigerEnroll is the online system that will guide you through the process of selecting courses, pre-enrolling, and enrolling. Activating Your Account: To activate your TigerTracks/TigerEnroll login, go to https://tigertracks.fhsu.edu/register/. This site allows FHSU students, faculty and staff to activate their TigerTracks login. The TigerTracks login (username and password combination) provides “Single Sign-On” access to multiple FHSU systems, including the TigerTracks Web portal. Logging in to TigerEnroll: Step One: Go to tigertracks.fhsu.edu Step Two: Click on “CAS Secure Login” Step Three: Select the “Online Services” tab Step Four: Select “TigerEnroll” under Student Information Systems Step Five: Login with the same username and password for TigerTracks login The TigerEnroll Process: You will see a five tab screen, beginning with the Worksheet tab once you have successfully logged on. Each tab represents a different step in the TigerEnroll process. The process follows a tab-by-tab sequence, starting always with the “Worksheet”. The tabs are as follows: Worksheet Tab: Student and/or academic advisor will build schedule here. This allows you to add courses of interest to your worksheet without actually reserving a seat in the course. If at any time you have questions regarding courses, please contact our academic advisor. Enrollment Holds Tab: This tab will show you if you have any type of enrollment hold(s). Enrollment holds are the student’s responsibility to resolve. Unresolved holds will block you from proceeding to the “Pre-Enroll/Schedule Changes” tab. It is important to follow the instructions listed if you have any holds BEFORE your date to pre- enroll for classes. If you have no holds, proceed to the next tab. Pre-Enroll/Schedule Changes Tab: This tab allows you to submit your schedule for advisor approval through TigerEnroll at 12:01 A.M. on or after your scheduled pre-enrollment date, as assigned by classification. Schedules cannot be submitted prior to your assigned date. Your academic advisor CANNOT approve your schedule until you submit it. If you are unaware of your pre-enrollment date, it is always posted under this tab. Advisor Approval Tab: This is where your academic advisor approves or denies the courses you submitted. You can always check the approval status of your courses on this tab. If you have courses that are “pending approval” please keep in mind that you have already reserved a seat in the course. Your academic advisor will contact you if they have questions regarding a course you have placed on your student schedule. Enrollment/Payment Tab: You will finalize your enrollment at this tab. It is the student’s responsibility to process this tab. To avoid having your courses dropped, make payment arrangements by the due date.

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Getting Started Blackboard Blackboard is a Web-based course delivery tool that allows instructors to provide students with documents, multimedia files, and more. Some instructors also use Blackboard to facilitate class discussions and to administer tests. Blackboard can be accessed from any Web browser at any time, day or night. Accessing Your Course Before you begin to access your course on Blackboard you will need to have at least a 2.0 Firefox browser or a 6.0 or higher Internet Explorer browser. Both of these can be downloaded from the Internet for free. 1. Go to blackboard.fhsu.edu 2. Read instructions. 3. Click the “Login” button on the left side of the screen.

4. You will then be prompted to enter your “Username” and “Password.” The username is your TigerTracks ID, normally your first and middle initials followed by your last name. If you do not have a middle initial, then use a “_” (underscore). To avoid duplicate IDs, a number may be added to the end of the username (For example: abjones2). There are no spaces and the username is all in lowercase. Your password is the same as your TigerTracks, at least a 7 digit number and letter combination. 5. Once you have successfully logged on to Blackboard, all of the courses that you are currently enrolled in will appear under the “My Courses” section. Click the name of your desired course and begin. If you have problems accessing your course, first contact your instructor to verify your username and password. If you continue having problems you can contact 800-628-FHSU (3478) for technical support. Contact Tiger Info at 800-628-FHSU for login or access difficulties.

*Computer Requirements (suggested minimum requirements) • Windows: Any modern Intel or AMD Processor (2.4 GHz dual core processor or greater for simultaneous record/playback features • Macintosh: Intel processor • 2 GB of RAM • 80 GB hard disk drive • Full-duplex sound card and speakers • CD-ROM/DVD drive • Screen size and resolution: User preference (higher resolution preferred) • Internet access (high-speed highly recommended) • E-mail account (all students receive a scatcat e-mail account) • Web browser such as Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (or later) and certain course specific plug-ins (Note: Safari does not work with some university systems) • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7, XP (or higher) or Mac OS X (or higher) • Software: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat Reader, others as required by instructor or course requirements. • 128 MB or larger video card.

NOTE: Courseware cannot be accessed using Web TV.

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resources Resources Academic Calendar Keep up-to-date on important academic dates by reviewing the University Calendar online at www.fhsu.edu/registrar/academic-calendar/

Schedule of Classes

For an up-to-date list of course offerings for current and upcoming semesters visit tigertracks.fhsu.edu, click on the Course Schedule Tab and search.

Tuition and Fees Tuition and fees for courses offered through the Virtual College are posted on the Student Fiscal Services website at www.fhsu.edu/sfs. The completion of the “Enrollment/Payment” tab on TigerEnroll is required for payment of tuition and fees. Payment of tuition and fees for courses offered through the Virtual College may be paid by check/money order, credit card, Fee Installment Agreement, or financial aid.

Financial Aid and Scholarships The mission of the Financial Assistance Office is to enhance student learning and personal development through the administration of federal, state, and local financial assistance and scholarship programs. In particular, the areas of service, counseling, information disbursement, compliance, and aid equity are emphasized. All students should take advantage of Fort Hays State University’s Financial Assistance Office. They have many opportunities to assist all types of students. For a step by step guide to applying for any Federal or State grant, work study program and/or loan, please visit www.fhsu.edu/finaid/applying-for-aid/.

Academic Advising Academic advising is based on a system of shared responsibility between student and advisor, and is a process of continuous improvement, clarification, and evaluation with the aim of furthering institutional advising goals and desired student outcomes. Each student is assigned an advisor upon admittance to discuss your academic program and your career/life goals. Academic advising is provided through the coordinated efforts of the Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center and faculty advisors. Contact your advisor when you have academic related questions or issues. Advisors can be reached during office hours, by e-mail, phone, regular mail or you can check with the department office to see when your advisor is available. Faculty advisors also teach classes and work on academic research, so advisement hours may be limited. If you are unable to make contact with your advisor, you may want to send e-mail or call your advisor to schedule an appointment.

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Resources Library Services Forsyth Library maintains the Library Distance Services Program for students taking courses through Fort Hays State University Virtual College. Virtual College students living outside of Hays can receive off-campus library services to support their studies. If living in Hays, the Library asks that the student come to the Library for assistance.

Services provided by the library: • conducting limited literature searches • photocopying articles • mailing Forsyth Library books to the student’s home • directing the student to library resources • assisting with interlibrary loan of articles from journals not owned by Forsyth Library. Books or dissertations borrowed from other libraries can be mailed. • providing instructions on off-campus access to library resources. See the following website: www.fhsu.edu/ctc/helpdesk/library-resources/.

To Request help from the Distance Services Librarian, contact: Distance Services Librarian, Forsyth Library, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; Phone: (785) 628-5283 or (785) 628-5511; Fax: (785) 628-4096; E-mail: refserv@fhsu.edu. For additional information consult the library website at www.fhsu.edu/forsyth_lib/outreach.shtml.

SMARTHINKING! (Online Tutoring and Academic Support) Fort Hays State University has partnered with SMARTHINKING, the leading source for online tutoring and academic support, to offer FREE online tutoring services to its students. SMARTHINKING provides web-based tutoring. The service supplements our existing Academic Success Program and Writing Center services by offering online tutoring, homework help and skills 24 hours a day, seven days a week. SMARTHINKING’s e-structors are highly qualified graduate students, college faculty, high school teachers and retired educators recruited from across the country. SMARTHINKING’s e-structors are screened, trained and monitored to ensure you receive consistent, quality help when you need it. To learn more, please visit www.fhsu.edu/ virtualcollege/student/smarthinking/

TigerConnect

TigerConnect is Fort Hays State University’s Social Networking site dedicated to keeping you informed. You can collaborate with other students, make new friends, form study groups, and become a stronger member of the FHSU community through social networking. To learn more about TigerConnect, please go to http://tigerconnect.fhsu. edu/account/login/

Fort Hays State University Transfer and Articulation Agreements The Virtual College has established Transfer and Articulation Agreements with two-year and four-year institutions throughout the country to allow students to continue their education by transferring college credits to Fort Hays State University. The institutions listed below are part of the ever-increasing number of partner schools. In addition, the Virtual College has Transfer and Articulation Agreements with many institutions in the Navy College Partnership Distance Learning Program. For additional information about FHSU’s transfer and articulation agreements, please visit

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Resources Fort Hays State University Partnerships Fort Hays State University is continually developing a wide array of strategic partnerships linked to the capabilities of the Internet that support FHSU’s mission, vision, brand, and values to Kansas citizens, other academic institutions, the military, corporate entities, and global higher educational institutions. For further information about any of these partnerships, or to pursue additional collaborative educational opportunities, contact the Office of Strategic Partnerships at (785) 628-5834, or www.fhsu.edu/osp.

Academic Information, Policies and Procedures The following academic information, policies and procedures can be found online at the following webpage: web.fhsu.edu/universitycatalog/gen/academicinfo.asp: Academic Advising Academic Appeals Academic Clemency Academic Honesty Academic Probation Academic Probation and Suspension Academic Suspension Add Policy Statement Auditor Calculating and Removing Deficiencies from a C Average Candidates Eligible to Participate in Commencement Change to Official Enrollment Class Attendance, Absence Notices and Records, Absences of Students Classification of Students Commencement Copyrightable Software Course Number and Levels Cum Laude Dean’s Honor Roll Degree-Granting Periods and Dates of Degrees Earned Enrollment of More than 18 Credit Hours General Copyright Policy Grade Point Average (GPA) Grade Reporting Grades and Grade Points Honors at Graduation Hour of Credit

How to Add Courses How to Totally Withdraw from the University How to Withdraw Courses Improving a Grade Institutional Procedures Intellectual Property Policy Magna Cum Laude Manuscripts for Academic Journals Mediated Courseware Non-Degree Credit Non-Degree Students Official Enrollment Participation in Assessment Activities Pass/No Credit Policy Patent and Copyrightable Software Policy Procedures (for violation of Academic Honesty Policy) Reinstatement and Appeal Removing an Incomplete Scholarly and Artistic Works Student Academic Creations Summa Cum Laude Trademark Policy Transcript Fee Transcript Requests Undergraduate Student Grade Appeals Withdrawal for Active Military Duty Policy Statement Withdrawal Policy Statement Withholding Records (transcripts; pre-enrollment)

The following University Policy Statements can be found online at the following webpage: web.fhsu.edu/universitycatalog/gen/policies.asp: Philosophy Concerning Alcohol and the Affirmative Action Policy Use of Other Drugs Notice of Non-discrimination Value Statement for the Administration, Notice of Accessibility Faculty, and Staff Policy Relative to Harassment Privacy Rights and Notification of Rights Protected Class Grievance Policy Under FERPA Affirmative Action Officer

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Non-credit/CEU offerings Continuing Education Units (CEU), or non-credit offerings allow you to renew a professional license, obtain personal and professional enrichment, or learn about a specific topic in a short time. Fort Hays State University offers a variety of single courses, or multiple courses from a content area to receive a Certificate of Completion. Our instructor facilitated online courses are informative, convenient, and highly interactive. Courses begin every month and last six to eight weeks. Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can participate in any course from your home or office any time of day or night.

Certificate of Completion Programs Typically Available Computer Applications The Internet Web Graphics & Multimedia Database Management & Programming Certification Prep Test Prep Personal Enrichment Start Your Own Business Business Administration Law & Legal Careers Basic Computer Literacy Graphic Design Grant Writing Web Page Design Web & Computer Programming PC Troubleshooting, Networking, & Security Writing & Publishing Personal Finance & Wealth Building Accounting Personal Development Sales & Marketing For more information about Non-Credit/CEU Offerings, please contact the Virtual College, Fort Hays State University, Forsyth Library, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-FHSU extension 4291; or visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege/degrees/non-credit/.

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Degrees • Associate of General Studies Concentrations are listed online at www.fhsu.edu/ags/areas-of-emphasis • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Psychology (under development; contact us to check status) • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Economics • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management - Concentration in Human Resources • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing • Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism and Hospitality Management • Bachelor of General Studies Concentrations are listed online at www.fhsu.edu/bgs • Bachelor of Science in Business Education - Business Teacher Licensure • Bachelor of Science in Business Education - Corporate Communication • Bachelor of Science in Business Education - Training and Development • Bachelor of Science in Education - Early Childhood Unified • Bachelor of Science in Education - Elementary TEAM K-6 • Bachelor of Science in Education - Elementary TEAM K-6 with Special Education Minor • Bachelor of Science in Education - TEAM K-6 Honors • Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications Computer Networking and Telecommunications or Web Development • Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies • Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostic Imaging • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN • Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership • Bachelor of Science in Technology Leadership • Master of Business Administration (concentrations are listed online at www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege/degrees/ masters/leadership/) • Master of Liberal Studies (concentrations are listed online at www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege/degrees/masters/ liberal-studies/) • Master of Science in Counseling (not completely online) • Master of Science in Education • Master of Science in Educational Administration (Principal) • Master of Science in Health and Human Performance • Master of Science in Instructional Technology • Master of Science in Nursing - Administration or Education Track • Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Track (some campus and KS license required) • Master of Science in Psychology - School Psychology - SEE PAGE 49 FOR M.S. and Ed.S. iNFORMATION • Master of Science in Special Education • Specialist in Education with a major in Educational Administration • Specialist in Education with a major in School Psychology

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Associates degree Associate of General Studies (AGS) The AGS program is an excellent choice for the person who would like to return to earn his or her college degree. To earn an Associate of General Studies degree, you will only need to complete 60 credit hours. The degree allows for 12 hours of free electives and 12 hours in your area of concentration. By entering the AGS program, you will be able to set and meet short-term educational goals. After earning your Associate of General Studies degree, you can elect to go on to complete a four-year degree. Through the program, you gain critical-thinking, problem-solving, math and communication skills that you will need to move ahead in your current job or to prepare for a new and different career. The AGS program allows you to explore a wide range of information in every discipline. It also provides challenges in a program of interdisciplinary study focused on developing intellectual thought and academic persistence.

Degree Requirements for the Associate of General Studies Foundation Studies (15 hours required) ENG 101 English Composition I..................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours ENG 102 English Composition II............................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours COMM 100 Fundamentals of Oral Communication ...........................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 101 Liberal Arts Mathematics or MATH 110 College Algebra............................................................................3 credit hours MIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems ...................................................................................................3 credit hours

International Studies (3 hours required) ENG 125 World Literature and the Human Experience.................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GSCI 110 World Geography........................................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours HIST 111 Modern World Civilization........................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours

Distribution Courses (2 departments must be represented in each area selected from the FHSU General Education Program found on page 10 or online at www.fhsu.edu/cids/AGS) Humanities (Art, Communication, English, Modern Languages, Multiculturalism, Music, Philosophy)........................................... 6 credit hours Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geosciences, Mathematics/Computer Science, Physics).............. 6 credit hours Social and Behavioral Sciences (Economics, History, Multiculturalism, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology).................... 6 credit hours

Emphasis Area of Emphasis .........................................................................................................................................................................12 credit hours Free Electives.................................................................................................................................................................................12 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree........................................................................ 60** credit hours *At this time, this course is not offered through the Virtual College. **15 hours must come from FHSU for the AGS Degree.

For additional information regarding the AGS degree, please visit us online at www.fhsu.edu/ags; call toll free at 800-628-FHSU (3478); or contact the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5761.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Whether you want to be a lawyer or a judge, a city manager or a state legislator, a school board member or a US Senator, a foreign diplomat or the head of a non-profit agency, our program will provide you with the knowledge and the skills you need to be successful. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science prepares you to continue your study in a graduate or professional program or find an exciting career in the field of your choice. We believe that the combination of theory and practice best prepares you for the legal or political world. That’s why our curriculum grounds you in political philosophy while it builds your research skills, and why it provides general knowledge about political science while it allows you to focus on a specialized area of interest. To help put theory into practice, you will have the chance to couple your classroom experience with internships to give you hands-on learning opportunities. We want you to leave your FHSU experience understanding politics from the local to the global arena, ready to make a difference by tackling complex issues in today’s society.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science Core Courses for the Major (22 hours required) POLS 100 Orientation to Political Science..............................................................................................................................3 credit hours POLS 101 American Government..............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours POLS 230 Introduction to International Relations..............................................................................................................3 credit hours POLS 180 Introduction to Public Policy..................................................................................................................................3 credit hours PHIL 201 Political Philosophy......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours POLS 455 Research Methods......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours POLS 689 Internship in Political Science.................................................................................................................................1 credit hour POLS 490 Senior Capstone..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Concentration Area (18 hours required, with 9-18 hours in one area. Note: students can do 9 hours in each area for a total of 18): Legal Studies/Pre-law Concentration (9-18 hours under advisement) And/Or Public Administration Concentration (9-18 hours under advisement) Modern Language Requirement (10 hours required) Free Electives under advisement (19 hours required) General Education Requirement (55 hours required) Total Hours Required for Degree........................................................................ 124 credit hours For additional information about the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree, please visit www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Political Science, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 356, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4425; http://www.fhsu.edu/polisci/.

