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STANTON UNIVERSITY

GENERAL CATALOG 2016-2017

• 9618 Garden Grove Blvd., Suite 201, Garden Grove, CA 92844 • Phone (714) 539 - 6561 • Fax (714) 539 - 6542 • www.stantonuniversity.com • su@stantonuniversity.com


STANTON UNIVERSITY 2016–2017 CATALOG Compiled and edited by Stanton University. This catalog reflects the current status of programs and policies of the Stanton University, and is effective September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017. All new and re–entering students for the 2016–2017 academic years and following are bound by it. The catalog is updated annually and available in July of each year. A copy of this catalog may be obtained by request or can be downloaded from the Stanton University website www.stantonuniversity.com. All correspondence regarding studies at or admission to Stanton University should be addressed to the Office of Admissions and Records at the address below:

9618 Garden Grove Blvd., Suite 201 Garden Grove, CA 92841 Tel: (714) 539-6561 Fax: (714) 539-6542 www.stantonuniversity.com su@stantonuniversity.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT ............................................................................................................................. 7 STANTON UNIVERSITY COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE............................................................................................ 8 ACADEMIC CALENDAR.............................................................................................................................................. 9 INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION .............................................................................................................................. 11 The University .............................................................................................................................................................11 Educational Philosophy ...............................................................................................................................................11 Vision ..........................................................................................................................................................................12 Mission and Objectives ...............................................................................................................................................12 Institutional Learning Outcomes .................................................................................................................................12 Statement of Legal Control .........................................................................................................................................13 Stanton University Board of Trustees ................................................................................................................................... 13 Statement of Academic Freedom ................................................................................................................................14 Locations and Facilities ...............................................................................................................................................14 Authorization ..............................................................................................................................................................15 California BPPE Approval ....................................................................................................................................................... 15 SEVIS Certification .................................................................................................................................................................. 15

DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS ..................................................................................................................................... 16 ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES....................................................................................................... 17 Catalog Accuracy Statement .......................................................................................................................................17 Statement of University Rights....................................................................................................................................17 Non-Discrimination Policy ...........................................................................................................................................17 Statement of Diversity ................................................................................................................................................18 Policy on Sexual Harassment .......................................................................................................................................18 Policy on Sexual Assault ..............................................................................................................................................19 Policy on Prosecution for Theft and Bad Checks ..........................................................................................................19

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ............................................................................................................... 20 Responsibility To Be Informed ....................................................................................................................................20 Freedom of Information for Students..........................................................................................................................20 Freedom of Access ......................................................................................................................................................20 Student-University Relationship .................................................................................................................................20 Student Rights .............................................................................................................................................................21 Student Responsibilities and Code of Conduct ............................................................................................................21 Student Grievance and Due Process ............................................................................................................................23 Student Grievance Procedure .....................................................................................................................................24

STUDENT SERVICES AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES ............................................................................................. 25 Student Records ..........................................................................................................................................................25 Student Record Retention Policy .......................................................................................................................................... 26 Holding of Records ................................................................................................................................................................. 26 Student Disability Services/American with Disabilities Act Policy ...............................................................................26 Healthcare Services .....................................................................................................................................................27 Bookstore ...................................................................................................................................................................27 Student Housing..........................................................................................................................................................27 Placement Services/Other Student Services ................................................................................................................27 Parking Rules and Regulations ....................................................................................................................................27 Counseling and Guidance ............................................................................................................................................28 Student Council ...........................................................................................................................................................28 Student ID Cards .........................................................................................................................................................28

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Commencements ........................................................................................................................................................28 Facilities and Equipment .............................................................................................................................................28 Library/Learning Resources .........................................................................................................................................29

