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Stevenson University
Information Directory
Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy
Academic Calendar 2008-2009
Fall Semester 2008
Spring Session 2009
May Term 2009
Summer Session 2009
President's Letter
The Stevenson Approach
Academic Coursework
The Career Architecture Process
Learning Beyond
Stevenson Ideals
Diversity Statement
History of Stevenson University and Villa Julie College
Founding of Villa Julie College
Baccalaureate Degrees Granted for First Time
Changes Through the 1990s
Off-Campus Housing Available
New President Inaugurated
Owings Mills Campus Opens
Academic Programs Continue to Grow
University Status and Name Change
Accreditations and Memberships
Program Accreditations for Accelerated Programs
College Memberships
Life at Stevenson
Student Life
Athletics at SU
Intercollegiate Athletics
Sport and Fitness Facilities
Clubs and Organizations
Community Outreach and Service
Educational Services to the Community
Community Service Opportunities for Students
Cultural Activities
Honor Societies
Alpha Chi - National Honor Society for Juniors and Seniors
Lambda Epsilon Chi - National Honor Society for Paralegal Studies Program
Phi Alpha Theta - National History Honor Society
Psi Chi - National Honor Society in Psychology
Sigma Alpha Pi - National Leadership Honor Society
Sigma Tau Delta - International English Honor Society
Sigma Theta Tau - International Honor Society of Nursing
Student Publications
Campus Resources and Support Services
Campus Technology
Acceptable Use of Technology Policy
Verizon Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
University Store
Dining Services
Experiential Learning and Career Services
Library - Learning Resource Center
New Student Orientation
Student Handbook
Tutoring and Academic Assistance
Academic Advising
Online Tutoring
Tutoring Center: The Academic Link
The Wellness Center
Student Health Services
Counseling Services
General Admissions Policy
Admissions Procedures and Processes
Admission to Accelerated Undergraduate Programs
Transfer of Credit
Admission to Graduate Programs
Application Deadline
International Students
Issuance of the I-20.
Permanent Residents (Resident Aliens)
Military Service Members
Non-Degree Students
Accelerated Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students
Admission to the BS/MS Option for Current Stevenson University Undergraduates
Business & Technology Management, Advanced Information Technology, or Forensic Studies
Forensic Science Option in Chemistry Program
Computer Literacy Assessment
Placement Testing for English and Mathematics
Advanced Placement
International Baccalaureate
Prior Learning Credit
Financial Information
Tuition and Fees (2008–2009)
Refund Policy
Financing Options
Financial Aid
Stevenson University Endowed Scholarship Funds
Stevenson University Annual Scholarship Funds
Federal Financial Aid Programs
Maryland State Programs
Service to Scholarship Partnership Grant
Veterans' Benefits
Qualifying for Need-Based Aid
Need-Based Aid Application Procedure
Student Eligibility Requirements
Awarding of Aid
Financial Aid and Registration
Verification of Enrollment
Disbursement of Awards
Federal Programs
State Programs
Book Vouchers
Required Online Interview with Financial Aid Office
Verification Policy/Procedures
Continued Eligibility
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
SU Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Criteria for Title IV Financial Aid Eligibility
Return of Title IV Funds Policy
General Academic Information
University Curriculum
Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Programs
BS/MS Degree Options
BS/MS Options Leading to Master's Degrees in Advanced Information Technologies, Business and Technology Management, and Forensic Studies
BS/MS Option Leading to Master's Degree in Forensic Science
Second Bachelor's Degrees
Master's Degrees
Special Programs
Internship (non-credit)
Internship (for credit)
Directed Study
University Curriculum Objectives
Philosophy and Objectives of the Core Curriculum
University Degree Requirements
Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree
Core Curriculum (Bachelor's Degree)
Graduation Information and Requirements
Graduation with Honors
All-College Undergraduate Awards
President's Award for Scholarly and Creative Achievement