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Bachelors degrees Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Sociology is a dynamic field of study that leads to fascinating employment opportunities in fields with high social importance. If you are interested in exploring the relationships among groups and between groups and individuals, wish to prepare for an exciting professional career, and have a general desire to make the world a better place – then welcome to the Sociology Program at Fort Hays State University! Sociology courses are taught via the Internet, videotape, CD-ROM, e-mail and traditional correspondence methods. As a student majoring in sociology, you have the opportunity to craft (with the aid of an individual advisor) a program of study to best suit your own interests and needs. Along with a set of core courses, you will select among many elective sociology and university courses to complete your degree. In addition, sociology majors have the opportunity to complete a very popular internship requirement. Internships are tailored to help students sample potential careers, build resumes, learn new skills, hone current skills, and pave the way for subsequent employment.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Core Sociology Courses (21 hours required) SOC 140 Introduction to Sociology ........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours SOC 145 Principles of Culture ...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours SOC 361 Sociological Theory and Literature .......................................................................................................................3 credit hours SOC 362 Methods of Social Research .....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours SOC 472 Social Inequality ..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours SOC 621 Advanced Sociological Research.............................................................................................................................3 credit hours SOC 670 Grant Proposal Development .................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Elective Sociology Courses available through the Virtual College (15 hours required) SOC 320 Sociology Through Cinema SOC 333 Global Forces in a Changing World SOC 343 Sociology of Sex Roles SOC 344 Social Deviance SOC 348 Topics: Economic Sociology and Sociology of Work SOC 348 Topics: Medical Sociology SOC 348 Topics: Non-Profit Organizations SOC 348 Topics: Popular Culture SOC 350 Family Communication SOC 352 Stepfamilies SOC 355 Sociology of Death and Dying

SOC 384 Social Problems SOC 388 Sociology of the Family in America SOC 436 Demography SOC 460 Comparative Cultures and Societies SOC 475 Sociology of Urban and Rural Areas SOC 621 Advanced Sociological Research SOC 644 Sociology of Aging SOC 647 Comp. Cultural Anthro. Ojibwa Indians SOC 673 Program Development/Evaluation SOC 677 Internship in Sociology: Grantwriting SOC 679 Community Theory and Development

Modern Language ......................................................................................................................................................................10 credit hours General Education Requirements .........................................................................................................................................55 credit hours Free Electives ............................................................................................................................................................................... 23 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree ........................................................................ 124 credit hours Certificate Programs In addition, the Department of Sociology and Social Work offers the following certificate programs: (please see the Certificate Programs section of this publication for more information): • Addictions Counseling Certificate Program--Coordinated by the Social Work Program • Community Development Certificate Program--Coordinator: Mike Walker (mwalker@fhsu.edu) • Grant Proposal Writing and Program Evaluation Certificate Program--Coordinator: Keith Campbell (kcampbel@fhsu.edu) • Life Issues Certificate Program--Coordinator: Rose Arnhold (rarnhold@fhsu.edu) • Women’s and Gender Studies--Coordinator: Kate McGonigal (kmcgonig@fhsu.edu) Please visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/sociology for a more detailed description of our courses, certificates, programs, faculty, and department. For additional information, please contact the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 354, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-5881.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Marketing Why study International Business and Economics? Corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations are looking for employees who understand the international world and possess cultural sensitivity. Career opportunities are increasing for people with the knowledge of the international environment within which both domestic and foreign businesses operate. As firms worldwide become more dependent upon international trade - many multinationals do business in more than 100 countries - the need for graduates with business and economic skills continues to increase. A major in International Business and Economics offers a broad base of traditional business courses that provide you the unique perspective on doing business globally. Unlike other business degrees, this program draws more heavily from other areas of study, such as: political science, sociology, geography, or foreign language.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Economics College of Business and Leadership Core Curriculum (27 hours required) ACCT 203 Financial Accounting................................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours ACCT 204 Managerial Accounting........................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance..................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law I............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 602 Productions and Operations Management....................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 499 Business Policy............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

International Business and Economics Core (12 hours required) ECFI 644 International Economics............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours ECFI 645 International Finance.................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 606 International Business............................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MKT 606 International Marketing............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours

Major Electives (27 hours with a minimum of 12 ECFI hours): ECFI 321 Quantitative Methods ............................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 467 Internship........................................................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours ECFI 605 Intermediate Finance.................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours ECFI 607 Options and Futures Markets.................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours ECFI 631 Risk Management........................................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours ECFI 640 Money, Banking and the Macroeconomy........................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 641 Financial Markets and Institutions......................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 642 Bank Management ..................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 651 Managerial Economics............................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 682 Labor Economics.......................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 400 Global Business Communication........................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours GSCI 105 Cultural Geography.................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GSCI 240 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.......................................................................................... 3 credit hours LDRS 480 Leadership and Team Dynamics........................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 407 Project/Program Management.............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours POLS 230 Introduction to International Business............................................................................................................... 3 credit hours SOC 460 Comparative Cultures and Societies..................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For additional information about the Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Economics degree, please visit www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 201, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 6284201; or contact Dr. Dosse Toulaboe, Director of the International Business and Economics program, dtoulabo@fhsu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Management training provides students a broad perspective of the organization and an in-depth understanding of the operation of the modern business enterprise. Students are prepared for the workforce through specialized training and experience in the analysis of typical problem situations. The management program at FHSU provides the avenue for students to develop the knowledge, analytical skills, and leadership needed to excel in this exciting field.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Management College of Business and Leadership Core Curriculum (27 hours required) ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I....................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance..................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law I............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 602 Productions and Operations Management....................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 499 Business Policy............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Management Core (15 hours required) MGT 403 Business, Society, and Ethics................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 404 Organization Theory and Analysis........................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 410 Organizational Behavior/Development.............................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 611 Human Resource Management............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MIS 304 Management Information Systems I...................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Management Electives (18 hours required) GBUS 673 Problems in Business: Supply Chain Management....................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 673 Problems in Business: Employment Law.......................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 407 Project/Program Management.............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 604 Management of Small Business............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 605 Entrepreneurship......................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 606 International Business............................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 608 Total Quality Management...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 610 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining........................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 612 Recruitment, Selection, and Retention............................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 613 Total Compensation................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 614 Training and Development...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours * Other COBL courses with advisor approval (listed at www.fhsu.edu/management/business-management/)

Free Electives - Student Choice................................................................................9 credit hours General Education Requirements..........................................................................55 credit hours ECFI 201 Principles of Economics: Micro (Required)...........................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 202 Principles of Economics: Macro (Required).........................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (Required)..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 331 Calculus Methods or MATH 234 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Required)..................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For additional information about the Bachelor of Business Administration in Management degree, please visit www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Management and Marketing, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 302, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4201; mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Concentration in Human Resources Remaining competitive in today’s constantly changing business environment requires an understanding that people are a company’s greatest asset, and proactive steps to keep a workforce satisfied and motivated. The concentration in Human Resource Management has been structured to equip you with the skills and real world training you need to maximize the efforts and productivity of your human resources. Through the online BBA program, you have the opportunity to work with full-time management professors who have acquired the highest possible degrees for university teaching, possess corporate experience, and are dedicated to providing a high quality virtual learning experience.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Concentration in Human Resources College of Business and Leadership Core Curriculum (27 hours required) ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I....................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance..................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law I............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 602 Productions and Operations Management....................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 499 Business Policy............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Management Core (15 hours required) MGT 403 Business, Society, and Ethics................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 404 Organization Theory and Analysis........................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 410 Organizational Behavior/Development.............................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 611 Human Resource Management............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MIS 304 Management Information Systems I...................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Human Resources Management Concentration (21 hours required) COMM 606 Conflict Management through Communication ....................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 682 Labor Economics.......................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 673 Topics in Business: Employment Law................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 610 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining........................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 612 Recruitment, Selection and Retention................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 613 Total Compensation................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 614 Training and Development...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Free Electives - Student Choice................................................................................6 credit hours General Education Requirements..........................................................................55 credit hours ECFI 201 Principles of Economics: Micro (Required)...........................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 202 Principles of Economics: Macro (Required).........................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (Required)..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 331 Calculus Methods or MATH 234 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Required)..................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For additional information about the Bachelor of Business Administration in Management degree, please visit www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Management and Marketing, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 302, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4201; mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu.

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DegreesBachelors and Certificates Degrees Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems The Management Information Systems major focuses on ethical and technological leadership in a globally, digitally, and technologically-based economy. The major fosters knowledge workers who possess an in-depth knowledge of business processes, the ability to readily translate business requirements into value-added business information solutions, and the ability to develop and implement models of excellence for integrated business processes.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems College of Business and Leadership Core Curriculum (27 hours required) ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I ...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law I............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance..................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 499 Business Policy............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 602 Productions and Operations Management....................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

MIS Core (27 hours required) MIS 201 Intro to Procedural Programming........................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MIS 203 Contemporary Issues in Technology Information Systems............................................................................ 3 credit hours MIS 304 Management Information Systems I...................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MIS 330 Object-Oriented Development I.............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MIS 602 Information Systems Design and Development................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MIS 603 Database Systems......................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours OR INT 654 Intro to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle............................................................................................... 3 credit hours MIS 605 Principles of Computer Security and Forensics.................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MIS 650 Networks and Data Communications.................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MIS 610 Systems Development Project Seminar................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours

Business Applications Development Emphasis (15 hours by advisement), or Business Systems Analysis Emphasis (15 hours by advisement), or Technology Administration Emphasis (15 hours by advisement) General Education Requirements..........................................................................55 credit hours ECFI 201 Principles of Economics: Micro (Required)...........................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 202 Principles of Economics: Macro (Required).........................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (Required)..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For more information about the Management Information Systems degree , please visit www.fhsu.edu/informatics, or contact the Department of Informatics, Fort Hays State University , Heather Hall, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 6285373; int@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing All businesses, domestic and international, are involved in marketing, which offers career opportunities in selling, advertising, wholesaling, retailing, business-to-business marketing, international marketing, marketing research, public relations, governmental marketing and much more. The program’s objective is to prepare you for marketing positions and advancement in the business world. Through the online BBA program, you have the opportunity to work with fulltime management and marketing professors who have acquired the highest possible degrees for university teaching, possess corporate experience, and are dedicated to providing a high quality virtual learning experience.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing College of Business and Leadership Core Curriculum (27 hours required) ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I....................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance..................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law I ............................................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 602 Productions and Operations Management....................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 499 Business Policy............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Marketing Core (15 hours required) MKT 405 Marketing Strategy...................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MKT 601 Consumer Behavior..................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MKT 604 Marketing Research.................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MKT 606 International Marketing............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MKT 609 Strategic Electronic Marketing................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours

Marketing Electives (12 hours required) GBUS 673 Problems in Business: Supply Chain Management....................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 677 Internship................................................................................................................................................................. 1-6 credit hours MKT 302 Strategic Selling............................................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MKT 403 Retail Management.................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MKT 621 Tourism and Hospitality Marketing...................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MKT 603 Customer Service and Relationship Management.......................................................................................... 3 credit hours MKT 608 Database Marketing................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Marketing Related Electives (6 hours required) Six hours of upper division courses must be selected with advisement................................................................... 6 credit hours

Free Electives - Student Choice (9 hours required).................................................9 credit hours General Education Requirements (55 hours required).........................................55 credit hours ECFI 201 Principles of Economics: Micro (Required)...........................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 202 Principles of Economics: Macro (Required).........................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (Required)..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 331 Calculus Methods or MATH 234 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Required)..................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For additional information about the Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing degree, please visit www. fhsu.edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Management and Marketing, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 302, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4201; mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism and Hospitality Management The THM industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Tourism ranks among the top three industries in all 50 states. The “Tourism and Hospitality Management� (THM) major is designed to prepare undergraduate students for management careers in the tourism and hospitality industries. Students will study the core courses required of all students pursuing a Bachelors of Business Administration degree. Graduates from this major will be well prepared to assume managerial roles in these industries.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism and Hospitality Management College of Business and Leadership Core (27 hours required) ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I....................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ACCT 204 Priniciples of Accounting II..................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance..................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law I ............................................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles ........................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 602 Productions and Operations Management....................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 499 Business Policy............................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles .................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours

THM Core (21 hours required) MGT 620 Tourism and Hospitality Management................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MGT 621 Tourism and Hospitality Marketing....................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 622 Service Operations...................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 623 Meetings, Conventions, and Events Management......................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 624 Hotel and Resort Management.............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 625 International Hospitality: Problems and Planning.......................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 629 Tourism and Hospitality Industry Internship..................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Management Electives (15 hours by advisement) May be any College of Business and Leadership upper division course (number 3xx or higher) or upper division courses from other majors with advisor approval. Free Electives Student Choice (6 hours required) General Education Requirements..........................................................................55 credit hours ECFI 201 Principles of Economics: Micro (Required)...........................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 202 Principles of Economics: Macro (Required).........................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (Required)..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 331 Calculus Methods or MATH 234 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Required)..................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For additional information about the Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism and Hospitality Management degree, please visit www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Management and Marketing, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 302, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4201; mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu.

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Degrees Bachelors andDegrees Certificates Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) The Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) is a liberal arts degree available through the College of Arts and Sciences at Fort Hays State University. The degree provides maximum flexibility for students who wish to determine the content of their degree rather than pursue one of the established majors at FHSU. If you are looking for a degree based on your career goals, the BGS may be for you. Some quick facts about our BGS degree: • Offered at a distance since 1980 • Customized programs of study • Previous college courses accepted • Individual advisement • As few as 30 hours required from FHSU Concentrations available online through the Virtual College include, but are not limited to: Child Development Leadership Studies Criminal Justice Military Specialties Education Musical Studies General Business Networking Information Systems Geoscience Studies Political Studies Gerontology Psychological Studies Health Promotion Tourism and Hospitality Management Historical Studies Human Services Individual programs must be approved by an advisor designated by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A student interested in a BGS degree may transfer up to 94 credits with a maximum of 64 credits from a two-year school. Military personnel may transfer up to 64 units of ACE-approved credit and credit-by-exam.

Requirements of the BGS:

• A minimum of 80 hours of course work in the liberal arts and sciences areas (Art, Biological Sciences,

Chemistry, Communication, Economics, English, Geosciences, History, Information Networking and Telecommunications, Interdisciplinary Studies, Justice Studies, Leadership Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology and Social Work) • A maximum of 40 hours from one department • A minimum grade point average of 2.0 • A minimum of 45 hours of upper-division course work • 60 hours must come from a four-year school (ACE credit is included) • No modern language or mathematics courses required • A minimum of 30 hours of course work must be taken from FHSU (online or on-campus)

General Education Required Courses English Composition......................................................................................................................................................................6 credit hours Computer Literacy Course...........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Distribution Courses (3 departments must be represented in each area) Humanities (Art, Communication, English, Modern Languages, Multiculturalism, Music, Philosophy)......................................... 12 credit hours Natural Sciences and Mathematics (Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geosciences, Mathematics/Computer Science, Physics)............ 12 credit hours Social and Behavioral Sciences (Economics, History, Multiculturalism, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology).................. 12 credit hours

Concentration Area of Concentration................................................................................................................................................................21 credit hours Open Electives...............................................................................................................................................................................58 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For more information regarding the BGS degree, please visit us online at www.fhsu.edu/bgs; call 800-628-FHSU (3478); or contact the Coordinator for the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5950.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Business Education Business Teacher Licensure The Business Teacher Licensure concentration prepares students to be licensed to teach business courses in middle and high school. The undergraduate program in business education is designed to prepare students to be teachers who specialized in teaching business, marketing, and computer studies. Business content, professional education, and general education coursework is offered so students can meet the state requirements for teacher licensure. Business Education majors can teach accounting, business law, business economics, computer literacy, computer applications, introduction to business, entrepreneurship, keyboarding, and office technology.

Major Core..............................................................................................................33 credit hours

MGT 101 Intro to Business.......................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law............................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours INT 250 Intro to Web Development......................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MIS 304 Management Infor Systems....................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours LDRS 300 Intro to Leadership Concepts................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Software Applications (choose one).......................................................................3 credit hours

BCOM 300 Spreadsheet Applications..................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hour BCOM 310 Database Applications........................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 350 Integrated Data Applications............................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Business Related Elective Studies (choose one).....................................................3 credit hours MKT 403 Retail Management......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MKT 601 Consumer Behavior......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MKT 609 Strategic Electronic Marketing.................................................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 403 Business, Society, Ethics.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 602 Production Operations Management...................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 611 Human Resource Management..............................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Related Education (choose one)...............................................................................3 credit hours COMM 128 Mass Media in Society............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 347 Advertising.................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 345 Desktop Publishing.................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Business Teacher Licensure Concentration...........................................................47 credit hours ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours TEEL 202 Foundations of Education........................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours TEEL 231 Human Growth and Development....................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BUED 277 Early Field Exp: Business Education.................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours TECS 290 Intro to Instructional Technology......................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students............................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours BUED 422 Methods in Acct and Info Systems...................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BUED 423 Instl. Strategies in Business.................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours TEEL 431 Educational Psychology............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours BUED 613 Organization & Admin. of Career and Technical Education....................................................................... 3 credit hours TESS 494 The Secondary School Experience........................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours TESS 496 Student Teaching......................................................................................................................................................12 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 134 credit hours For additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Business Education - Business Teacher Licensure degree, please visit www.fhsu. edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Management and Marketing, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 302, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4201; mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu.

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Degrees Bachelors andDegrees Certificates Bachelor of Science in Business Education Corporate Communication The Corporate Communication concentration prepares students for a variety of employment possibilities in business and industry. The program provides students with some flexibility in designing their course of study depending upon their career interests. Graduates are in demand in a number of organizations because of their exposure to a variety of software programs and educational experiences. After completing the Corporate Communication concentration, students accept employment in management and marketing trainee programs, human resources departments, or sales positions. The career possibilities for the Corporate Communication graduate include management positions as directors of communications, public relations, and media relations in the corporate world and in private business. Graduates have advanced to supervisory positions in management, sales, human resources, and marketing.

Major Core..............................................................................................................33 credit hours MGT 101 Intro to Business.......................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law............................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours INT 250 Intro to Web Development......................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MIS 304 Management Infor Systems....................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours LDRS 300 Intro to Leadership Concepts................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Software Applications (choose one).......................................................................3 credit hours

BCOM 300 Spreadsheet Applications..................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hour BCOM 310 Database Applications........................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 350 Integrated Data Applications............................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Business Related Elective Studies (choose one).....................................................3 credit hours MKT 403 Retail Management......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MKT 601 Consumer Behavior......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MKT 609 Strategic Electronic Marketing.................................................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 403 Business, Society, Ethics.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 602 Production Operations Management...................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Related Education (choose one)...............................................................................3 credit hours COMM 128 Mass Media in Society............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 347 Advertising.................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 345 Desktop Publishing.................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Corporate Communication Concentration............................................................36 credit hours ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours BCOM 400 Global Business Communication........................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours BCOM 601 Managerial Communication................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours BCOM 690 Professional Development.................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 692 Managerial Reports and Presentations............................................................................................................ 3 credit hours BCOM 695 Corporate Communication................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 610 Labor Relat. & Collect. Bargaining......................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 611 Human Resource Management............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours COMM 606 Conflict Management Through Communication........................................................................................ 3 credit hours COMM 611 Organizational Culture and Climate................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours One Elective by Advisement...................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours One Elective by Advisement...................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 121 credit hours For additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Business Education - Corporate Communication degree, please visit www.fhsu. edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Management and Marketing, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 302, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4201; mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Business Education - Training and Development The Training and Development concentration prepares students for corporate training positions in business and industry. Graduates are prepared in the areas of learning management systems, training needs analysis, implementation of employee training programs, and instructional design and development - especially in the area of e-learning applications and processes including web-based learning, computer-based learning, and digital collaboration. Graduates will be trained to design and deliver programs to train all levels of personnel. The career possibilities for the Training and Development graduate include positions in training and development, human resources, and management.