GENERAL ACADEMIC POLICIES ............................................................................................................................... 30 Registration Procedures ..............................................................................................................................................30 Conflict of Interest ......................................................................................................................................................30 Academic Integrity ......................................................................................................................................................30 Attendance Requirements ..........................................................................................................................................31 Attendance Policies .....................................................................................................................................................31 Prerequisites and Corequisites ....................................................................................................................................32 Course Information/Syllabi .........................................................................................................................................32 Scheduling and Cancellation of Classes .......................................................................................................................33 Adding Courses ...........................................................................................................................................................33 Administrative Drop ....................................................................................................................................................33 Academic Credit — Unit of Credit................................................................................................................................33 Grade Point Average (GPA) .........................................................................................................................................33 Grading System ...........................................................................................................................................................34 Stanton University Grading Scale .......................................................................................................................................... 34 Plus / Minus Grading .............................................................................................................................................................. 34 Pass (P) / No Pass (NP) ........................................................................................................................................................... 35 Withdrawal (W) ...................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Incomplete Grade (I) .............................................................................................................................................................. 35 In Progress (IP) ....................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Audit (AU) ............................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Retake (R) ............................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Transfer of Credits Policy ............................................................................................................................................36 Articulation Agreements ........................................................................................................................................................ 37 Credit by Examination (Challenge Examination) .................................................................................................................. 37 Credit for Prior Experiential Learning ................................................................................................................................... 37 Credit by Advanced Placement (AP) ..................................................................................................................................... 37 Concurrent Course Scheduling ....................................................................................................................................38 Waiver or Substitution of a Course .............................................................................................................................38 Final Examination ........................................................................................................................................................38 Grade Assignment .......................................................................................................................................................38 Grade Change..............................................................................................................................................................38 Medical Excuse Policy .................................................................................................................................................39 Leave of Absence (LOA) ...............................................................................................................................................39 Emergency Leave of Absence ......................................................................................................................................39 Retroactive Withdrawal ..............................................................................................................................................39 Change of Major .........................................................................................................................................................40 Changes in Degree Requirements................................................................................................................................40 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) .........................................................................................................................40 Maximum Program Length .................................................................................................................................................... 40 Evaluation ............................................................................................................................................................................... 41 Associate of Applied Science in Professional Golf and Golf Complex Management Degree Program ....................... 41 Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Degree Program ................................................................................... 41 Master of Business Administration Degree Program.................................................................................................. 41 Minimum Academic Achievement ........................................................................................................................................ 41 Academic Probation ............................................................................................................................................................... 42 Dismissal ................................................................................................................................................................................. 42 Appeal Process ....................................................................................................................................................................... 42 Terms of Reinstatement after Dismissal ............................................................................................................................... 42

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Final Dismissal ........................................................................................................................................................................ 43 Readmission ........................................................................................................................................................................... 43 Implications of Transfer Credits on SAP ................................................................................................................................ 43 Effects of Change of Program or Additional Credential on SAP .......................................................................................... 43 Effects of Withdrawals on SAP .............................................................................................................................................. 43 Effects of Incomplete Grades on SAP.................................................................................................................................... 43 Effects of Repeated Courses on SAP ..................................................................................................................................... 44 Effect of Attendance on Satisfactory Academic Progress .................................................................................................... 44 Effects of Mitigating Circumstances on SAP ......................................................................................................................... 44 Effects of Audited Class on SAP ............................................................................................................................................. 44 Effects of Non-Credit or Remedial Courses on SAP .............................................................................................................. 44 Extended-Enrollment Status .................................................................................................................................................. 44 Curriculum Deviation ..................................................................................................................................................44 Election of Regulations ................................................................................................................................................44 Full-Time Student Status .............................................................................................................................................45 Name Change ..............................................................................................................................................................45 Transcript Requests.....................................................................................................................................................45 Debts Owed to the College ..........................................................................................................................................45 Withdrawal from University ........................................................................................................................................45 Dismissal from Class and/or the University .................................................................................................................45

FINANCIAL INFORMATION...................................................................................................................................... 46 Fees Schedule .............................................................................................................................................................46 Tuition Schedule .........................................................................................................................................................47 Tuition Payment Policy ...............................................................................................................................................47 Instructional Materials ................................................................................................................................................47 Estimate of Programs Cost ..........................................................................................................................................47 Estimated Cost of Attending Stanton University .........................................................................................................48 Financial Aid, Student Loans, Institutional Grants, and Scholarships ...........................................................................49 Refund Policy, Cancellation, and Withdrawal ..............................................................................................................49 Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) ........................................................................................................................49