Dean's Award for Exceptional Scholarship
SU Pin Award
Orsia F. Young Leadership Award
Elizabeth McWethy Award
Marion and Henry J. Knott Achievement Award
John Mitchell Award
Outstanding Part-Time Student Award
Nursing Division Awards
Academic Policies
Academic Awards
Academic Achievement List
Dean's List
Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges
Academic Standing
Academic Standing - Undergraduate Students
Grade Point Average
Academic Probation
Academic Suspension
Academic Standing - Graduate Students
Access to Records
Athletic Department Class Conflict Policy
Auditing Courses
Course Add/Drop
Course Load
Course Registration
Course Withdrawal
Final Examinations
Undergraduate Grading Scale
Undergraduate Grading System
Graduate Grading Policy
Leave of Absence
Non-Credit Courses
Pass/No Credit Option
Policy on Matriculated Students Taking Courses Elsewhere
Repeating Courses
Repeating Courses - Undergraduate Students
Repeating Courses - Graduate Students
Transcript Requests
Withdrawal from University
Academic and Support Services Policies
Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
Student Conduct and Performance
Grade Appeals
Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty
Student Grievances
Undergraduate Fields of Study
Business Administration
Business Administration Program Description
Business Administration Program Outcomes
Business Administration Program Policies
Business Administration Program Requirements
Business Administration Other Options
Business Information Systems
Business Information Systems Program Description
Business Information Systems Program Outcomes
Business Information Systems Program Policies
Business Information Systems Program Requirements
Business Information Systems Other Options
Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems Program Description
Software Design Track
Network Design Track
Computer Forensics Track
Computer Simulation and Game Design Track
Computer Information Systems Program Outcomes
Computer Informations Systems Program Policies
Computer Informations Systems Program Requirements
Computer Information Systems Other Options
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies Program Description
Interdisciplinary Studies Program Outcomes
Interdisciplinary Studies Program Policies
Interdisciplinary Studies Program Requirements
Interdisciplinary Studies Other Options
Nursing Department Statement of Purpose
Nursing Program Outcomes
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Program Policies
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Program Description
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Program Requirements
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Other Requirements
Paralegal Studies
Paralegal Studies Program Description
Paralegal Studies Program Outcomes
Paralegal Studies Program Policies
Paralegal Studies Program Requirements
Paralegal Studies Other Options
Accelerated Paralegal Second Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Fields of Study
Advanced Information Technologies
Advanced Information Technologies Program Description
Advanced Information Technologies Program Policies
Advanced Information Technologies Program Requirements
Business and Technology Management
Business and Technology Management Program Description
Business and Technology Management Program Policies
Business and Technology Management Program Requirements
Forensic Science
Forensic Science Program Description
Forensic Science Program Outcomes
Forensic Science Program Policies
Forensic Science Prerequisite Requirements
Forensic Science Program Requirements
Forensic Studies
Forensic Studies Program Description
Forensic Studies Program Outcomes
Forensic Studies Program Policies
Forensic Studies Program Tracks
Accounting Track
Computer Forensics Track of Forensic Studies
Legal Track
Investigations Track
Interdisciplinary Track
Undergraduate Course Descriptions
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting I
ACC 102 Principles of Accounting II
ACC 215 Financial Accounting
ACC 221 Cost and Managerial Accounting
ART 105 Art History Survey
BIO 216 Introduction to Forensic Science
CHEM 216 Introduction to Forensic Science
CM 101 Public Speaking
EC 201 Principles of Economics: Introduction to Macroeconomics
EC 202 Principles of Economics: Introduction to Microeconomics