Major Core..............................................................................................................33 credit hours

MGT 101 Intro to Business.......................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours GBUS 204 Business Law............................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours INT 250 Intro to Web Development......................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MIS 304 Management Infor Systems....................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours MKT 301 Marketing Principles................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours LDRS 300 Intro to Leadership Concepts................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours BCOM 301 Business Communication...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Software Applications (choose one).......................................................................3 credit hours

BCOM 300 Spreadsheet Applications..................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hour BCOM 310 Database Applications........................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BCOM 350 Integrated Data Applications............................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Business Related Elective Studies (choose one).....................................................3 credit hours MKT 403 Retail Management......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MKT 601 Consumer Behavior......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MKT 609 Strategic Electronic Marketing.................................................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 305 Managerial Finance......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 403 Business, Society, Ethics.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 602 Production Operations MGT....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Related Education (choose one)...............................................................................3 credit hours COMM 128 Mass Media in Society............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 347 Advertising.................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 345 Desktop Publishing.................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Training and Development Concentration............................................................36 credit hours TEEL 202 Foundations of Education.........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 231 Human Growth and Development....................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours TECS 290 Intro to Instructional Technology......................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours TECS 495 Training and Instructional Systems...................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours BUED 421 Electronic Media in Instruction............................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours BUED 612 Methods of Trade and Job Analysis ................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 610 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining....................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 611 Human Resource Management............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours MGT 614 Training and Development...................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MGT 410 Organizational Behavior........................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours One Elective by Advisement...................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours One Elective by Advisement...................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours One Elective by Advisement...................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree.........................................................................121 credit hours

For additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Business Education - Training and Development degree, please visit www.fhsu. edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Management and Marketing, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 302, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4201; mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Education - Early Childhood Unified This is an ideal program of study for candidates who wish to prepare for careers in early childhood programs as a teacher, administrator, or coordinator. The ECU licensure program can be used for entry into a wide variety of occupations serving children and families from Birth to 8 years of age. The degree is structured to provide a seamless acquisition of academic requirements for various career levels. Requirements for the degree have been designed in keeping with current research and theory in early childhood education. The ECU program is an online program.

Professional Studies (Non-restricted) *TEEL 202 Foundation of Education........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 231 Human Growth and Development......................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students.............................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Major Courses (Non-restricted) TECS 290 Introduction to Instructional Technology...........................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 320 Programs, Procedures and Issues in Special Ed.................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEC 321 The Young Child............................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 230 Diverse Learners...........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Admission to Teacher Education Required to Continue #TEEC 336 Internship 1: Birth to Age 3......................................................................................................................................1 credit hour #TEEC 341 Internship 2: Ages 3-5................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour #TEEC 376 Internship 3: Kindergarten-Grade 3......................................................................................................................1 credit hour TEEC 323 Emergent Literacy.......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 330 Behavior Strategies and Support...........................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 360 Principles of Instruction in Special Education...................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 365 Reading and Language Arts Methods................................................................................................................4 credit hours TESP 370 Technology Applications in Special Education.................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEC 368 Child Care Management and Administration....................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 431 Educational Psychology.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEC 336 Kindergarten Education............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEC 340 Creative Expressions Methods..............................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 350 Assessments in Special Education.........................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEC 365 Curriculum in Early Childhood.............................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Admission to Directed Teaching Required to Continue

#TEEL 495 The Elementary School............................................................................................................................................2 credit hours #TEEC 465 Student Teaching Birth-Age5................................................................................................................................6 credit hours #TEEC 466 Student Teaching Kindergarten-Grade3...........................................................................................................6 credit hours

Total Program (including 55 hours of general education courses)...................127 credit hours * Required before Admission to Teacher Education. 60 hours must be taken from a 4-year university. # Indicates companion courses (co-requisites). For more information about the Bachelor of Science in Education - Early Childhood Unified, please visit us online at www.fhsu.edu/te; or contact the Department of Teacher Education, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 244, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4204; teel@fhsu.edu.

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Degrees Bachelors andDegrees Certificates Bachelor of Science in Education - Elementary Education The TEAM Elementary Education kindergarten through sixth grade program is offered using two delivery formats: face-to-face and off campus which is available entirely through on-line delivery and, in some cases, via IPTV format. The program is designed to: (1) focus on themes that provide links between general education, professional education, and the practical application of field experience; (2) provide extensive field experience with measurable outcomes each semester; (3) link content, theoretical components, and field experiences through professional education which emphasize reflective thinking; (4) model integration of content and diverse teaching strategies; (5) emphasize proficiency in oral and written language skills, professionalism, and technology; and (6) provide experience in a diverse environment. The TEAM Elementary Education degree is a 127 credit hour program.

Professional Studies (Non-restricted) *TEEL 202 Foundation of Education.........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 231 Human Growth and Development......................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students.............................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Major Courses (Non-restricted) ART 300 Elementary Art Methods.............................................................................................................................................2 credit hours HHP 415 Health & Physical Education Methods & Curriculum for Elementary Educators....................................3 credit hours MUS 366 Elementary School Music .........................................................................................................................................2 credit hours TECS 290 Introduction to Instructional Technology...........................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 230 Diverse Learners ..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 260 Children’s Literature...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 273 Professional Practice and Observation...............................................................................................................2 credit hours TEEL 340 Effective Classroom.....................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Admission to Teacher Education Required to Continue +TECS 390 Instructional Technology for Elementary Teachers.......................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 350 Curriculum and Assessment.....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 361 Elementary School Science....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 363 Elementary School Social Studies Methods.....................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 365 Reading and Language Arts Methods................................................................................................................4 credit hours #TEEL 362 Mathematics Methods.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 377 Internship 1 (40 clock hours)...................................................................................................................................1 credit hour #TEEL 378 Internship 2 (40 clock hours).................................................................................................................................. 1 credit hour TEEL 431 Educational Psychology.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 478 Internship 3 (40 clock hours)...................................................................................................................................1 credit hour ^#TEEL 481 Correction of Reading Disabilities.....................................................................................................................2 credit hours #TEEL 480L Correction of Reading Disabilities Internship.................................................................................................1 credit hour

Admission to Directed Teaching Required to Continue #TEEL 495 The Elementary School............................................................................................................................................2 credit hours #TEEL 496 Directed Teaching................................................................................................................................................... 12 credit hours

Total Program (including 55 hours of general education courses)...................127 credit hours * Required before Admission to Teacher Education. 60 hours must be taken from a 4-year university. # Indicates companion courses (co-requisites). ^ TEEL 365 is a prerequisite for TEEL 481. + TECS 290 is a prerequisite for TECS 390. For more information about the Bachelor of Science in Education - Elementary Education, please visit us online at www.fhsu.edu/te; or contact the Department of Teacher Education, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 244, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4204; teel@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Education - TEAM Honors The TEAM honors program in the Department of Teacher Education has been established for undergraduate candidates who have demonstrated high academic achievement for the purpose to give selected candidates an opportunity to expand their knowledge of the teaching profession. The program is designed to provide honors candidates with additional field, seminar, and research experiences that will enhance their effectiveness as teachers. Honors seminars are offered each semester to complement the internship, content and theory. Seminars will focus on topics of immediate concern to interns, research, professionalism, reflection, and provide insight into leadership responsibilities in their profession. Honors research gives candidates an opportunity to work with professors and mentor teachers having similar research interests and may be selected from a range of areas and they should reflect the candidate’s particular interests.

Professional Studies (Non-restricted)

*TEEL 202 Foundation of Education...................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 231 Human Growth and Development................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students.......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Major Courses (Non-restricted) ART 300 Elementary Art Methods.......................................................................................................................................................................2 credit hours HHP 415 Health & Physical Education Methods & Curriculum for Elementary Educators..............................................................3 credit hours MUS 366 Elementary School Music ...................................................................................................................................................................2 credit hours TECS 290 Introduction to Instructional Technology.....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 230 Diverse Learners ....................................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 260 Children’s Literature.............................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 273 Professional Practice and Observation.........................................................................................................................................2 credit hours *TEEL 276 Honors Internship 1...............................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour *TEEL 279 Honors Seminar 1...................................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour *TEEL 280 Honors Internship 2...............................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour *TEEL 281 Honors Seminar 2...................................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour *TEEL 282 Honors Internship 3...............................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour *TEEL 283 Honors Seminar 3...................................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour TEEL 340 The Effective Classroom.......................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Admission to Teacher Education Required to Continue +TECS 390 Instructional Technology for Elementary Teachers.................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 350 Curriculum and Assessment .............................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 362 Mathematics Methods .........................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 365 Reading and Language Arts Methods............................................................................................................................................4 credit hours TEEL 361 Elementary School Science................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 363 Elementary Social Studies..................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 380 Honors Internship 4 ...............................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour TEEL 381 Honors Seminar 4 ...................................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour TEEL 382 Honors Internship 5 ...............................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour TEEL 383 Honors Seminar 5 ...................................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour TEEL 431 Educational Psychology .....................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 482 Honors Internship 6 ...............................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour TEEL 483 Honors Seminar 6 ...................................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hour TEEL 480 Correction of Reading Disabilities Internship I ............................................................................................................................1 credit hour ^TEEL 481 Correction of Reading Disabilities I .............................................................................................................................................2 credit hours

Admission to Student Teaching Required to Continue TEEL 495 The Elementary School.........................................................................................................................................................................2 credit hours TEEL 496 Student Teaching................................................................................................................................................................................. 12 credit hours TEEL 490 Honors Thesis Presentation................................................................................................................................................................1 credit hours

Total Program (including 55 hours of general education courses)...................137 credit hours * Required before Admission to Teacher Education. 60 hours must be taken from a 4-year university. ^ TEEL 365 is a prerequisite for TEEL 481. + TECS 290 is a prerequisite for TECS 390. For more information about the Bachelor of Science in Education - TEAM Honors, please visit us online at www.fhsu.edu/te; or contact the Department of Teacher Education, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 244, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4204; teel@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Education - TEAM K-6 with Special Education Minor Elementary Education majors wishing to complete a minor in Special Education will follow the same curriculum as the TEAM program with a few exceptions: (1) three courses will be added to the regular elementary education curriculum (TESP 320 Programs, Procedures and Issues in Special Education, TESP 360 Principles of Instruction in Special Education and TESP 350 Assessment in Special Education); (2) three courses replace elementary education courses (TESP 330 Behavior Strategies and Support, TESP 370 Technology Applications in Special Education and TESP 465 Student Teaching: Special Education); and (3) one course is included in both the elementary education and the special education programs: TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students. The total credit hours required for the TEAM Elementary Education program with a minor in Special Education is 136 credit hours.

Professional Studies (Non-restricted) *TEEL 202 Foundation of Education.........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 231 Human Growth and Development......................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students.............................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Major Courses (Non-restricted) ART 300 Elementary Art Methods.............................................................................................................................................2 credit hours HHP 415 Health & Physical Education Methods & Curriculum for Elementary Educators....................................3 credit hours MUS 366 Elementary School Music .........................................................................................................................................2 credit hours TECS 290 Introduction to Instructional Technology...........................................................................................................3 credit hours TEEL 230 Diverse Learners ..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 260 Children’s Literature...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours *TEEL 273 Professional Practice and Observation...............................................................................................................2 credit hours TESP 320 Programs, Procedures & Issues in Special Education......................................................................................3 credit hours

Admission to Teacher Education Required to Continue TEEL 350 Curriculum and Assessment.....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 361 Elementary School Science....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 362 Mathematics Methods.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 363 Social Studies Methods............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 365 Reading and Language Arts Methods................................................................................................................4 credit hours #TEEL 377 Internship 1 (40 clock hours)...................................................................................................................................1 credit hour #TEEL 378 Internship 2 (40 clock hours).................................................................................................................................. 1 credit hour TEEL 431 Educational Psychology.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours #TEEL 478 Internship 3 (40 clock hours)...................................................................................................................................1 credit hour ^#TEEL 481 Correction of Reading Disabilities.....................................................................................................................2 credit hours #TEEL 480L Correction of Reading Disabilities Internship.................................................................................................1 credit hour TESP 330 Behavior Strategies and Support...........................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 350 Assessment in Special Education...........................................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 360 Principles of Instruction in Special Education...................................................................................................3 credit hours TESP 370 Technology Applications in Special Education.................................................................................................3 credit hours

Admission to Student Teaching Required to Continue #TEEL 495 The Elementary School............................................................................................................................................2 credit hours #TEEL 496 Student Teaching.......................................................................................................................................................9 credit hours #TESP 465 Student Teaching: Special Education.................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Program (including 55 hours of general education courses)...................136 credit hours * Required before Admission to Teacher Education. 60 hours must be taken from a 4-year university. # Indicates companion courses (co-requisites). ^ TEEL 365 is a prerequisite for TEEL 481. + TECS 290 is a prerequisite for TECS 390. For more information about the Bachelor of Science in Education - TEAM K-6, please visit us online at www.fhsu.edu/te; or contact the Department of Teacher Education, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 244, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4204; teel@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications Computer Networking and Telecommunications Concentration Information Networking and Telecommunication graduates are designing, implementing and supporting the communications networks of tomorrow. INT Computer Networking & Telecommunications graduates may work in engineering, production, operations, managerial, sales, consulting or regulatory positions. Fort Hays State University offers a nationally recognized degree which has been repeatedly designated as a “best practice� program. This concentration can include course work necessary to sit for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) and advanced Cisco certifications. Graduates may choose to work in telecommunications companies or in corporate, education, law enforcement, health care, and other computer and network positions. Graduates work as: Network Design Engineers, Network Architects, Network Administrators, Network Security Specialists/Consultants, Unix/Linux Administrators, Systems Administrators, Sales Engineers, Chief Information Officers. The full program is offered online and consists of an 18 hour INT core, 15 hours of required concentration classes, 6 hours of cross-concentration electives (39 hour total) and three required general education courses. Most students will also complete an emphasis in Computer Information Networking and Telecommunications consisting of 15 hours of information networking and telecommunications related electives and will earn a total of 54 credit hours.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications Information Networking and Telecommunications Major Core (18 hours required) INT 250 Introduction to Web Development.........................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 300 Foundations of Information Networking..............................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 405 Research Methods in Information Networking...................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 430 Leadership in Information Networking.................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 490 Capstone Seminar in Information Networking...................................................................................................3 credit hours INT/POLS 610 Public Policy, Law, and Ethics in Information Networking..................................................................3 credit hours

Concentration Requirements Computer Networking and Telecommunications (15 hours required) PHYS 230 Telecommunication Electronics............................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 291 Internetworking I (CCNA Prep) .................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 292 Internetworking II (CCNA Prep)................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I..........................................................................................3 credit hours INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II.........................................................................................3 credit hours

Cross Concentration Elective Media Studies (3 hours required) INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media..............................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Cross Concentration Elective Web Development (3 hours required) INT 650 Interactive Systems Design........................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours INT 651 Advanced Web Development................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours INT 658 Law of Cyberspace.........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Concentration................................................................39 credit hours

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Bachelors Degrees Computer Networking and Telecommunications Emphasis (Five or more courses, special programs and generally recommended sets are indicated) Advanced Internetworking Courses: INT 293 Internetworking III (CCNA Prep)................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 664 Wireless and Cellular Systems (CWNA Prep) *Requires travel to campus...................................................3 credit hours INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security.....................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 685 Fundamentals of Network Security (MCNS, CSPFA)...........................................................................................3 credit hours INT 695 Advanced Routing (CCNP Prep 1).............................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 696 Securing Converged WANS (CCNP Prep 2) ...........................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 697 Advanced LAN Switching (CCNP Prep 3) ...............................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 698 Optimizing Converged Networks (CCNP Prep 4) ................................................................................................3 credit hours

IT Services: INT 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 671 Linux for Networks.........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 678 Seminar in INT: Unix Administration........................................................................................................................3 credit hours OR INT 672 Advanced Linux for Networks....................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 678 Seminar in INT: IT Project Administration..............................................................................................................3 credit hours TECS IT Fundamentals (A+)..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Web Development Emphasis: (Cannot count cross-concentration web class or concentration class) INT 650 Interactive Systems Design........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 651 Advanced Web Development...................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 652 Intensive Web Development.....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle...............................................................................................3 credit hours INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Administration: Oracle.................................................................................................3 credit hours OR INT 653 Web Scripting Languages INT 658 Law of Cyberspace........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Information Assurance Emphasis: INT 293 Internetworking III (CCNA Prep) ...............................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security.....................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 685 Fundamentals of Network Security (MCNS, CSPFA) ..........................................................................................3 credit hours INT 686 Network Security Firewalls..........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Choose One: INT 678 Seminar in INT/UNIX Administration.......................................................................................................................3 credit hours OR INT 671 Linux for Networks..........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 672 Advanced Linux for Networks....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours OR INT 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle.................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Emphasis........................................................................15 credit hours Free Electives...........................................................................................................15 credit hours General Education Requirements..........................................................................55 credit hours COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication (Required)....................................................................3 credit hours MATH 110 College Algebra (Required) ...................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (Required)..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours

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Bachelors Degrees and Degrees Certificates Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications Web Development Concentration Business, government, education, entertainment, and even organizations such as health care providers are increasingly using the World Wide Web as a vital communication and transaction tool. INT Web Development Majors have the opportunity to learn web development, e-commerce, work-flow and web-based database development. Fort Hays State University is a national center for Web Development, a Cisco/Adobe Academy and an Oracle Academy. Students may seek web development, coding, database, video and animation, and/or artistic design skills in an interdisciplinary environment. Students may prepare for the Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) and Oracle Certified Associate certifications. The web development degree also allows a student to earn a certificate in Web Development and/or E-Commerce. The full program is offered online and consists of an 18 hour INT core, 15 hours of required Web classes, 6 hours of cross-concentration electives (39 hours total) and three required general education courses. Most students will also complete an emphasis in Web Development consisting of 15 hours of web related electives and will earn a total of 54 credit hours in the subject matter.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications Information Networking and Telecommunications Major Core (18 hours required) INT 250 Introduction to Web Development..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 300 Foundations of Information Networking...............................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 405 Research Methods in Information Networking....................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 430 Leadership in Information Networking..................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 490 Capstone Seminar in Information Networking....................................................................................................3 credit hours INT/POLS 610 Public Policy, Law, and Ethics in Information Networking...................................................................3 credit hours

Concentration Requirements Web Development Track (15 hours required) INT 650 Interactive Systems Design.........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 651 Advanced Web Development....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 652 Intensive Web Development......................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 658 Law of Cyberspace..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle or *ART 240 Basic Design.............................................3 credit hours

Cross Emphasis Elective Media Studies (3 hours required) INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours

Cross Emphasis Elective Computer Networking and Telecommunications (3 hours required) INT 291 Internetworking I............................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Concentration................................................................39 credit hours * At this time, this course is not offered through the Virtual College.