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM ............................................................................................................................... 51 PROGRAMS OF STUDY ............................................................................................................................................ 53 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS........................................................................................................................................ 54 Certificate in Massage Therapy (M.M.T.) ....................................................................................................................54 Program Information ............................................................................................................................................................. 54 Program Objectives ................................................................................................................................................................ 54 Program Learning Outcomes ................................................................................................................................................. 54 Program Admission Requirements........................................................................................................................................ 55 Certificate Requirements ....................................................................................................................................................... 55 Course Requirements ............................................................................................................................................................ 55 Hygiene, Dress Code, and Draping Policies .......................................................................................................................... 55 CAMTC Certification Requirements ...................................................................................................................................... 56 Medical Massage Therapy Course Descriptions ................................................................................................................... 57

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS .............................................................................................................................. 59 Undergraduate Admission Requirements ...................................................................................................................59 English Language Proficiency Requirements ........................................................................................................................ 59 Admission Evaluation ............................................................................................................................................................. 60 Undergraduate International Students Admission Requirements ...............................................................................60 General Information .............................................................................................................................................................. 60 Application Fee ....................................................................................................................................................................... 60

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Transcripts/Documents of International Education ............................................................................................................. 60 Financial Resources ................................................................................................................................................................ 61 Health Clearance .................................................................................................................................................................... 61 Visa Students (other than F-1)............................................................................................................................................... 61 General Education .......................................................................................................................................................62 General Education Learning Outcomes ................................................................................................................................ 62 General Education Courses ................................................................................................................................................... 63 General Education Course Descriptions ............................................................................................................................... 64 Associate of Applied Science in Professional Golf and Golf Complex Management (A.A.S. P.G.G.C.M.) ......................71 Program Information ............................................................................................................................................................. 71 Program Objectives ................................................................................................................................................................ 71 Program Learning Outcomes ................................................................................................................................................. 71 Student Academic Load ......................................................................................................................................................... 72 Graduation Requirements ..................................................................................................................................................... 72 Course Requirements ............................................................................................................................................................ 72 Application for Graduation .................................................................................................................................................... 73 P.G.G.C.M. Course Descriptions ............................................................................................................................................ 74 Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (B.B.A) ....................................................................................................77 Program Information ............................................................................................................................................................. 77 Program Objectives ................................................................................................................................................................ 77 Program Learning Outcomes ................................................................................................................................................. 77 Student Academic Load ......................................................................................................................................................... 77 Graduation Requirements ..................................................................................................................................................... 78 Course Requirements ............................................................................................................................................................ 78 Application for Graduation .................................................................................................................................................... 79 B.B.A. Course Descriptions .................................................................................................................................................... 80

GRADUATE PROGRAMS.......................................................................................................................................... 84 Graduate Admission Requirements .............................................................................................................................84 English Language Proficiency Requirements ........................................................................................................................ 84 Admission Evaluation ............................................................................................................................................................. 85 Graduate International Students Admission Requirements ........................................................................................85 General Information .............................................................................................................................................................. 85 Application Fee ....................................................................................................................................................................... 85 Transcripts/Documents of International Education ............................................................................................................. 85 Financial Resources ................................................................................................................................................................ 86 Health Clearance .................................................................................................................................................................... 86 Visa Students (other than F-1)............................................................................................................................................... 86 Master of Business Administration Program (M.B.A) ..................................................................................................87 Program Information ............................................................................................................................................................. 87 Program Objectives ................................................................................................................................................................ 87 Program Learning Outcomes ................................................................................................................................................. 87 Student Academic Load ......................................................................................................................................................... 88 Graduation Requirements ..................................................................................................................................................... 88 Course Requirements for Master of Business Administration Degree ............................................................................... 88 Application for Graduation .................................................................................................................................................... 89 M.B.A. Course Descriptions ................................................................................................................................................... 90

STANTON UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION ............................................................................................................... 97 STANTON UNIVERSITY FACULTY ............................................................................................................................. 98 MAP TO STANTON UNIVERSITY ............................................................................................................................ 101

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