EC 321 Money and Banking
EC 345 Economics of Gender
ENG 210 Business Writing
ENG 212 Technical Writing
ENG 281 Topics in Literature
ENG 286 Literary Genres: The Short Story
FIN 402 Foundations of Finance
HE 101 Introduction to Stress Management
HIST 110 The United States from 1877 to Present
HIST 300 The United States: Since 1945
HIST 311 Topics in History
HIST 337 The United States: The Sixties
HIST 338 History of Baltimore
Interdisciplinary Studies Courses
INDSC 350 Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
INDSC 450 Senior Project: Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies
Information Systems
IS 134 MS Windows and Office Applications
IS 135 Advanced MS Office Applications
IS 140 Information Systems Architecture and Design
IS 150 Relational Database Design & SQL with MS Access
IS 170 Systems Development with UML
IS 214 Technology in Education
IS 224 Computer Graphics Practicum
IS 231 Network Technologies
IS 232 TCP/IP Communication Protocols for Windows and UNIX
IS 235 Advanced Windows Server Architecture & Administration
IS 240 Programming Concepts With Visual Basic .Net
IS 241 C# Object Oriented Programming
IS 252 Advanced SQL Query Design with Oracle & SQL Server
IS 260 Presentation Theory and Application
IS 270 Digital Image Design for Game Developers
IS 280 Data & Database Management
IS 300 Emerging Technologies For Schools
IS 331 CISCO TCP/IP Routing
IS 332 High Speed Broadband Networks
IS 333 Sun Microsystems UNIX Server Architecture and Administration
IS 334 Telecommunications Systems
IS 335 Wireless LANS and Mobile Communication Systems
IS 343 Web Architecture & Design Technologies
IS 345 Java Programming
IS 346 ASP.Net & Coldfusion Dynamic Web Application Design
IS 348 Visual Basic .Net Business Applications
IS 349 Designing Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures with JAVA
IS 371 Game Design Principles
IS 372 3D Modeling and Animation Techniques
IS 373 Game Audio Integration
IS 380 Information Security for the Organization
IS 385 Management of Business Networks
IS 386 E-Commerce Solutions
IS 387 Wireless Technology Solutions for the Office
IS 391 Incident Response and Investigation Methods
IS 392 Information Systems Forensics Internals - Auditing
IS 393 Forensic Evidence Collection Tools and Techniques
IS 431 Exchange Server & Messaging Systems
IS 432 Network Security—Hacking Countermeasures—Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems
IS 443 XML E-Business Applications
IS 444 Wireless Application Development
IS 453 Multimedia Flash Programming
IS 480 Technology Law
IS 481 Project & Knowledge Management
IS 491 Hacking Attacks, Trace back and Counter Measures
LAW 102 Introduction to Legal Studies
LAW 112 Torts
LAW 114 Estates and Trusts
LAW 120 Contract Law
LAW 125 Legal Research and Writing I
LAW 130 Business Organizations Law
LAW 204 Constitutional Law
LAW 206 Law in Maryland
LAW 208 Business Law
LAW 210 Legal Research and Writing II
LAW 215 Criminal Law
LAW 216 Civil Litigation and Pleading
LAW 223 Real Estate Transactions
LAW 225 A Internship: Part I
LAW 225 B Internship: Part II
LAW 256 Domestic Relations
LAW 259 Children and Family Law
LAW 260 Juvenile Justice
LAW 300 Elderlaw
LAW 302 LSAT Review
LAW 305 Special Topics in Law
LAW 308 Business Law and Legal Responsibilities I
LAW 309 Business Law and Legal Responsibilities II
LAW 312 Advanced Business Organizations
LAW 315 Advanced Estate Administration
LAW 320 Bankruptcy Law
LAW 322 Criminal Investigation
LAW 325 Employment Law
LAW 330 Advanced Estate Planning
LAW 335 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 340 Income Taxation
LAW 351 Problems in Litigation
LAW 352 Litigation Technologies
LAW 354 Sports Law
LAW 361 Immigration Law
LAW 365 Health Care Law
LAW 375 Environmental Law
LAW 380 Mediation and Negotiation
LAW 390 Law Clinic
LAW 404 Advanced Constitutional Law
LAW 410 Securities Law
LAW 415 Financial Institutions and Banking Law
LAW 423 Advanced Real Estate
LAW 440 Independent Legal Study
LAW 450 Administrative and Government Law
LAW 480 Senior Seminar
MGT 204 Principles of Management
MGT 310 Organizational Behavior
MGT 312 Analysis of the Managerial Environment
MGT 313 Operations Management
MGT 408 Human Resource Management
MGT 413 Project Management
MGT 415 International Business Management
MGT 422 Strategic Management