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Bachelors Degrees Web Development Emphasis (Five or more courses, special programs and generally recommended sets are indicated) Web Database/Coding INT 653 Web Scripting Languages........................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Administration: Oracle................................................................................................. 3 credit hours Choose 3 of the following: *CSCI 369 Java Programming or MIS 330 Object-Oriented Development I............................................................. 3 credit hours *CSCI 461 Programming Languages....................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MIS 335 Object-Oriented Development II............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security ................................................................................................... 3 credit hours INT 678 Seminar in INT/Project Management..................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Computer Networking INT 292 Internetworking II (CCNA Prep)................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours INT 293 Internetworking III (CCNA Prep) .............................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I..........................................................................................3 credit hours INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II.........................................................................................3 credit hours Choose 1 course from www.fhsu.edu/informatics/webdev/course-requirements

General Information Networking and Telecommunications Electives for Selection INT 420 Social Issues in Information Networking...............................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 470 Workshop in Information Networking and Telecommunications (as approved by advisor)......................3 credit hours INT 472 Readings in Information Networking and Telecommunications (as approved by advisor) ................... 1-3 credit hours INT 473 Problems in Information Networking and Telecommunications (as approved by advisor) )................. 1-4 credit hours INT 476 Apprenticeship in Information Networking and Telecommunications (as approved by advisor) ............. 1-6 credit hours INT 479 Internship in Information Networking and Telecommunications (encouraged, up to 6 hours).............. 1-6 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Emphasis....................................................................... 15 credit hours Free Electives...........................................................................................................15 credit hours General Education Requirements......................................................................... 55 credit hours COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication (Required) ................................................................. 3 credit hours MATH 110 College Algebra (Required)................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (Required)......................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours * At this time, this course is not offered through the Virtual College. For more information about the Information Networking and Telecommunications degrees, please visit www.fhsu.edu/informatics, or contact the Department of Informatics, Fort Hays State University, Heather Hall, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-5373; int@fhsu.edu.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies The Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies is an essential degree that can lead to positions in law enforcement, courts, corrections, juvenile justice, security, or victim services. The Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies is an accredited program, falling under the auspices of the Northeastern Associate of Criminal Justice Sciences, which accepts previous credit and provides job placement assistance. Justice Studies courses are conveniently delivered through the Virtual College using CD-ROM and online delivery.

Core Curriculum (18 hours required) JUS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice (entrance course)............................................................................................3 credit hours JUS 200 Criminology (PR: JUS 101) ..........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours JUS 225 Justice in the Information Age...................................................................................................................................3 credit hours JUS 250 Administration of Justice Systems (PR: JUS 101).................................................................................................3 credit hours JUS 300 Criminal Justice Research (PR: JUS 101, 200)........................................................................................................3 credit hours JUS 400 Advanced Seminar in Justice Studies (exit course) (PR: all core)...................................................................3 credit hours

Major Electives (Minimum of 18 hours required) JUS 100 Workshop in Justice Studies (perm. required) JUS 305 Corporate Crime and Deviance JUS 310 Comparative Justice Systems JUS 320 Police Systems and Practices (PR: JUS 101, 200) JUS 325 Law Enforcement in the Community JUS 331 Criminal Law (PR: JUS 101, 200) JUS 335 Civil Liability JUS 345 Community Corrections JUS 350 Drugs and Society JUS 355 Criminal Investigation JUS 365 Juvenile Delinquency (PR: JUS 101, 200) JUS 370 Terrorism JUS 375 Criminal Profiling JUS 380 Topics in Justice Studies

JUS 385 Victimology & Victim Services JUS 390 Sex Crimes JUS 600 Intern. in Justice Studies (Jr, Sr, or Grad Standing) JUS 605 Workplace Violence (Jr, Sr, or Grad Standing) JUS 610 Crim. Just. Org. Struct. (Jr, Sr, or Grad Standing) JUS 615 Contemporary Criminological Theory (Jr, Sr, or Grad Standing) JUS 670 Indep. Stud. in Justice Studies (Jr, Sr, or Grad . Standing) JUS 675 Seminar in Justice Studies: Justice Leadership Pro-Seminar (Jr, Sr, or Grad Standing) JUS 675 Seminar in Justice Studies: Advanced Research Project (Jr, Sr, or Grad Standing) JUS 675 Seminar in Justice Studies: Situational Ethics (Jr., Sr, or Grad Standing)

Academic Cognates (9 hours recommended in the General Education Requirements) IDS 401 Ethical Issues in the Professions and Business .................................................................................................... 3 credit hours POLS 101 American Government............................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours PSY 100 General Psychology...................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies General Education Requirements.......................................................................................................................................... 55 credit hours Core Curriculum............................................................................................................................................................................ 18 credit hours Major Electives.............................................................................................................................................................................. 18 credit hours Free Electives................................................................................................................................................................................. 33 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree..........................................................................124 credit hours For more information regarding the Justice Studies degree, please visit www.fhsu.edu/jus, or contact the Justice Studies Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 233G, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4425.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostic Imaging In today’s dynamic health care environment, many hospitals seek to employ radiologic technologists trained in two or more skilled areas. With the completion of a four-year degree in Medical Diagnostic Imaging, your opportunities for career advancement greatly increase. Fort Hays State University offers you one of the few entirely online degree completion programs for Medical Diagnostic Imaging in the country. This program enables you to pursue cross-training in various areas of advanced imaging, including course sequences in modalities such as computed tomography (CT), cardiovascular-interventional technology (CVIT), mammography (M), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and bone densitometry (BD).

General Education Courses (55 hours required) Specified General Education Courses (22 credit hours)

BIOL 100 Human Biology..............................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours BIOL 102 Lab Experiences in Biology.......................................................................................................................................1 credit hour MIS 101 Intro to Computer Information Systems................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 100 Fundamentals of Oral Communication............................................................................................................3 credit hours ENG 101 English Composition I..................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours ENG 102 English Composition II................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 200 Personal Wellness..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MATH 110 College Algebra..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Unspecified General Education Courses

PSY 100 General Psychology (Recommended)....................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Upper Division Integrative Courses

PHIL 400 Bioethics (Recommended)........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Department Cognate Courses (Required) BIOL 230 Human Anatomy and Physiology...........................................................................................................................3 credit hours BIOL 232 Anatomy of Humans Laboratory............................................................................................................................1 credit hour BIOL 245 Medical Terminology...................................................................................................................................................2 credit hours

Department/Major Requirements Select a minimum of 30 credit hours from the following:

MDI 410 Cross Sectional Anatomy: Normal...........................................................................................................................4 credit hours MDI 420 Leadership and Management of Radiology........................................................................................................3 credit hours MDI 414 Preceptorship (Leadership)........................................................................................................................................1 credit hour MDI 426 Advanced CardioVascular Interventional Technology.....................................................................................4 credit hours MDI 413 Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation....................................................................................4 credit hours MDI 423 Bone Densitometry Techniques...............................................................................................................................2 credit hours MDI 411 CT Pathology and Variant Anatomy........................................................................................................................4 credit hours MDI 427 CVIT Pathology and Case Review............................................................................................................................3 credit hours MDI 425 Digital Mammography................................................................................................................................................2 credit hours MDI 417 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics and Instrumentation........................................................................4 credit hours MDI 412 CT Procedures.................................................................................................................................................................4 credit hours MDI 424 Advanced Mammography.........................................................................................................................................2 credit hours MDI 419 Mammography for Radiologic Technologists (blended course)..................................................................3 credit hours MDI 414 Preceptorship (MRI or CT or CVIT)...........................................................................................................................8 credit hours MDI 422 Advanced Patient Care for Imaging Professionals.............................................................................................2 credit hours

Free Electives (33 credit hours) Total Hours Required for Degree..........................................................................124 credit hours For more information, please visit www.fhsu.edu/alliedhealth, or contact the Allied Health Department, Fort Hays State University, Cunningham Hall 129C, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5678.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN Earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree opens the door to additional management responsibilities and more career options. The BSN degree also prepares students for graduate study in nursing administration, nursing education or family nurse practitioner, to name a few. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the field of nursing will continue to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2010. The online BSN program is designed for individuals who are licensed RNs throughout the United States. With the online RN to BSN program you can: •

Receive credit for prior educational experience

Arrange for an Internship in your local community

Finish in as little as one year after meeting general education and pre-requisite requirements.

Fort Hays State University is a leader in nursing education and offers a program that is fully accredited by the nationally recognized Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Degree Requirements for RNs for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (accredited ASSOCIATE DEGREE RNs)

Basic Studies.............................................................................................................................................................................12 hours required Humanities Studies.................................................................................................................................................................12 hours required Natural Sciences and Math Studies............................................................................................................. 9 hours required with 2 labs Social and Behavioral Studies............................................................................................................................................ 12 hours required Integrative Studies................................................................................................................................................................. 3 hours required Prerequisite and Nursing Studies .................................................................................................................................... 33 hours required Advanced Standing Credit for prior educational course work......................................37 hours of Advanced Standing Credit

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 118 credit hours

Degree Requirements for RNs for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (DIPLOMA RNs) Foundation Studies................................................................................................................................................................18 hours required International Studies................................................................................................................................................................6 hours required Integrative Studies....................................................................................................................................................................3 hours required Humanities Studies...................................................................................................................................................................9 hours required Natural Sciences and Math Studies..................................................................................................................................10 hours required Social and Behavioral Studies...............................................................................................................................................9 hours required Prerequisite and Nursing Studies.....................................................................................................................................33 hours required Advanced Standing Credit for prior educational course work......................................37 hours of Advanced Standing Credit

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 125 credit hours For more information regarding the RN to BSN studies, please visit www.fhsu.edu/nursing, or contact the Department of Nursing, Fort Hays State University, Stroup Hall 120, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 6284255 or 785-684-4256.

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Degrees and Certificates Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership The Department of Leadership Studies at Fort Hays State University offers a new and comprehensive degree in Organizational Leadership. The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership is a 36-credit hour online, interdisciplinary degree, which provides students with an innovative curriculum that focuses on the study of leadership in the context of the modern organization. It examines the theoretical foundation as well as the practical behaviors and processes that promote positive leadership and organizational development.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership Organizational Leadership Core Requirements (27 hours required) LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts.................................................................................................................3 credit hours LDRS 302 Introduction to Leadership Behavior.................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours LDRS 310 Field Work in Leadership Studies.......................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours LDRS 450 Advanced Leadership Behaviors.......................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours LDRS 480 Leadership and Team Dynamics........................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours LDRS 640 Principles of Civic Leadership................................................................................................................................ 3 credit hours LDRS 650 Principles of Organizational Leadership............................................................................................................ 3 credit hours LDRS 670 Leadership and Personal Development............................................................................................................. 3 credit hours LDRS 677 Internship in Leadership Studies ......................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours

Major Electives (9 credit hours required) Students can choose any 3 of the courses listed. With special permission from an advisor, some of the major elective courses may be substituted for other related courses. BCOM 301 Business Communication .....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 606 Conflict Management Through Communication........................................................................................3 credit hours LDRS 651 Readings in Leadership Studies............................................................................................................................3 credit hours LDRS 420 Women and Leadership...........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours LDRS 490 Topics in Leadership Studies..................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 301 Management Principles............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 405 Human Resource Management.............................................................................................................................3 credit hours MGT 410 Organizational Behavior/Development..............................................................................................................3 credit hours POLS 310 Introduction to Public Administration...............................................................................................................3 credit hours SOC 384 Social Problems.............................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours IDS 111 Sustainability and the Future: Seven Revolutions..............................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Hours for Organizational Leadership Major............................................... 36 credit hours Cognate Requirements (9 hours required) ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours IDS 401 Ethical Issues in the Professions and Business or PHIL 340 Introduction to Ethics.................................3 credit hours MATH 250 Elements of Statistics................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership General Education Requirements..........................................................................................................................................55 credit hours Major Requirements (36 credit hours) and Cognates (9 credit hours)......................................................................45 credit hours Free Electives.................................................................................................................................................................................24 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For more information regarding the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, please contact the Department of Leadership Studies, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 235, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 676014099; (785) 628-4303; fhsuleaders@fhsu.edu or visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/leadership.

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Bachelors Degrees Bachelor of Science in Technology Leadership Students who have successfully completed an Associate of Applied Science degree can now complete the Bachelor of Science in Technology Leadership degree from Fort Hays State University. Students will not only have applied skills but will, at the completion of the Bachelor’s degree, have a liberal education and the leadership skills to gain promotion and to become managers and supervisors in the workplace or military.

Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Technology Leadership Associate of Applied Science degree from Community or Technical College (64 hours required) English Composition I....................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours English Composition II or Technical or Report Writing......................................................................................................3 credit hours Introduction to Computer Information Systems.................................................................................................................3 credit hours College Algebra...............................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Oral Communications....................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Personal Wellness............................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Principles of Micro-Economics...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours General Psychology........................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Associate of Applied Science Concentration..................................................................................................................... 40 credit hours

General Education Requirements (31 hours required) BIOL 200 Humans and the Environment................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication..........................................................................................3 credit hours GSCI 110 World Geography.........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours GSCI 340 Environmental Geology.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours HIST 111 Modern World Civilization.........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours IDS 350 Multiculturalism in the United States......................................................................................................................3 credit hours IDS 390 Technology in Society...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours PHIL 340 Introduction to Ethics.................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours PHYS 102 Physical Science...........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours PHYS 103 Physical Science Laboratory..................................................................................................................................... 1 credit hour POLS 300 Current Political Issues..............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Option I Requirements (29 hours required) MIS 304 Management Information Systems I.......................................................................................................................3 credit hours COMM 606 Conflict Management Through Communication.........................................................................................3 credit hours IDS 300 Economic Ideas and Current Issues..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours IDS 401 Ethical Issues in the Professions and Business......................................................................................................3 credit hours LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts..................................................................................................................3 credit hours LDRS 302 Introduction to Leadership Behavior...................................................................................................................3 credit hours LDRS 310 Field Work in Leadership Studies...........................................................................................................................3 credit hours LDRS 480 Leadership and Team Dynamics............................................................................................................................3 credit hours TECS 480 Industrial Management.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, and Liability..........................................................................................................2 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree......................................................................... 124 credit hours For more information about the Bachelor of Science in Technology Leadership, please visit www.fhsu.edu/tecs, or contact the Department of Technology Studies, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4211.

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Masters Degrees Master of Business Administration Take the next step to reach your personal and professional goals with FHSU’s Virtual MBA program. Designed for working professionals who may or may not have a business degree, this program combines core MBA coursework with the study of leadership. You will examine the theoretical foundation and the practical behaviors that promote positive leadership and organizational development. FHSU’s MBA program combines academic rigor, real-world experience, convenience and flexibility to enhance your leadership potential in a dynamic and exciting business world. The degree consists of 34 credit hours with an additional twelve hours (four Foundation courses) for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. Six to nine hours of graduate credit may be transferred in from other accredited institutions, subject to approval.

Degree Requirements for the Master of Business Administration Foundation Courses (required for students who do not have a bachelor’s degree in business) GBUS 801 Survey of Economics.................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours GBUS 802 Management and Marketing Concepts.............................................................................................................3 credit hours GBUS 803 Accounting Theories and Practice........................................................................................................................3 credit hours ECFI 822 Financial and Quantitative Methods......................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Core Courses (required for all MBA students) GBUS 800 Graduate Success Lab................................................................................................................................................ 1 credit hour MBA 811 Advanced Managerial Accounting........................................................................................................................3 credit hours MBA 812 Marketing Management............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MBA 813 Information Systems for Management................................................................................................................3 credit hours MBA 814 Business Research and Quantitative Methods..................................................................................................3 credit hours MBA 815 Managerial Economics...............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MBA 816 Advanced Corporate Finance..................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MBA 817 Strategic Management...............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MBA 831 Organizational Behavior in a Global Context.....................................................................................................3 credit hours

Specialization Area (consult with your advisor) (9 credit hours) Leadership Studies (LDRS 800, LDRS 807, LDRS 810) ....................................................................................................... 9 credit hours International Business (MGT 606, MKT 606, ECFI 644, ECFI 645)................................................................................... 9 credit hours Human Resource Management (MGT 611 and choose 2 of the following: MGT 612, MGT 613, MGT 614)...9 credit hours Management Information Systems (MIS 602 and choose 2 of the following: MIS 603, INT 654, INT 680).....9 credit hours Information Assurance (INT 684 and choose 2 of the following: MIS 605, MIS 880, MIS 885).............................9 credit hours General MBA (choose any 3 courses from the above specialization areas)...............................................................9 credit hours Finance (ECFI 640, ECFI 641, ECFI 645)....................................................................................................................................9 credit hours Health & Human Performance/Sports Management (HHP 670, HHP 855, HHP 860)............................................9 credit hours Healthcare Management (NURS 814, NURS 861, NURS 874)..........................................................................................9 credit hours Tourism & Hospitality Management (Choose 3: MGT 620, 621, 622, 623, 624, 625)..............................................9 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree...................................................................... 34-46 credit hours Tuition: $400 per credit hour, resident and non-resident for MBA courses For more information about the Master of Business Administration, please visit www.fhsu.edu/mba, or contact the College of Business and Leadership, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 101, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5696; gradcoordinator@fhsu.edu. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu. edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Masters Degrees Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) Adult learners have many important responsibilities. A graduate education may not seem like a possibility – until now. The Master of Liberal Studies degree is designed to meet the needs of the busy student interested in a quality educational experience. FHSU’s Master of Liberal Studies program was accepted as a full member in the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Program (AGLSP) in November of 2003. The Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) is a unique interdisciplinary degree program available through the College of Arts and Sciences. The 31-hour degree program consists of: • • • •

A 10-hour core of classes to introduce the student to liberal education An 18-hour concentration that gives the student depth of knowledge A 3-hour culminating experience Comprehensive examinations

The MLS degree has enabled hundreds of distance learners to either pick a concentration from our wide variety or to build a customized program of study. Full-time graduate faculty and other faculty members from many different departments advise students all the way through the program. Consider some additional benefits to completing your graduate degree through the MLS program: Quality graduate courses from a fully accredited university No thesis requirement May be possible to transfer graduate credits from other regionally accredited universities Advisement from a graduate faculty member or other faculty member No on-campus residency requirement in some concentrations There are a wide variety of online concentrations available for MLS students including, but not limited to: Art Computer Networking Criminal Justice Educational Leadership and Management Global Studies (coming soon) Health and Human Performance History Human Resource Management Information Assurance Informatics Instructional Technology Literary Arts Management Information Systems Organizational Leadership Political Leadership and Public Service Political Science Public Administration Social Entrepreneurship Web Development For additional information about the MLS degree please visit us online at www.fhsu.edu/mls; call 800-628-FHSU (3478); or contact the Director of the MLS Program, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Fort Hays State University, Picken Hall 206E, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5578; mls@fhsu.edu. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Masters Degrees Master of Science in Counseling The Master of Science in Counseling degree is designed with the needs for flexibility, convenience and educational quality that working professionals like you demand, the online Master’s of Counseling concentrates on the practical needs and challenges faced by today’s school and community counselors. Practicum Experience and Internship are both required. This program is not available completely online. Please contact the department for more details. School Counseling Required Courses: AEP 803 Educational Research...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 827 Counseling Skills Development...........................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 829 Lifespan Human Development............................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 831 Foundations of Counseling....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 832 Lifestyle and Career Development......................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 834 Appraisal in Counseling..........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 835 Theories in Counseling............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 836 Management of Counseling Programs..............................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 838 Group Counseling: Theories and Procedures..................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 840 Social and Cultural Foundations..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 844 Professional Counseling in Elementary Schools............................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 847 Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling.................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 879 Practicum in Education: Secondary or Elementary School Counseling.....................................................3 credit hours COUN 889 Internship in Secondary or Elementary School Counseling......................................................................6 credit hours Total Hours Required for Degree ..........................................................................................................45 credit hours Community Counseling Required Courses: AEP 803 Educational Research...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 827 Counseling Skills Development...........................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 829 Lifespan Human Development............................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 831 Foundations of Counseling....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 832 Lifestyle and Career Development......................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 834 Appraisal in Counseling..........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 835 Theories in Counseling............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 838 Group Counseling: Theories and Procedures..................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 840 Social and Cultural Foundations..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 847 Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling.................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 848 Psychopathology and Diagnosis.........................................................................................................................3 credit hours COUN 849 Management of Agency/Community Counseling Practice.......................................................................3 credit hours AEP 879 Practicum in Education: Secondary or Elementary School Counseling.....................................................3 credit hours COUN 889 Internship in Secondary or Elementary School Counseling......................................................................6 credit hours Total Hours Required for Degree ..........................................................................................................45 credit hours For more information about the Master of Science in Counseling, please visit www.fhsu.edu/aep, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4282. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Masters Degrees Master of Science in Education The Advanced Education Programs Department offers course work for the Master of Science in Education (MSE) degree through online delivery with practicum experiences arranged. The curriculum for the MSE reflects the emerging needs of current and future teachers, the research base and principles of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, and an emphasis on instructional leadership training. The Advanced Education Programs Department offers coursework leading to a Master of Science in Education in ESOL, Reading Specialist, Library Media Specialist, Instructional Technology and more.

Core Curriculum (Core curriculum may vary slightly depending on the area of emphasis) AEP 855 Education Leadership.................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours AEP 867 Instructional Design and Assessment .................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours AEP 803 Educational Research ................................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours AEP 858 Data Analysis and Assessment................................................................................................................................. 3 credit hours AEP 800 Intro to Utilization of Technology in the Classroom.........................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 880 Cultural Diversity........................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours Total .........................................................................................................................18 credit hours Emphasis Areas .................................................................................................15-18 credit hours Total Minimum Hours Required for Degree .................................................... 33-36 credit hours

Transition to Teaching (T2T) - The Alternative Route to Licensure and Teaching in the State of Kansas The T2T program is designed to fill teaching vacancies in school districts through an alternate route to teacher licensure. It includes the recruitment and training of mid-career professionals seeking a career change to enter the teaching profession. The T2T program uses the restricted license and has developed an on-line professional education curriculum meeting all of the Kansas Professional Education Standards. Contact Mrs. Kerry Schuckman, FHSU Licensure Officer, 785-628-4542 or kschuckm@fhsu.edu. Send or fax (785628-4447) copies of transcripts to her and she will complete a transcript analysis to determine if you qualify for the program.

For additional information about the Master of Science in Education, please visit www.fhsu.edu/aep, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4282. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Masters Degrees Master of Science in Educational Administration (Principal) The Building Leadership Program prepares prospective school principals in the competencies necessary for success as a building principal (Master Degree). The program is designed with the needs for flexibility, convenience and educational quality that working professionals like you demand, the online Master’s of Educational Leadership (Building) concentrates on the practical needs and challenges faced by today’s educational leaders and institutions. The major emphasis of the Educational Administration Program is Focused on Student Learning, TechnologyInfused, and Personalized Relationships. This new and innovative program includes Action-oriented Research with Clinical Experiences Integrated throughout the curriculum. Blended Approach to Course Delivery This program utilizes a blended approach for course delivery incorporating Blackboard, a sophisticated yet easy-to-use online course platform and desktop-to-desktop virtual conferencing for one-to-one and small group discussions. Although you will participate in class from wherever you are in Kansas and beyond, you will be surprised at how quickly you develop an online community of learners and how rich the learning experience can be from home. Program at a Glance Twelve-Course (36 credit hour) Program Online Learning Environment Program Completion in 18-24 Months Technology Infused throughout the Curriculum Promotes Reflection and Critical Thinking Authentic Learning Experiences with Real Life Application Focus on Action Research, Best Practices, and Case Study Approach Clinical Experiences Embedded in Each Course NCATE Accredited and Aligned with the ISLLC Standards The program of 36 credit hours of graduate study shall include some credit in each of the following core areas: EDL 803 Educational Research...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 850 School Law.......................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 851 Supervision and Evaluation of School Personnel...............................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 854 Educational Finance......................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 855 Educational Leadership...............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 856 School-Community Relations....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 859 Curriculum Planning & Evaluation (PK-12)...........................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 858 Data Analysis and Assessment ................................................................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 852 Introduction to School Administration..................................................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 853 Special Education for School Leaders ....................................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 879 Practicum in Education II: Building Leadership (Principal).............................................................................3 credit hours AEP 880 Cultural Diversity...........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Total Hours Required for Degree ..........................................................................................................36 credit hours For more information about the Master of Science in Educational Administration, please visit www.fhsu.edu/aep, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4282. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Masters Degrees Master of Science in Health and Human Performance Study at the graduate level in the Department of Health and Human Performance leads to a Master of Science Degree in Health and Human Performance (HHP). The on-line program is designed to provide graduate education in a distance education (virtual) format. The program provides opportunities for continued development of the conceptual, technical, analytical, and communication skills related to careers in health and human performance. The program consists of a 17 hour core plus an additional 15 hours accumulated from a series of electives. As a final step in the program, all students are required to successfully complete a comprehensive examination prior to graduation. A student may join the program at any time during the year. Core course offerings are summer only and must be scheduled accordingly. Program electives are chosen from regularly scheduled virtual courses offered by the department, through the Virtual College. The Core: Students will experience a course load between 6 and 9 hours per summer. All core courses are virtual summer offerings and are scheduled on a rotating basis.

Degree Requirements for the Master of Science in Health and Human Performance Core Course Rotation HHP 815 Research ..........................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 850 Physiological Analysis of Motor Activity...............................................................................................................3 credit hours *HHP 835 Motor Learning OR HHP 650 Biomechanics......................................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 825 Statistics...........................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 820 Concepts and Objectives...........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours **HHP 875 Graduate Seminar.....................................................................................................................................................2 credit hours * The student may select Motor Learning or Biomechanics for the core **Graduate Seminar is taken in the last summer and is in preparation for comprehensive exams Core hours required...............................................................................................................................17 credit hours

Elective Courses (subject to availability) HHP 617 Nutrition and Aging.................................................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours HHP 619 Exercise Prescription and Testing for the Elderly...............................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 633 Assessment and Planning in Health and Human Performance...................................................................3 credit hours HHP 635 Motor Behavior..............................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 670 Sports Marketing and Promotion...................................................................................................................... 1-3 credit hours HHP 810 Sport in American Society.........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 811 Health Promotion Programming.............................................................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 812 Nutrition for Health and Fitness..............................................................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 830 Secondary School Physical Education Curriculum...........................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 855 Legal Issues in Health and Human Performance...............................................................................................3 credit hours HHP 860 Legal Issues in Health and Physical Education...................................................................................................3 credit hours Information on other electives, as well as information on graduate projects and internships, may be found on www.fhsu.edu/hhp/online-ms-in-hhp/. #Content and credit varies from 1-3 hours. A maximum of 6 credit hours can be taken as workshops Elective hours required..........................................................................................................................15 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree............................................................................32 credit hours For additional information about the Master of Science in Health and Human Performance, please visit www.fhsu. edu/hhp, or contact the Department of Health and Human Performance, Cunningham Hall 139, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4376. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to

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Masters Degrees Master of Science in Instructional Technology The Advanced Education Programs Department offers a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology. This degree is designed for teachers, trainers or anyone interested in instructional technology. Our mission is to prepare technologically literate professionals for educational systems, business, and industry, in a global technological society. Students in the Master of Science in Instructional Technology (MIT) program will become leaders in instructional technology by using and teaching the latest updates in the instructional field. Students will be leaders with advanced knowledge of multimedia tools, presentation development, strategies related to integrating multimedia in educational and training environments. Classes are offered online, evenings and during the summer; however, it is possible to complete this degree entirely online.

Degree Requirements for the Master of Instructional Technology Core Courses AEP 803 Educational Research...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 867 Instructional Design & Assessment.........................................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 800 Introduction to the Utilization of Technology in the Classroom..................................................................3 credit hours AEP 855 Educational Leadership...............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 880 Cultural Diversity............................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours INT 658 Law of Cyberspace..........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MIT 805 Instructional Technology Theory & Practice.........................................................................................................3 credit hours MIT 812 Multimedia Applications.............................................................................................................................................3 credit hours MIT 822 Hypermedia/Hypertext Applications......................................................................................................................3 credit hours MIT 806 Developing Web-based Learning.............................................................................................................................3 credit hours Choose one elective before taking MIT 885.........................................................................................................................3 credit hours MIT 885 Technology Studies Practicum..................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree............................................................................36 credit hours For more information about the Master of Science in Instructional Technology degree, please visit www.fhsu.edu/aep, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4282. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu. edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Masters Degrees Master of Science in Nursing - Administration or Education Track The Master of Science in Nursing degree prepares you to assume advanced nursing specialty roles, opening new doors to you for careers in nursing administration and nursing education. Two graduate-level tracks are available to you completely online: Nursing Administration or Nursing Education. Each consists of a common 16 credit-hour core and a 15 credit-hour specialized track. Fort Hays State University is a leader in nursing education and offers a program that is fully accredited by the nationally recognized Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration Track The nursing administration track prepares graduates to be leaders in the rapidly changing health care environment. Students complete courses in health care management and leadership in complex organizations. Students gain further knowledge by working with expert nurse leaders and completing a research study. This program is ideal for nurses who want to pursue leadership careers in hospitals and other health care agencies.

Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education Track Teaching the nurses of tomorrow is a growing field. This track specializes in teaching strategies (using instructional technology and theory), curriculum development and evaluation. Students gain further knowledge by working with expert nurse educators and completing a research study.

Degree Requirements for Master of Science in Nursing Core Courses NURS 808 Statistics for Health Professionals.........................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 810 Developing Nursing Theories................................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 811 Foundations for Advanced Nursing.....................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 812 Primary Health Promotion ....................................................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 814 Healthcare: Policy/Politics/Organization/Cost.................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 817 Holistic Perspective and Health Potential..........................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 823 Advanced Nursing Practicum................................................................................................................................. 1 credit hour NURS 895 Research in Nursing...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Core Course Requirements....................................................................................................................19 credit hours

Nursing Administration Track NURS 861 Complexity in Health Care Organizations.........................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 862 Administrative Management for Nurses in Health Care Organizations..................................................3 credit hours NURS 876 Apprenticeship: Nursing Administration...........................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 899 Thesis...............................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Graduate Elective Course.............................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Total Hours Required............................................................................................................................. 34 credit hours

Nursing Education Track NURS 866 Teaching Strategies in Nursing..............................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 867 Apprenticeship: Teaching Strategies...................................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 868 Curriculum Planning: Nursing Education..........................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 869 Apprenticeship: Nursing Education Curriculum Planning........................................................................... 1 credit hour NURS 870 Nursing Education: Curriculum Evaluation.......................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 899 Thesis...............................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Total Hours Required..............................................................................................................................34 credit hours For more information regarding the MSN in Nursing Administration or Nursing Education, please visit www.fhsu.edu/nursing, or contact the Department of Nursing, Fort Hays State University, Stroup Hall 120, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4327. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl.

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Masters Degrees Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Track The family nurse practitioner specialty is in high demand in rural states like Kansas. A family nurse practitioner serves as a primary care provider of health care to individuals across the lifespan. The family nurse practitioner assesses, diagnoses and teats a wide array of health care conditions from health promotion to disease management. The FNP degree is a hybrid program, with a combination of online courses, on-campus courses and preceptorship courses completed close to home. While you may take the online courses from anywhere, all on-campus and IPTV courses take place on Wednesdays. Students must have a Kansas nursing license to enroll in this program, which is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN).

Core Courses Available Online NURS 808 Statistics for Health Professionals.........................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 810 Developing Nursing Theories................................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 811 Foundations for Advanced Nursing.....................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 812 Primary Health Promotion ....................................................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 814 Healthcare: Policy/Politics/Organization/Cost.................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 817 Holistic Perspective and Health Potential..........................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 895 Research in Nursing...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Core Course Requirements....................................................................................................................18 credit hours

Functional Role Courses (on campus/IPTV, Wednesdays) NURS 803L Advanced Health Assessment Practicum......................................................................................................... 1 credit hour NURS 805 Advanced Pharmacology........................................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 806 Advanced Pathophysiology....................................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 821 Primary Care I: Management of Common Problems.....................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 825 Primary Care Diagnostics...........................................................................................................................................1 credit hour NURS 832 Primary Care II: Management of Complex Problems.....................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 835 Primary Care Across the Lifespan.........................................................................................................................2 credit hours

Functional Role Courses (Online) NURS 803 Advanced Health Assessment...............................................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 816 Nurse Practitioner Roles in Primary Care...........................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 818 Primary Care of the Family......................................................................................................................................1 credit hour Total Functional Role Courses Required.............................................................................................. 21 credit hours

Practicum and Projects Courses (completed near home, in Kansas only) NURS 819 Family and Community Preceptorship................................................................................................................ 1 credit hour NURS 824 Primary Care I: Preceptorship.................................................................................................................................3 credit hours NURS 826 Diagnostics Preceptorship....................................................................................................................................... 1 credit hour NURS 834 Primary Care II: Preceptorship............................................................................................................................... 3 credit hours NURS 836 Preceptorship across the Lifespan........................................................................................................................2 credit hours NURS 897 Family Nurse Practitioner Project.........................................................................................................................2 credit hours Total Practicum and Projects Courses Required..................................................................................12 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree............................................................................51 credit hours For more information regarding the Family Nurse Practitioner program, please visit www.fhsu.edu/nursing, or contact the FNP Coordinator in the Department of Nursing, Fort Hays State University, Stroup Hall 167, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5560. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl.

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Masters Degrees Master of Science in Special Education The goal of the Department of Special Education is to prepare exceptional Professional Educators for today’s schools. The special education teaching programs are fully accredited by the National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Kansas State Department of Education. Course work is offered on campus, and through the Virtual College via Internet.

Degree Requirements for the Master of Science in Special Education Approved Program AEP 803 Educational Research...................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 801 Legal/Professional Issues in Special Education ...............................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 802 Theories of Exceptionalities and Diversity ........................................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 804 Behavior Management in Schools........................................................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 805 Assessment and Lab in Special Education ........................................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 806 Materials and Methods for Exceptional Students...........................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 810 Technology in Special Education ..........................................................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 811 Characteristics of Early Childhood Special Education ..................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 822 Educational Strategies in Special Education: Adaptive.................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 861 Vocational/Transition Education ...........................................................................................................................3 credit hours SPED 867 Practicum Collaboration and Consultation: Adaptive Special Education...............................................3 credit hours SPED 880 Cultural Diversity.........................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours

For a Gifted Education Emphasis area substitute: SPED 852 Educational Strategies: Gifted, in place of SPED 822 above .......................................................................3 credit hours SPED 859 Practicum Collaboration and Consultation: Gifted.........................................................................................3 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree ...........................................................................36 credit hours

Teachers licensed in Special Education are in high demand in Kansas and across the country. If you are interested in making a difference in children’s lives you should consider special education. For additional information visit www.fhsu.edu/aep, or contact the Department of Advanced Education Programs at 232 Rarick Hall, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099 or at (785) 628-4282. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Education Specialist Specialist in Education with a major in Educational Administration The Specialist in Education degree program offers opportunity for specialization. The program is intended for individuals preparing for positions that demand a higher level of study than the master’s degree. It is intended to provide advanced preparation and additional training required of unified school district superintendents and related administrative personnel. It enables the student on the basis of past experience and growth in a professional area to extend, reinforce and reorganize knowledge, techniques and skills. The Specialist in Education degree is an advanced graduate degree designed to provide the graduate student a definite and integrated professional program of study beyond the Master’s Degree in Educational Administration. The degree requires advanced study between the master’s degree and the doctorate degree both in time and depth with objectives identifiable and distinct from each of these. The program planning and the supervision of the research project (Field Study) is the responsibility of the designated advisor with the counsel of the student’s graduate committee. Doctorate The Specialist in Education degree can lead to a doctorate degree through Fort Hays State University’s partnership with Northcentral University (NCU) in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Applicants with a FHSU Education Specialist Degree will receive 48 hours of transfer credit (30 for the Master’s plus 18 for the EDS degree) toward completion of the NCU doctorate in Education.

Degree Requirements for the Education Specialist Degree: EDL 853 Special Education for School Leaders ....................................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 932 Research Design and Analysis...................................................................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 951 Advanced Educational Administration..................................................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 952 Trends and Practices in Educational Administration.........................................................................................3 credit hours EDL 955 School Plant.....................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 979 Practicum in Education III: Superintendent..........................................................................................................3 credit hours AEP 999 Field Study........................................................................................................................................................................3 credit hours Elective Education Administration Courses..........................................................................................................................9 credit hours

Total Hours Required for Degree ...........................................................................30 credit hours For additional information about the Specialist in Education degree please visit www.fhsu.edu/aep, or contact the Department of Advanced Education Programs at 232 Rarick Hall, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099 or at (785) 628-4282. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Master of Science/Education Specialist Master of Science in Education/Specialist in Education with a major in School Psychology The graduate program in school psychology at Fort Hays State University has a long history of preparing students for entry into the profession of school psychology. Upon completion of the program you will be eligible for licensure as a school psychologist in Kansas as well as other states. The Virtual school psychology program is designed for those who are not able to attend classes on campus. With only two - 3 day advanced workshops on campus required, students can complete the program from their location. As the program begins in Fall 2012, it will initially be designed for part-time coursework. The Master’s program is designed to be completed in four semester, with the addition of two summer workshops. Upon completion of the Master’s degree, students may apply to continue into the Education Specialist in School Psychology program. There are excellent job opportunities in the field of school psychology at the present time. Recent projections indicate that job prospects will continue to be excellent for many years (Davis et al., 2004).School Psychology was recently identified as one of the Best Careers in 2011 by U.S. News and World Report. For more information of the field of school psychology, check out the Web site of the National Association of School Psychologists and the Kansas Association of School Psychologists. M.S. School Psychology Program Requirements PSY 685 Behavior Therapy (3) PSY 810 Developmental Psychology (3) PSY 820 Advanced Learning and Motivation (3) PSY 830 Professional Ethics in Psych (3) PSY 840 Appraisal of Children (4) PSY 670 Curriculum-Based Measurement (1) PSY 845 Experimental Methods (3) PSY 850 Inferential Statistics (3) PSY 880 Methods in School Psych (3) PSY 881 Observation in School Psych (1) Electives (3)

M.S. School Psychology Program Requirements SPED 801 Legal/Professional Issues in Special Education (3) SPED 802 Theories of Exceptionality (3) SPED 811 Characteristics of Early Childhood Special Education (3) AEP 880 Cultural Diversity (3) PSY 981 Psychological Consulation in Schools (3) PSY 984 Practicum in School Psychology (9) PSY 997 Portfolio (6) Electives (6)

Electives Electives are selected from one of the recommended psychology graduate courses in the biological bases of behavior or child/family therapy, or a graduate level course approved by the school psych program director.

Electives Electives are selected from one of the recommended graduate level courses approved by the school psychology program director.

Total Credit Hours (30)

Total Credit Hours (30) Total Credit Hours M.S. and Ed. S. (66)

For additional information about the School Psychology degrees please visit www.fhsu.edu/psych/schoolpsychology/, or contact the Department of Psychology at 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099 or at (785) 628-4405. To receive an Application for Graduate Admission and details on the admission process contact the Graduate School at 800-628-FHSU (3478) or go online to www.fhsu.edu/gradschl for the forms.

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Certificate Programs Advanced Education Programs Adaptive/Gifted Special Education Endorsement

Building Leadership-Principal Endorsement Community Counselor License District Leadership-Superintendent Endorsement English for Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement Library Media Specialist Endorsement Reading Specialist Endorsement School Counselor Endorsement

Allied Health Cardiovascular Interventional Technology (CVIT)

Computed Tomography (CT) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Women’s Imaging

College of Business and Leadership Graduate Certificate in Advanced Business

Graduate Certificate in Business Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate in Management Information Systems Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership

College of Health and Life Sciences Community Health

Healthy Aging

Economics Finance and Accounting Accounting Geosciences Geographic Information Systems (GIS) User Certificate Health and Human Performance Community Health Promotion

Consumer Health

Informatics Business Information Systems

Cisco (CCNA and CCNP) Internetworking E-Commerce Web Development Web Development

Interdisciplinary Studies International Studies

Justice Studies Corrections

Justice Networking Law and the Courts Law Enforcement Victim Advocacy

Leadership Studies Emergency Services Leadership Certificate Leadership Global Leadership

Management and Marketing Human Resource Management Management

Marketing Operations Management Customer Service Tourism & Hospitality Leadership Tourism & Hospitality Leadership (Graduate/Industry) Tourism & Hospitality Management Tourism & Hospitality Marketing

Nursing Nursing Administration Post Master’s Certificate

Nursing Education Post Master’s Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner Post Master’s Certificate - NOT COMPLETELY ONLINE - CHECK REQUIREMENTS Adult Care Home Administration

Political Science Public Administration Pre-Law

Sociology and Social Work Addictions Counseling Certification Program

Community Development Cultural Anthropology and Globalization Eight-week University Grants Training Certificate (Non-credit course) Grant Proposal Writing and Program Evaluation Life Stages and Transitions Social Entrepreneurship Sociology of Medicine and Aging Women’s and Gender Studies

We are always adding to our certificate offerings. Please check the Virtual College website (www.fhsu.edu/ virtualcollege) for current information about specific certificate programs and requirements.

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Certificates Adaptive/Gifted Special Education Endorsement The Program of Special Education offers teacher preparation programs to provide equitable and appropriate education for exceptional children and youth. The Special Education Endorsement is available in Adaptive Special Education or in Gifted Education. Prerequisite Requirements: An undergraduate degree and teacher certification are required for acceptance in the graduate program.

Required courses:

• SPED 801 Legal/Professional Issues in SPED (3) • SPED 802 Theories of Exceptionalities & Diversity (3) • SPED 804 Behavior Management in Schools (3) • SPED 805 Assessmentand Lab in SPED (3) • SPED 806 Materials & Methods for Exceptional Students (3) • AEP 880 Cultural Diversity (3) • SPED 810 Technology in Special Education (3) • SPED 811 Characteristics of EC - SPED (3) • SPED 861 Vocational/Transition Education (3) • SPED 867 Practicum Collaboration & Consultation: Adaptive or Gifted (3) • SPED 822/852 Educational Strategies in SPED: Adaptive or Educational Strategies in SPED: Gifted (3) • AEP 803 Educational Research (3) Total..................................................36 credit hours For additional information about the Adaptive/ Gifted Special Education Endorsement, please visit www.fhsu.edu/aep/, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4283.

Building LeadershipPrincipal Endorsement The Building Leadership PreK-12 program is designed to produce high quality candidates for the position of building principals or assistant principals. The principal is the person responsible for all the activities that occur in and around the school building.

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It is the principal’s leadership that sets the tone of the school, the climate for learning, the level of professionalism and morale of teachers, and the degree of concern for what students may or may not become. School leaders must demonstrate competency in the following standards as developed by the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC): The major emphasis of the Educational Administration Program is Focused on Student Learning, Technology-Infused, and Personalized Relationships. This new and innovative program includes Actionoriented Research with Clinical Experiences Integrated throughout the curriculum.

Required courses: • AEP 803 Educational Research (3) • EDL 850 School Law (3) • EDL 851 Superv. & Eval. of Personnel (3) • EDL 854 Educational Finance (3) • AEP 855 Educational Leadership (3) • EDL 856 School and Community Relations (3) • AEP 859 Curriculum Planning & Evaluation (3) • AEP 858 Data Analysis & Assessment (3) • EDL 852 Intro to School Administration (3) • EDL 853 Special Ed for School Leaders (3) • AEP 880 Cultural Diversity (3) • AEP 879 Pract. in Building Leadership (3) Total....................................................36 credit hours For additional information about the Building Leadership Principal Endorsement, please visit www.fhsu. edu/aep/, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4283.

District LeadershipSuperintendent Endorsement The District Leadership PreK-12 program is designed to produce high quality candidates for the position of unified school district superintendent and related administrative district level personnel. Individuals who have completed a Masters Degree AND Building Leadership Endorsement may elect to complete the District Leadership Endorsement as a “Non-degree” student.

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Certificates 1) MS Degree AND Building Leadership Endorsement 2) A total of 60 graduate hours 3) Completion of EDL 853 (Special Education for School Leaders), EDL 951, EDL 952, EDL 955, & AEP 979 (These 15 hours must be included in the total of 60 graduate hours) 4) Elective Advanced Education Program course. 5) Minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA in all graduate coursework For additional information about the District Leadership Superintendent Endorsement, please visit www. fhsu.edu/aep/, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4283.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement The goal of the Advanced Education Program of English for Speakers of Other Languages is to prepare exceptional Professional Educators for today’s schools. The English for Speakers of Other Languages teaching program is fully accredited by the National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Kansas State Department of Education. Teachers licensed in English for Speakers of Other Languages are in high demand in Kansas and across the country. If you are interested in making a difference in children’s lives you should consider the English for Speakers of Other Languages program. If you wish to teach in Kansas, a valid Kansas teaching license is required for this program.

Required courses: • ESOL 882 ESOL Linguistics (3) • ESOL 883 ESOL Assessment and Appraisal (3) • ESOL 884 ESOL Methods and Materials (3) • READ 884 Literacy Development (3) • ESOL 885 Practicum in ESOL (3) • AEP 858 Data Analysis and Assessment (3) • AEP 855 Educational Leadership (3) • AEP 880 Cultural Diversity (3) • AEP 803 Education Research (3) • AEP 867 Instructional Design & Assessment (3) • AEP 800 Intro to the Utilization of Technology in the Classroom (3) Total ................................................... 33 credit hours

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For additional information about the English for Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement, please visit www.fhsu.edu/aep/, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4283.

Library Media Specialist Endorsement Applicants for a library media specialist endorsement must hold a currently valid professional teaching license, and complete the following graduate courses, with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA in graduate coursework:

Required courses:

READ 861 Adv. Literature for Children & Young Adults (3) LIBR 852 Selection of School Library Media Materials (3) LIBR 853 Reference Retrieval (3) LIBR 856 Cataloging for School Library Media (3) LIBR 857 School Library Media Administration (3) LIBR 859 Library Media Supervised Practicum (3)

Total for State of Kansas Licensure (Pre K-12) ................................................................... 18 credit hours Additional hours for Master Degree ..................................................................18 credit hours In order to meet Kansas State Department of Education licensure guidelines, Library Media Specialist candidates must complete a Master’s degree before applying for a conditional school specialist license and a post-graduation internship before applying for a professional school specialist license. After graduation with the MS degree and receiving the conditional library media specialist license, candidates must secure a position in a school library and do two semesters of “Library Media Mentorship” in the hiring school district. Upon successful completion of the internship in each of two semesters, candidates will be eligible to apply for a professional Kansas Library Media Specialist license. For additional information about the Library Media Specialist Endorsement, please visit www.fhsu.edu/ aep/, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4283.

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Certificates Reading Specialist Endorsement Applicants for a reading specialist endorsement must hold a currently valid professional teaching license and complete the following graduate courses, with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA in graduate coursework:

Required courses: READ 861 Advanced Literature for Children and Young Adults (3) READ 881 Content Area Reading (3) READ 882 Trends in Language Arts (3) READ 883 Clinical Reading Diagnosis and Remediation (3) READ 884 Literacy Development (3) READ 885 The School Reading Program (Practicum) (3)

Total .................................................................18 credit hours

In order to meet Kansas State Department of Education licensure guidelines, Reading Specialist students must have two years of recent classroom teaching experience (within six years), complete a Master’s degree before applying for a conditional school specialist license. After graduation with the MS degree and receiving the conditional Reading Specialist license, students must secure a full-time teaching position and enroll in two semesters of “Reading Specialist Mentorship” in the hiring district. Upon successful completion of the internship in each of two semesters, students will be eligible to apply for a professional Kansas Reading Specialist license. For additional information about the Reading Specialist Endorsement, please visit www.fhsu.edu/ aep/, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4283. For additional information about the Reading Teacher Certificate, please visit www.fhsu.edu/aep/, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4283.

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Master of Science in Counseling - School Counseling To receive a Master’s degree in School Counseling, you must complete a minimum of forty-five hours of coursework while maintaining a 3.25 or higher grade point average. Your coursework includes a threehour methods course in which you will learn research methods and complete a research paper. You must also satisfactorily pass a comprehensive exam over the subject fields of the program. In the semester you intend to graduate, you will need to file an Intent to Graduate form by the posted deadline. All Master’s degrees must be completed within six (6) calendar years after starting the program.

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AEP 803 Educational Research.............3 credit hours COUN 827 Counseling Skills Development (3) COUN 829 Lifespan Human Developmenty (3) COUN 831 Foundations of Counseling (3) COUN 832 Lifestyle & Career Development (3) COUN 834 Appraisal in Counseling (3) COUN 835 Theories in Counseling (3) COUN 836 Management of Counseling Programs (3) COUN 838 Group Counseling: Theories & Procedures (3) • COUN 840 Social & Cultural Foundations (3) • COUN 844 Professional Counseling in Elementary Schools (3) • COUN 847 Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling (3) • AEP 879 Practicum in Education: Secondary or Elementary School Counseling (3) • COUN 889 Internship in Secondary or Elementary School Counseling (6) Total..................................................45 credit hours This program may not be available completely online. Please contact the department for more details. For additional information about the School Counselor Endorsement, please visit www.fhsu.edu/ aep/, or contact the Advanced Education Programs Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 232, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4283.

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Certificates Allied Health Certificate Programs Since the invention of the X-ray in 1895, the field of diagnostic radiology has rapidly advanced. With new and advanced imaging tools available today, the role of radiologic technologists has expanded, along with career opportunities. FHSU’s Department of Allied Health is pleased to offer radiologic technologists one of the few online certificate and degree programs in the country. The online certificates give you the education and training you need to: improve your skills and versatility as a diagnostic technologist, move into a supervisory position, or fulfill your continuing education requirements. Furthermore, these certificates provide you with college credit hours that could help you become registry eligible in this modality and could eventually lead to a Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostic Imaging.

Cardiovascular Interventional Technology (CVIT) (9 Credit Hours) Required courses: • Advanced CVIT (4) • Advanced Patient Care (2) • CVIT Pathology and Case Review (3) Total .............................................................. 9 credit hours

Computed Tomography (CT) (16 Credit Hours) Required courses: • Cross Sectional Anatomy: Normal (4) • CT Physics and Instrumentation (4) • CT Pathology and Variant Anatomy (4) • CT Procedures (4) Total .............................................................. 16 credit hours

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (12 Credit Hours) Required courses: • Cross Sectional Anatomy: Normal (4) • Computed Tomography Pathology & Variant Anatomy (4) • MRI Physics and Instrumentation (4) Total .............................................................. 12 credit hours

Women’s Imaging (9 Credit Hours) - Not completely online (1 week course on-campus) Required courses: • Principles of Bone Densitometry (2) • Mammography for Radiologic Technologists (3) • Advanced Mammography for Radiologic Technologists (2) • Digital Mammography (2) Total .............................................................. 9 credit hours For additional information about the Allied Health Certificate Programs, please visit www.fhsu.edu/alliedhealth, or contact the Department of Allied Health, Fort Hays State University, Cunningham Hall 129 C, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5678.

Graduate Certificates from the College of Business and Leadership The College of Business and Leadership at Fort Hays State University offers graduate certificates for students who wish to specialize in business areas without completing an entire Master in Business Administration program. These Graduate Certificates can increase your career mobility, can be earned quickly, and most can be completed either entirely online or on-campus. Another advantage of our Graduate Certificates is they allow you to get a feel for graduate business courses while earning certification before pursuing your MBA in Leadership. Or you can earn your Graduate Certificate and immediately begin using your new-found skills to advance your career. Our Graduate Certificate programs are distinct because: continued on next page...

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Certificates · The Graduate Certificate program utilizes the same highly qualified graduate faculty who teach in our MBA in Leadership program. · Our tuition rates are competitively set below other Graduate Certificates. · We offer a variety of Graduate Certificates to target the skills you’re seeking. Our Graduate Certificates are non-degree credentials designed to provide students with specialized and less extensive knowledge than our Master of Business Administration program. These Graduate Certificates represent selected courses of academic accomplishment within the College of Business and Leadership that result in a professional certificate suitable for framing. Graduate Certificates require either nine or twelve student credit hours (i.e., three-four graduate courses) for completion. Whether you are interested in learning more about basic concepts to enhance your career, preparing to move on and eventually complete our MBA in Leadership, or seeking to complete specific educational or certification requirements, you’ll find we offer a Graduate Certificate that will meet your needs. The College of Business and Leadership at Fort Hays State University offers the following Graduate Certificate options:

· Graduate Certificate in Advanced Business · Graduate Certificate in Business · Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management · Graduate Certificate in Management Information Systems · Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership For more information about the Graduate Certificates from the College of Business and Leadership, please visit www.fhsu.edu/mba, or contact the Department of Business and Leadership, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5696; gradcoordinator@fhsu.edu.

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College of Health and Life Sciences Community Health (13 Credit Hours) The Certificate in Community Health is designed for individuals currently working in community health or other health related fields interested in furthering their knowledge through coursework emphasizing practical application in identifying and addressing health problems within the community. Through course work, participants will gain a fundamental understanding of the issues and practices contributing to health related diseases as well as issues associated with the development and implementation of positive health programming in the community.

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HHP 200 Personal Wellness (3) HHP 310 Consumer Health (2) HHP 314 Issues in Health Education (2) HHP 320 Communicable & Emergent Diseases (2) NURS 320 Health Care: Ethics (1) NURS 321 Health Care: Legal Aspects (1) NURS 491 Health Care: System Policy & Cost (2)

Total .............................................................. 13 credit hours

Healthy Aging (15 Credit Hours) The Certificate in Healthy Aging is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree who are currently working in health promotion, recreation, or other health related fields interested in developing a knowledge base related to healthy aging. Through course work, participants will gain a fundamental understanding of processes and changes involved in aging, influence of lifestyle choices on aging, as well as universal problems associated with health-care decisions.

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• NURS 211 Learning in Older Adulthood (2) • BIOL 335 Physiology of Aging (3) • NURS 491 Health Care System Policy and Cost (2) • HHP 617 Nutrition and Aging (3) • HHP 618 Exercise Testing/Prescription/Aging (3) • SLP 665 Communication and Aging (2) Total .............................................................. 15 credit hours For more information please visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/chls/ or contact the College of Health and Life Sciences, Fort Hays State University, Albertson Hall 106, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4200.

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Certificates Accounting The certificate in Accounting is designed to provide a credential in accounting for non-accounting majors who want to endorsement of their knowledge in accounting. To obtain a Certificate in Accounting, students must complete 12 hours in accounting as outlined below:

12 Hours Required: ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II and any two of the following: ACCT 303 Cost Accounting ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting II ACCT 402 Income Tax Procedure ACCT 406 Governmental and Institutional Accounting Total....................................................12 credit hours For more information about the Accounting Certificate, please contact the Economics, Finance and Accounting Department, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park St, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-5325

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) User Certificate Program The Department of Geosciences currently offers a certificate program that can be completed on-campus, through the virtual college, or a combination of both. This certificate allows students to develop technical skills in analyzing geographic patterns and relationships.

GIS User Certificate Program Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used in many professions to gain valuable insights into and answer spatial questions. This nine credit hour certificate program offers the opportunity for students to develop a solid understanding of the fundamental principles and analytical techniques of GIS and other geospatial technologies. The skills gained in the courses required for this certificate can be applied to any major and the certificate is an effective way of adding value to either a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Because there is an increasing need among local, state, and federal agencies for individuals with skills in GIS this certificate can enhance employment potential.

Required courses: On-Campus • • •

GSCI 240 Introduction to GIS (3) GSCI 360 Intermediate GIS (3) GSCI 290 Cartography (3) or GSCI 674 Remote Sensing and Aerial Photography (3)

Required courses: Virtual College • GSCI 225 GIS Foundations I (3) • GSCI 325 GIS Foundations II (3) • GSCI 280 Cartographic Concepts (3) or GSCI 330 Remote Sensing Concepts (3) Total ........................................................... 9 credit hours For more information please visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/geo or contact the Department of Geosciences, Fort Hays State University, Tomanek Hall 233, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 6285389; geosciences@fhsu.edu.

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Certificates Health and Human Performance Community Health Promotion (12 Credit Hours) The Certificate in Community Health Promotion is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree who are currently working in community health or other health related fields and are interested in developing a knowledge base related to health promotion programming. Through course work, participants will gain a fundamental understanding of issues involved in health planning and promotion. This program prepares the participant to assess, develop, implement, and/or evaluate community health/wellness programming.

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HHP 633 Assessment & Planning in HHP (3) HHP 811 Health Promotion Programming (3) HHP 812 Nutrition for Health and Fitness (3) HHP 855 Legal Issues in HHP (3)

Total .....................................................12 credit hours

Consumer Health (13 Credit Hours) The Certificate in Consumer Health is designed to provide individuals not holding an undergraduate degree in a health related profession with course work that leads to a greater understanding of the issues related to consumer health. This combination of courses is designed to facilitate the development of a better understanding of issues related to health decisions and choices available to the individual consumer in today’s society.

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HHP 200 Personal Wellness (3) HHP 310 Consumer Health (2) HHP 314 Issues in Health Education (2) HHP 320 Communicable & Emergent Disease (2) HHP 400 Safety Education (2) HHP 615 Issues in Nutrition Education (2)

Total .....................................................13 credit hours For more information please visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/hhp/ or contact the Department of Health and Human Performance, Fort Hays State University, Cunningham Hall 139, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4376.

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Business Information Systems In today’s technologically advanced business environment, employees must have knowledge of the computing and allied technologies used in business operations, communications and education. The Business Information Systems certificate provides individuals who do not hold or who are not seeking an information systems degree with a greater understanding of information systems. This certificate is designed to help you incorporate information technology into your current position, to oversee the information technology function in your area, and to collaborate with the information systems function to identify and leverage opportunities for greater productivity and efficiency.

Required courses: MIS 303 Computer Operating Systems OR MIS 650 Networks and Data Communication (3) MIS 304 Management Information Systems (3) MIS 602 Information Systems Design & Analysis (3) MIS 603 Database Systems (3) OR INT 654 Intro to Web Enabled Databases (3) MIS 305 Business Process Analysis OR MIS 605 Principles of Computer Security & Forensics (3) Total....................................................15 credit hours For more information about the Business Information Systems Certificate, please visit www.fhsu.edu/informatics, or contact the Department of Informatics, Fort Hays State University, Heather Hall, Hays, KS 676014099, (785) 628-5373; int@fhsu.edu.

Prep-Program For Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Background Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco’s product portfolio offers a broad range of end-to-end networking solutions including Routing, Switching, Access, System Network Architecture/Local-area Networks (SNA/LAN), Internet Services, Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS) Software, and Network Management. Fort Hays State University, through its Department of Informatics, offers the online preparatory curriculum to prepare professionals to sit for the highly sought-after Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification (CCNA) Examination.

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Certificates Components of CCNA Prep-Curriculum The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) preparation curriculum is offered in a three course sequence with two options. The standard option is: INT 291 Internetworking I, INT 292 Internetworking II, and INT 293 Internetworking III. The Military option is: INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking I for Military, INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking II, and INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking III for Military. The primary difference between the standard and the military offering is that the military offering is designed to be somewhat more lab intensive and includes an additional project in each course. Both series are designed to teach students internetworking skills and to prepare students with the knowledge necessary to pass the CCNA examination. In each series, delivery is Internet based with text, graphics, illustrations, and streaming audio and video. Students are provided toll-free telephone, e-mail, and chat room assistance from faculty and tutors who have passed the CCNA. Students have the opportunity to practice router configuration on Cisco routers using the Department of Informatics Virtual Lab. Both options apply toward the Bachelors of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications with a Concentration in Computer Networking and Telecommunications or the Bachelors of General Studies in Information Networking and Telecommunications.

Computer Requirements A computer produced in the last three years, Internet access of at least 500 kbps, Windows or Linux operating system, and DVD drive. For more information about the Cisco program, please visit www.fhsu.edu/informatics, or contact the Department of Informatics, Fort Hays State University, Heather Hall, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-5373; int@fhsu.edu.

Internetworking The Certificate in Internetworking is designed to provide key skills for individuals desiring to be computer networking professionals. While students may only take the Internetworking I, II, and III courses to sit for the Cisco CCNA exam, research has shown that students who have taken all five courses have a much higher first time pass rate than the national average.

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Standard Option: INT 291 Internetworking I (3) INT 292 Internetworking II (3) INT 293 Internetworking III (3) INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I (3) INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II (3)

Total................................................. 15 credit hours A student who has completed the CCNA prepcurriculum, INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I and INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II will earn the Fort Hays State University Certificate in Internetworking. This certificate adds to a student’s credentials and qualifications.

Computer Requirements: A computer produced in the last three years, Internet access of at least 500 kbps, Windows or Linux operating system, and DVD drive. For more information on the Certificate in Internetworking, please visit www.fhsu.edu/ informatics, or contact the Department of Informatics, Fort Hays State University, Heather Hall, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-5373; int@fhsu.edu.

E-Commerce Web Development and Web Development Certificates Fort Hays State University is pleased to offer a series of courses and certificate options to prepare students in web-based applications. All courses listed are offered online with no requirements for physical presence on-campus. These certificates can be earned as a “stand alone credential” by persons who are in the working world who need “real time” knowledge and skills. Additionally, they can be earned by undergraduate students as supplements to a degree. These certificates can fit into the Bachelors of General Studies or the Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications Web Development Concentration. Graduate level classes can apply toward an MLS in Information Networking and Telecommunications.

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Certificates Certificate in E-Commerce Web Development This certificate is designed for the person who seeks the skills to create an e-commerce site and who desires to understand the fundamentals of e-commerce marketing and strategy.

Required courses: • INT 250 Intro. to Web Development (3) • INT 651 Advanced Web Development (3) • INT 652 Intensive Web Development (3) • MIS 573/773 Problems in CIS: E-Commerce (3)

And one of the following: • INT 650 Interactive Systems Design (3) • INT 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle (3) • INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Admin:Oracle (3) • INT 658 Law of Cyberspace (3) • MIS 603 Database Systems (3) Total....................................................15 credit hours

Certificate in Web Development This certificate is designed for the person who seeks the skills to create high-end websites with strong design and functional abilities. Such sites are used for e-commerce, data services, internal organization workflow, multimedia distribution and other uses where information is provided or gathered. This certificate includes design as well as coding courses.

Required courses:

• INT 250 Intro. to Web Development (3) • INT 650 Interactive Systems Design (3) • INT 651 Advanced Web Development (3) • INT 652 Intensive Web Development (3) • INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Administration:

Oracle (3) Optional • INT 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle (3) Total....................................................15 credit hours

Computer Requirements: A computer produced in the last three years with at least 1 Mbps RAM, Internet access of at least 500 kbps, and Windows or Mac operating system, DVD drive. Individual classes may require the purchase of the current Adobe Creative Suite. For more information about the E-Commerce Web Development and Web Development Certificates, please visit www.fhsu.edu/informatics, or contact the Department of Informatics, Fort Hays State University, Heather Hall, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5373;

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Interdisciplinary Studies- International Studies The United States is significantly affected by, and to an important degree responsible for, an internationalized and globalized U.S. economy and society. To be a more astute employee, and a more capable citizen, students should understand the U.S. – and themselves – from an international and global perspective. Therefore, FHSU is pleased to offer a program related to International Studies: a Certificate of International Studies (IS). The IS certificate is an interdisciplinary program and can complement any major offered by FHSU. REQUIRED (3 hours) Complete all three courses in the International Studies section of the General Education program. (All students are required to complete any two of the three courses listed in International Studies in the Liberal Arts section of the General Education program. In order to receive the International Studies Certificate, the student would have to complete the International Studies course not taken for General Education credit.) ELECTIVE (6 hours) Choose any two of the following courses, but no more than one from the same department. -ECFI 644 International Economics -ECFI 645 International Finance -GSCI 105 Cultural Geography -GSCI 322 Latin American Geography -GSCI 644 Climatology -HIST 350 Latin American Civilization -HIST 646 American Diplomatic History Since 1914 -IDS 405 Heritage: Society, Science & Culture Since 1700 (can also be used to meet Gen Ed requirements) -IDS 499 Global Environmental Issues (can also be used to meet Gen Ed requirements) -MLNG 112 Great Works in Translation (can also be used to meet Gen Ed requirements) -MLNG 605 French Civilization -MLNG 612 German Civilization -MLNG 623 Spanish Civilization -MLNG 624 Latin-American Civilization -MGT 606 International Business -MKT 606 International Marketing continued on next page

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Certificates -POLS 230 Introduction to International Relations (can also be used to meet Gen Ed requirements) -POLS 631 American Foreign Policy -POLS 632 Problems and Issues in World Politics -POLS 640 Comparative Politics -POLS 675 Seminar: International Law -POLS 675 Seminar: International Political Economy -POLS 675 Seminar: Comparative Political Economy

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In order to earn the certificate, the student must receive at least a “C� in each class.

15 Hours Required:

For additional information about the International Studies certificate, please visit www.fhsu.edu/ virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Fort Hays State University, Davis Hall 206, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5950.

Corrections The primary purpose of this program is to accommodate both in-service officers interested in a specialized field, as well as undergraduate majors in any of the social sciences with a specific interest in the field of corrections. Specific career opportunities include corrections officer, human services aide, residential juvenile counseling, street outreach counseling, juvenile corrections officer and the like. Upon completion of this certificate program, the student will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the functions of corrections within the broader criminal justice system.

12 Hours Required: JUS 100 Workshop in Criminal Justice (Corrections) PSY 230 Psychology of Human Motives JUS 341 Corrections JUS 345 Community Corrections JUS 375 Criminal Profiling JUS 380 Topics (variable content) JUS 600 Internship (Corrections) JUS 670 Independent Study (Corrections) JUS 675 Seminar (variable content) Total....................................................12 credit hours For more information about the Justice Studies Certificates, please visit www.fhsu.edu/jus, or contact the Justice Studies Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 233G, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-4425

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The certificate in Justice Networking is offered jointly by the Department of Justice Studies and the Department of Information Networking and Telecommunications. The certificate is meant to provide the criminal justice practitioner or future practitioner the ability to specialize in areas related to cyber-crime and the like. The certificate combines practical and theoretical bases of knowledge towards this end. JUS 225 Justice in the Information Age INT 250 Introduction to Web Development JUS 305 Corporate Crime and Deviance INT 658 Law of Cyberspace JUS 675 Seminar (Advanced Research Project) INT 680 Networking Architecture Total....................................................15 credit hours For more information about the Justice Studies Certificates, please visit www.fhsu.edu/jus, or contact the Justice Studies Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 233G, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-4425

Law and the Courts The Department of Justice Studies, with participation from the Department of Political Science, offers a certificate in law and the courts to undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in law, or enhancing skills relative to the understanding of the law for law enforcement officers and corrections officials. The program is open to students in all majors, as well students interested in completion of the certificate only.

12 Hours Required: JUS 100 Workshop in Criminal Justice (Law and Courts) POLS 320 Introduction to the Law JUS 331 Criminal Law JUS 335 Civil Liability JUS 380 Topics (variable content) POLS 425 Legal Research Methods JUS 600 Internship (Law and Courts) POLS 621 American Civil Liberties JUS 670 Independent Study (Law and Courts) JUS 675 Seminar (variable content) Total....................................................12 credit hours For more information about the Justice Studies Certificates, please visit www.fhsu.edu/jus, or contact the Justice Studies Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 233G, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-4425

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Certificates Law Enforcement

Victim Advocacy

The certificate in law enforcement is intended to aid in developing good communications skills, good judgment and decision-making skills, and display how to handle stress well within the broader context of a career in law enforcement. The certificate provides specialized law enforcement-based coursework to provide you with the knowledge and skills you will need to successfully enter the field. The certificate program allows the student to learn about community policing, police discretion, police ethics and corruption, issues of police leadership and management, patrol requirements, professionalism and other related topics necessary for success in the field.

Victim advocacy, as an emerging field in the criminal and social service networks, requires a solid background in all aspects of the law, dispute resolution, human services and the like. This certificate program provides the means for students to develop basic knowledge and skills in effective advocacy.

12 Hours Required: JUS 100 Workshop in Criminal Just. (Law Enforcement) JUS 315 Introduction to Private Security JUS 320 Police Systems and Practices JUS 325 Law Enforcement in the Community JUS 355 Criminal Investigation JUS 380 Topics (variable content) JUS 600 Internship (Law Enforcement) JUS 670 Independent Study (Law Enforcement) JUS 675 Seminar (variable content)

18 Hours Required: JUS 331 Criminal Law & Procedure JUS 380 Victimology JUS 385 Criminal Procedure in Criminal Justice JUS 600 Internship (Victim Advocacy) SOC 670 Grant Proposal Development Total....................................................15 credit hours For more information about the Justice Studies Certificates, please visit www.fhsu.edu/jus, or contact the Justice Studies Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 233G, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-4425

Total....................................................12 credit hours For more information about the Justice Studies Certificates, please visit www.fhsu.edu/jus, or contact the Justice Studies Department, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 233G, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785) 628-4425

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Certificates Emergency Services Leadership Certificate At Fort Hays State University’s Department of Leadership we recognize the growing need to enhance your technical skills with knowledge gained from academic programs. Many employers in the public safety fields are requiring higher education for promotion or incentive pay. The fields of Fire Service, Emergency Medical Services, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and 911 Communications are all embracing formal education. The Emergency Services Leadership Certificate is a 3 course undergraduate program that can be earned separately or included with other college level courses to attain your Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. The courses will introduce you to leadership theory and its applications in your field. In addition, you will learn how intervention strategies and organizational change tactics can assist you in guiding your department to meet the ever changing global world in which everyone must operate. Training prepares us to perform the tasks. Education provides us with the tools to be leaders. The Emergency Services Leadership program is designed to prepare you for working with community representatives, politicians, peers, personnel and other stakeholders. • LDRS 490 Introduction to Emergency Services Leadership (3) • LDRS 490 Assessment in Emergency Services Organizations (3) • LDRS 490 Developing Leadership Capacity in Organizations (3) Total........................................................... 9 credit hours For more information regarding the Leadership Certificate Program, please contact the Department of Leadership Studies, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 235, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4303; fhsuleaders@fhsu.edu or visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/leadership.

Global Leadership Certificate Program The Certificate in Global Leadership is a 12-credit hour program created by the Department of Leadership Studies to develop leaders who will possess the knowledge, skills and attitudes to lead positive change in the larger global context. Participants in the program will learn to facilitate change within their local civic and organizational surroundings, while also acting in accordance with global social responsibility to address world issues. Upon completing a Certificate in Global Leadership through our domestic or virtual college offerings, students will achieve the following learning outcomes:

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Required Courses: LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts (3) IDS 111 Sustainability and the Future: The Seven Revolutions (3) OR SOC 333 Global Forces in a Changing World (3) SOC 460 Comparative Cultures and Societies (3) OR Approved Study Abroad Experience (3) LDRS 600 Seminar in Leadership Studies: Global Leadership Total Hours Required for Certificate (12)

Leadership Certificate Program Fort Hays State University offers a variety of leadership programs for students interested in enhancing their credentials with a specialized leadership component. The Leadership Certificate Program adds value to any academic program or career. To provide a comprehensive leadership development experience, Leadership Studies utilizes an interactive online learning environment that includes both course activities and practical field experience. This allows students to reflect and then act on what they have learned about leadership behavior. This leadership program introduces the student to the essential components of leadership thinking, focusing on the what, how, and why of leadership. LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts explores “what” is leadership. Practicing personal and collaborative leadership skills is the “how to” of leadership found in LDRS 302 Introduction to Leadership Behavior. Finally, LDRS 310 Field Work in Leadership Studies focuses on the “why” of leadership and provides the reason for collective action. While designed for the freshman and sophomore level, participants are allowed to enter the program at any point in their undergraduate studies. Students are required to complete the following three interdisciplinary courses: • LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts (3) • LDRS 302 Introduction to Leadership Behavior (3) • LDRS 310 Field Work in Leadership Studies (3) Total........................................................... 9 credit hours After successfully completing the Leadership Certificate Program, students receive special recognition and a “certificate of achievement” they can take with them after graduation. For more information regarding the Leadership Certificate Program, please contact the Department of Leadership Studies, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 235, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4303; fhsuleaders@fhsu.edu or visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/leadership.

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Certificates Management and Marketing Certificates Certificate programs offered through the Department of Management and Marketing require 12 credit hours and are composed of courses specific to an area of study. All classes leading to a certificate must be taken for credit, and courses cannot be counted toward more than one certificate. Eligibility: Only non-majors are eligible for the Management or Marketing certificates. For example, a marketing major is not eligible for a certificate in marketing, but a marketing major is eligible for a certificate in management. Otherwise, a student can complete a certificate program regardless of his or her major. Procedure: Students are designated as “certificate students” when they submit an Intent to Complete a Certificate. Please print and complete the intent at www.fhsu.edu/management/certificate-programs/, and mail or deliver it to the Department of Management and Marketing at FHSU: Department of Management and Marketing, College of Business and Leadership, Fort Hays State University , 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 676014099. Upon completion of certificate requirements (demonstrated by the student submitting an official FHSU transcript to the department), the department chair will authorize the issuance of a printed certificate. Please note that certificate programs are not noted on a student’s official transcript; however, completion of a certificate should be included on a student’s resume to demonstrate attainment of a level of education in a management or marketing related discipline which is more than completing a certain number of academic courses. Program Requirements: A student must complete certificate requirements with a 2.0 GPA at Fort Hays State University in one of the following programs:

Human Resource Management Certificate Required: MGT 611 Human Resource Management (3) MGT 612 Recruitment, Selection and Retention (3) MGT 613 Total Compensation (3) MGT 614 Training and Development (3) Total....................................................12 credit hours

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Management Certificate Required: MGT 301 Management Principles (3) Choose three of the following courses (9 hours): MIS 304 Management Information Systems (3) MGT 403 Business, Society and Ethics (3) MGT 411Applied Management Skills (3) MGT 611 Human Resource Management (3) MGT 410 Organizational Behavior/Development (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours

Marketing Certificate Required: MKT 301 Marketing Principles (3) Choose three of the following courses (9 hours): MKT 405 Marketing Strategy (3) MKT 601 Consumer Behavior (3) MKT 604 Marketing Research (3) MKT 606 International Marketing (3) MKT 609 Strategic Electronic Marketing (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours

Operations Management Certificate Required: MGT 301 Management Principles (3) MGT 602 Production and Operations Mgt (3) Choose two of the following courses (6 hours): MGT 407 Project /Program Management (3) MGT 608 Survey of Quality Management (3) GBUS 673 Supply Chain Management (3) GBUS 673 Foundations in Lean Systems (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours

Customer Service Certificate Required: MKT 301 Marketing Principles (3) MKT 603 Customer Service & Relationship Mgt (3) MKT 302 Strategic Selling (3) MKT 403 Retail Management (3) Total..................................................12 credit hours

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Certificates Tourism & Hospitality Leadership Certificate Tourism and Hospitality Marketing Certificate Required: MGT 620 Principles and Practices in THM (3) LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts (3) LDRS 480 Leadership and Team Dynamics (3) Choose one of the following courses (3 hours): MGT 621 Tourism & Hospitality marketing (3) MGT 623 Meetings, Conventions, & Events Mgt (3) MGT 624 Hotel & Resort Management (3) MGT 625 Intl Hospitality: Problems & Planning (3) Total ..................................................12 credit hours

Tourism & Hospitality Leadership (Graduate/Industry) Certificate Required: MGT 620 Principles & Practices in THM (3) LDRS 800 Organizational Leadership (3) LDRS 806 Teambuilding, Teamwork, & Team Leading (3) Choose one of the following courses (3 hours): MGT 621 Tourism & Hospitality Marketing (3) MGT 623 Meetings, Conventions, & Events Mgt (3) MGT 624 Hotel & Resort Management (3) MGT 625 Intl Hospitality: Problems & Planning (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours

Required: MGT 620 Principles & Practices in THM (3) MGT 621 Tourism & Hospitality Marketing (3) Choose two of the following courses (6 hours): MKT 301 Marketing Principles (3) MKT 603 Customer Service & Relationship Management (3) MKT 606 International Marketing (3) COMM 208 Communication & the Information Society (3) COMM 347 Advertising (3) Total .................................................12 credit hours For more information regarding the Management and Marketing Certificates, please visit www.fhsu.edu/ management or contact the Department of Management and Marketing, Fort Hays State University, McCartney Hall 302, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 676014099; (785) 628-4201; mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu.

Tourism and Hospitality Management Certificate Required: MGT 620 Principles & Practices in THM (3) MGT 301 Management Principles (3) Choose two of the following courses (6 hours): MGT 621 Tourism & Hospitality Marketing (3) MGT 622 Service Operations (3) MGT 623 Meetings, Conventions, & Events Mgt (3) MGT 624 Hotel & Resort Management (3) MGT 625 Intl Hospitality: Problems & Planning (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours

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Certificates Nursing Certificates

• NURS 832 Prim. Care II: Mgt. of Complex Prob. (3) • NURS 834 Primary Care II Preceptorship (3) • NURS 835 Prim. Care Across the Lifespan (2) • NURS 836 Preceptorship Across the Lifespan (2) Total...................................................31 credit hours

Individuals who already hold the MSN are eligible to complete a post master’s certificate in nursing. Obtaining a certificate enables the nurse to broaden their career opportunities or strengthen their skills in a current career path. Courses which are included in the certificate are listed below.

Nursing Administration Post Master’s Certificate • NURS 861 Complexity in Health Care Organizations (3) • NURS 862 Admin Mgt in Health Care Organizations (3) • NURS 876 Apprenticeship: Nursing Administration (3) • Graduate Elective Course (3) Total ..................................................12 credit hours

Nursing Education Post Master’s Certificate

• NURS 866 Teaching Strategies in Nursing (3) • NURS 867 Apprenticeship: Teaching Strategies (2) • NURS 868 Curriculum Planning: Nursing Education (3) • NURS 869 Apprenticeship: Nursing Education Curriculum Planning (1) • NURS 870 Nursing Education: Curriculum Evaluation (3) Total...................................................12 credit hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Post Master’s Certificate (NOT COMPLETELY ONLINE) • • • • • • • • • • •

NURS 803 Advanced Health Assessment (2) NURS 803L Adv. Health Assess. Practicum (1) NURS 805 Advanced Pharmacology (3) NURS 806 Advanced Pathophysiology (3) NURS 816 Nurse Pract. Roles in Primary Care (2) NURS 818 Primary Care of the Family (1) NURS 819 Family & Comm. Preceptorship (1) NURS 821 Prim. Care I: Mgmt. of Comm. Prob. (3) NURS 824 Prim. Care I: Preceptorship (3) NURS 825 Primary Care Diagnostics (1) NURS 826 Diagnostics Preceptorship (1)

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Adult Care Home Administration The Adult Care Administration certificate offering is an 8 credit hour program offered at the undergraduate and graduate level. Students complete two clinical practicums for a total of 480 clock hours working directly with licensed nursing home administrators and are supervised by FHSU faculty. In addition students enroll in a two credit hour course N491 Health Care System, Policy and Cost or the graduate level course, NURS 814. After successfully completing the program, students are able to sit for the state and national exams and to become licensed as nursing home administrators. Students must have a bachelor’s degree for the licensure. Students can be in the last 30 hours of their bachelor’s degree when starting the program. Graduate Credit • NURS 874 Selected Studies in Nursing: Administrator In Training I (3) • NURS 874 Selected Studies in Nursing: Administrator In Training II (3) • NURS 814 Healthcare: Policy/Politics/ Organization/Cost (2)

Undergraduate Credit

• NURS 444 Selected Studies in Nursing: Administrator In Training I (3) • NURS 444 Selected Studies in Nursing: Administrator In Training II (3) • NURS 491 Health Care System, Policy, and Cost (2) Total..................................................... 8 credit hours

For additional information, please visit www.fhsu. edu/nursing, or contact the Department of Nursing, Fort Hays State University, Stroup Hall 120, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4327.

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Certificates Political SciencePublic Administration

Political SciencePre-Law

If you have a passion for public service, then a certificate in Public Administration may be just the thing you need to equip yourself for a rewarding career in governmental or non-profit work. With the knowledge and skills you’ll gain in this certificate program, you’ll find yourself ready to help organizations run more efficiently so that they can best provide for society’s needs.

Whether you see yourself in the courtroom, the boardroom, or a governmental office, a law degree can be your ticket to a rewarding career. Lawyers are problem solvers. Skilled in communication and able to work through the complexities of case law, statutes, and administrative regulations, lawyers play a vital role in society. The Pre-law Certificate provides you with an understanding of the foundations of American law, a working knowledge of legal resources, and the skills to engage in basic legal research and argumentation. With the Pre-law Certificate you’ll be better prepared for law school and for the legal profession.

Required Courses*: • POLS 611 Policy Analysis (3) • POLS 612 The Administrative Process (3) • POLS 616 Public Personnel Management (3) *or approved substitute Total ...................................................9 credit hours For additional information about the Political Science certificate in Public Administration, please visit www. fhsu.edu/virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Political Science, Fort Hays State University, Rarick

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Required Courses: • POLS 320 Introduction to Law (3) • POLS 620 Constitutional Law (3) • POLS 621 American Civil Liberties (3) Total ...................................................9 credit hours For additional information about the Political Science certificate in Pre-Law, please visit www.fhsu.edu/ virtualcollege, or contact the Department of Political Science, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 356, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-4425; http:// www.fhsu.edu/polisci/.

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Certificates Addictions Counseling Certification Program This 30 credit hour credentialing program will provide students certification in the State of Kansas in addictions counseling. This curriculum is SRS/AAPS approved. This program will fulfill a critical need in the community to comply with K.S.A. 21-4729/SB 123 requirements effective July 1, 2003. In most cases, this statute provides for mandatory treatment in lieu of incarceration. Required Courses:

• SOCW 670 Workshop in Social Work: Introduction to Addictions (3) • SOCW 670 Workshop in Social Work: Individual Counseling in Addictions (3) • SOCW 670 Workshop in Social Work: Family & Addictions (3) • SOCW 670 Workshop in Social Work: Ethics in Addictions Counseling (3) • SOCW 670 Workshop in Social Work: Diversity & Special Populations-Addictions Counseling (3) • SOCW 670 Workshop in Social Work: Group Counseling with Addiction Populations (3) • SOCW 670 Workshop in Social Work: Pharma- cology & High Risk Medical Issues (3) • SOCW 670 Workshop in Social Work: Client Management Procedures (3) • PSY 300 Abnormal Psychology (3) • SOCW 672 Intern. in Social Work: Addictions (3) Total.................................................... 30 credit hours

The Addictions Certification program is coordinated by the Social Work program. Questions about the Addictions Counseling Certification Program should be directed to the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099; (785) 628-5840.

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Sociology Certificates The Department of Sociology and Social Work offers three certificate programs through the Virtual College. These certificates allow the student to focus his or her efforts in a specific area to develop or enhance a base of knowledge and technical skills.

Community Development Certificate Program (9 Credit Hours) Coordinator: Mike Walker Astonishing social and economic change presents urban, suburban, and rural neighborhoods and communities with uncertain futures and great challenges. Some urban neighborhoods and rural communities are scrambling to stem population out-migration, while others are dealing with population growth and urban sprawl. Community development is a fast-growing field of employment that addresses the social, physical, and economic revitalization and/or restructuring of a neighborhood or community. This certificate program provides the student with a base of community theory uniquely offered through the Department of Sociology and Social Work, and vital technical skills (such as strategic planning, focus group research, and small group dynamics) to address real world community issues and problems. Required Courses: • SOC 679 Community Theory & Development (3) and either: • SOC 475 Sociology of Urban and Rural Areas (3) or SOC 436 Demography (3) And one of the following: • SOC 670 Grant Proposal Development (3) • GCSI 240 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3) Total .....................................................9 credit hours

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Certificates Globalization and Culture Change Certificate Program (12 Credit Hours)

Life Stages and Transitions Certificate Program (12 Credit Hours)

Coordinator: Pelgy Vaz

Coordinator: Rose Arnhold

The pace at which cultures change seems ever increasing, along with ever increased rates of globalization among and within societies around the world. Courses in this certificate area will increase the student’s awareness of historic world cultures, contemporary world cultures, culture change, and they will do so in the context of rapidly increasing forms of social interconnectedness between world cultures.

Many students earn a BA in Sociology in order to hone their “people skills.” This certificate program includes courses that deal with major life passages, such as marriage, remarriage, child rearing, aging, and death and dying. The Life Issues certificate provides students with a background to work in human services fields.

Course Options (choose any four of the following): • SOC 145 Principles of Culture (3) • SOC 333 Global Forces in a Changing World (3) • SOC 335 Changing Faces of Culture (3) • SOC 460 Comparative Cultures and Societies (3) • SOC 647 Comparative Cultural Anthropology (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours

Course Options (choose any four of the following): • SOC 343 Sociology of Sex Roles (3) • SOC 350 Family Communication (3) • SOC 352 Stepfamilies (3) • SOC 355 Sociology of Death and Dying (3) • SOC 388 Sociology of the Family in America (3) • SOC 644 Sociology of Aging (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours

Grant Proposal Writing and Program Evaluation Certificate Program (9 Credit Hours) Coordinator: Dr. Keith Campbell Grants from government and private sources provide important supplemental funding to schools, hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and many other social service agencies. Our department is pleased to offer one of the few undergraduate grant proposal writing and program evaluation programs in the nation. The skills developed through this program can increase employment potential greatly as employers recognize the considerable value and financial benefit of well-trained grant proposal writers. Required Courses: • SOC 670 Grant Proposal Development (3) • SOC 673 Program Development/Evaluation (3) • SOC 677 Internship in Sociology: Grantwriting (3) Total .....................................................9 credit hours

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Certificates Sociology of Medicine and Aging Certificate Program (9 Credit Hours) Coordinator: Pelgy Vaz Medicine and healthcare is projected to be a fast growing industry well into the 21st Century, and this growth is in part driven by the high proportion of the population that will be reaching retirement age and beyond. Students who complete this certificate will develop special insight into the various intersections between medicine/healthcare and the aging process. Required Courses: • SOC 375 Medical Sociology (3) • SOC 355 Death and Dying (3) • SOC 644 Sociology of Aging (3) • SOC 620 Spirituality and Aging (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours

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HIST 600 The History of Sexuality (3) HIST 650 African-American History (3) HIST 651 Women in American History (3) JUS 605 Workplace Violence (3) LDRS 490 Topics: Women in Leadership (3) MLNG 664 Sem. in French Lit.: Women in French Literature (3) • NURS 444E Childbirth Empowerment (3) • PSY 350B Psychology of Gender (3) • SOC 343 Sociology of Sex Roles (3) • SOC 350 Family Communication (3) • SOC 388 Sociology of the Family in America (3) • SOC 446 Contemporary Social Movements (3) • SOC 466 Sociology of Sexual Behavior (3) • SOC 472 Social Inequality (3) Total ...................................................12 credit hours Please visit our website at www.fhsu.edu/sociol-

Women’s and Gender Studies ogy for more information or contact the Department of Certificate Program Sociology and Social Work, Fort Hays State University, Rarick Hall 354, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (12 Credit Hours) Coordinator: Kate McGonigal

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Women contribute to culture and society as both participates and creators. Fort Hays State University offers coursework from diverse academic fields that allows for a theoretically and historically based understanding of the aspirations, accomplishments, and rights of women throughout history. The Women and Gender Studies Certificate program takes the student on a journey of exploration from the Enlightenment era through thirdwave feminism. Along the way, students take their own excursions into literature, history, sociology, leadership, communication, nursing, justice studies, and/or psychology. All courses are intentionally designed for males and females, alike. You are invited to take these journeys with us! Required Courses: • IDS 310 Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies (3) • IDS 311 Feminist Theory (3) And two courses from two different disciplines: • SOC 352 Stepfamilies (3) • COMM 600 Nonverbal Codes (3) • ENG 126 Intro. to Lit.: US Ethnic & Gender Lit. (3) • ENG 601 Nineteenth Century Women Writers (3) • ENG 654 Major American Authors: Willa Cather (3)

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General Education Program I. Foundation Studies (18 hours required) A) Analysis and Communication (15 hours required) A student is required to take the following courses:

ENG 101 ENG 102 COMM 100

A student must complete 3 hours in each of these areas:

Italics denotes general education courses required for the teacher education program.

English Composition I English Composition II Fundamentals of Oral Communication

CSCI 163 Introduction to Computing Systems or MIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems

MATH 101 Liberal Arts Mathematics or MATH 110 College Algebra

B) Personal Well-Being (3 hours required)

HHP 200

Each student pursuing a bachelor’s degree, except the student pursuing the Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree, is required to complete this 55-hour General Education program. Requirements specific to the BGS degree can be found on page 19 or online at www.fhsu.edu/ bgs. Some degree programs require specific courses from among the options, so please consult with your advisor.

Personal Wellness

II. Liberal Arts (37 hours required) A) International Studies (6 hours required) A student must complete 2 of the 3 courses:

ENG 125 GSCI 110 HIST 111

World Literature and the Human Experience World Geography Modern World Civilization

B) Distribution (28 hours required) (Course areas used to complete requirements under International Studies allow a student to take only 1 additional course in that area under distribution for General Education credit.) Humanities

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

(9 hours required with no more than 2 courses in 1 area) Art 180 Fundamentals & Appreciation of Art 280 Approaches to Creativity 380 Survey of Art History Communication Studies 120 Introduction to Theatre 125 Introduction to Motion Pictures 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication English 125 World Literature and the Human Experience 126 Introduction to Literature 327 Introduction to Fiction Interdisciplinary Studies 333 Exploration in the Humanities 350 Multiculturalism in the U.S. Modern Languages Beginning 1 course in any language. (May not be used as General Education for students earning the B.A. Degree.) 112 Great Works in Translation Music 161 Listening to Music 291 American Popular Music 391 Jazz Philosophy 100 General Logic 120 Introduction to Philosophy 340 Introduction to Ethics

(10 hours; with no more than 2 courses in 1 area; 1 hour must be laboratory credit) Biological Sciences 100 Human Biology* 102 Lab Experience in Biology** 200 Humans and The Environment* 300 Human Heredity* Chemistry 100 Chemist’s View of the World* 105 Introduction to the Chemistry Lab** 112 General Chemistry I and Lab** 114 General Chemistry II and Lab** Geosciences 100 Introduction to Geology* 101 Elements of Physical Geography 102 Introduction to Geology Laboratory** 340 Environmental Geology* Mathematics and Computer Science 234 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 250 Elements of Statistics    or MIS 200 Elements of Statistics 331 Calculus Methods Physics 102 Physical Science* 103 Physical Science Laboratory** 208 Elementary Meteorology* 309 Descriptive Astronomy*

(9 hours; with no more than 2 courses in 1 area) Economics 201 Principles of Economics: Micro 202 Principles of Economics: Macro 205 Theory & Practice of Personal Finance History 110 World Civilization to 1500 130 United States History to 1877 131 United States History Since 1877 Multiculturalism 350 Multiculturalism in the U.S. Political Science 101 American Government 230 Introduction to International Relations 300 Current Political Issues Psychology 100 General Psychology 300 Abnormal Psychology 340 Social Psychology Sociology 140 Introduction to Sociology 355 Sociology of Death and Dying 388 Sociology of The Family in America

  *Course can be completed with optional 1-hour lab **Course fulfills 1-hour lab requirement

C) Upper-Division Integrative Course (3 hours required-These 3 hours will also count towards fulfilling the University’s upper-division requirement.)

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IDS 300 IDS 325 IDS 326 IDS 390 IDS 400

Economic Ideas and Current Issues Ideal Societies in Fiction Literature and the Environment Technology in Society Bioethics

IDS 401 IDS 402 IDS 405 IDS 411 IDS 440 IDS 499

Ethical Issues in the Professions and Business U.S. Human Geography: Issues for the 21st Century Heritage: Society, Science and Culture Since 1700 Aims of Education Conceptions of the Mind Global Environmental Issues

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Frequently Asked Questions Listed below are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers. Questions can also be answered by e-mailing virtualcollege@fhsu.edu or by calling (785) 628-FHSU (3478) or toll free at 800-628-FHSU (3478). Q. How do I start? A. You will find information about where and how to begin your college career with FHSU at the Virtual College website at www.fhsu.edu/virtualcollege. This site offers a self-assessment quiz to see if you are ready for distance learning, a list of program offerings, a link to the up-to-date schedule of classes and every other step of the process right down to ordering your books and course materials.

Q. How can I pre-enroll/enroll for my Virtual College course? A. TigerEnroll. You must login to TigerTracks and then to TigerEnroll in order to complete the Enrollment Worksheet. Pre-registrations/enrollments should be completed prior to the official semester/term start date. Select courses, workshops and seminars may have alternative enrollment dates. Check the course schedule online a tigertracks.fhsu.edu for exact enrollment information.

Q. Do I need to be admitted to FHSU to take courses offered through the Virtual College? A. Yes. Students enrolling at FHSU for the first time must submit an application for admission form available online at www. fhsu.edu/admissions.

Q. What is the cost of a Virtual College course? A. Tuition and fees are posted online at the Student Fiscal Services website at www.fhsu.edu/sfs.

Q. What is the application fee? A. Students applying for admission for the first time at FHSU

Q. Are textbooks and materials included in the tuition and fees? A. No. Textbooks and course material costs are not included in the tuition and fees cost. To order textbooks and materials, visit the University Bookstore online at fhsu.bkstore.com or call 877-387-7448.

Q. Can I purchase or keep my tapes? A. No. CD-ROMs, DVDs and videotapes are property of Fort Hays State University and are not available for resale. CDROMs, DVDs and videotapes must be received by the University Bookstore no later than 10 days after the completion of the semester/term in order for you to receive your deposit refund.

Q. How do I take exams? Do I need to find a test proctor? A. Information on exams will be found in the course syllabus (www.fhsu.edu/syllabus) or provided by the instructor. Some instructors request students to secure a test proctor during exams. Proctor information can be found online at www.fhsu. edu/proctorform.

Q. How can I find out who is assigned as my advisor? A. Advisor information is provided to each student by the Registrar’s Office when the student is admitted to the University. To find out who your advisor is, refer to the Registrar’s letter, visit TigerTracks at tigertracks.fhsu.edu, or contact the Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center, Fort Hays State University, Picken Hall 100, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 676014099; (785) 628-5577; advising@fhsu.edu.

must pay a one-time, nonrefundable application fee of $30 for undergraduates and $35 for degree seeking graduates. International student fees are $50 (U.S. funds). No action will be taken pertaining to admission until this application fee is paid.

Q. How will I know what courses to take? A. Contact your advisor to discuss the courses necessary to

Q. Do I need to be admitted to the Graduate School to take graduate-level courses? A. Yes. The application form is available online at

lege are listed online at www.fhsu.edu/syllabus.

obtain a degree.

Q. How do I find my syllabus? A. Tentative syllabi for courses offered through the Virtual Col-

www.fhsu.edu/gradschl/domapplicat.shtml. Non-degree seeking students will not be assessed a graduate application fee, but students must complete the application for admission and supply evidence of the bachelor’s degree (transcript) with at least a 2.50 GPA for the last 60 credit hours from a regionally accredited educational institution. Inquiries should be made to the Graduate School at (785) 628-4236 or gradschool@fhsu. edu prior to pre-registration/enrollment.

Q. How are the courses delivered? A. The Virtual College delivers distance learning coursework through asynchronous and synchronous modes. Asynchronous delivery (anytime/any place) includes: CDROMs, DVDs, the Internet, videotapes and guided study. Synchronous delivery (same time/different locations) includes: face-to-face and internet protocol television (IPTV).

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