MGT 424 Entrepreneurial Development
MGT 430 Business Capstone Seminar
MKT 206 Principles of Marketing
MKT 207 Market Research
MKT 311 Consumer Behavior
MKT 315 Sports Marketing
MKT 316 Principles of Negotiation and Sales
MKT 336 Integrated Marketing Communications
MATH 121 College Algebra with Applications
MATH 140 Basic Statistics
MATH 210 Statistics and Probability
MUS 201 Introduction to Music in History
MUS 320 Special Topics in Music: World Music Traditions
Nursing Courses
NURS 312 Physical Assessment and Pathophysiology
NURS 314 Nursing Research for RNs
NURS 315 Information Technology in Nursing and Health Care
NURS 411 Professional Seminar I
NURS 414 Nursing Leadership For RNs
NURS 415 Professional Seminar II
NURS 424 Health in the Community
NURS 434 Clinical Seminar and Practicum
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 104 Logic
PHIL 415 Professional Ethics
PHIL 416 Business Ethics
Political Science
POSCI 102 American Government: Political Institutions and Procedures
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 108 Human Growth and Development
PSY 208 Human Sexuality
PSY 215 Psychopathology
PSY 350 Topics in Psychology
REL 202 Patterns of Thought in World Religions
REL 302 Comparative Religious Thought
REL 303 Contemporary Religion in America
REL 315 Topics in Religion
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
THEA 121 Introduction to Theatre
Graduate Course Descriptions
Advanced Information Technologies Courses
AIT/BTM 601 Information Technologies and the Organization
AIT 602 Open Systems and Enterprise Computing
AIT/BTM 604 Cognitive Science for Requirements Analysis
AIT/BTM 606 Creativity in Information Systems
AIT 608 Design Theory
AIT 618 Network Technologies
AIT 620 Internetworking
AIT 622 Message Handling Systems
AIT 630 Object-Oriented Technologies and C#
AIT 632 Client/Server Computing with ASP.NET
AIT 634 Enterprise Data Management
AIT 638 Enterprise Application Development using XML
AIT/BTM 644 Project Management
AIT 645 Supply Chain Management
AIT 651 Managing Emerging Technologies
AIT 701 Systems Integration
AIT/BTM 702 Master's Project
Business and Technology Management Courses
BTM/AIT 601 Information Technologies and the Organization
BTM/AIT 604 Cognitive Science for Requirements Analysis
BTM/AIT 606 Creativity in Information Systems
BTM 640 Operating Environments: Architecture and Infrastructure
BTM 642 Enterprise Application Process Analysis
BTM 643 Electronic Commerce
BTM/AIT 644 Project Management
BTM 661 E-Systems Security
BTM 662 B2B Applications
BTM 663 Technology Law & Enforcement Activities
BTM 667 Customer Relationship Management (E-CRM)
BTM/AIT 702 Master's Project
Forensic Science Courses
ART 540 Crime Scene Photography
FSCI 500 Survey of Forensic Science
FSCI 610 Physical Evidence at Crime Scenes
FSCI 615 Safety/Quality Control/Quality Assurance-I
FSCI 617 Trace Evidence
FSCI 620 Drug Analysis
FSCI 640 Serology and Immunology
FSCI 645 DNA Analysis
FSCI 655 Practicum Rotations
FSCI 720 Seminar in Forensic Science I
FSCI 721 Seminar in Forensic Science II
FSCI 760 Research Project & Presentation I
FSCI 761 Research Project & Presentation II
FSCOR 701 Mock Trial Capstone
Forensic Studies Courses
FSCOR 601 Criminal Justice
FSCOR 604 Evidence
FSCOR 606 Internet Research
FSCOR 607 Forensics Journal Review
FSCOR 664 Litigation Practice and Procedure
FSCOR 702 Mock Trial Capstone
FSAAC 620 Forensic Information Technology
FSAAC 622 Advanced Accounting Information Systems
FSAAC 624 Fraud: Accounting
FSAAC 626 Investigation and Analysis: Auditing
FSAAC 628 Investigation and Analysis: Tax
FSINV 600 Investigative Techniques/Interviewing
FSINV 605 Investigative Techniques/Physical Evidence
FSIS 600 Computer and Network Essentials for Forensic Investigators
FSIS 640 Technology Law and Enforcement Activities
FSIS 642 File System Forensic Analysis
FSIS 643 Incident Response and Evidence Collection
FSIS 644 Windows Forensic Examinations
FSIS 646 Windows Intrusion Forensic Investigations
FSIS 648 Disaster Recovery Planning and Implementation
FSIS 650 Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Firewalls, Auditing
FSLAW 602 Criminology
FSLAW 662 Fraud Investigation and Analysis
FSLAW 667 Legal Research & Writing
FSLAW 668 White Collar Crimes
FSLAW 670 Thesis
Board of Trustees of Stevenson University
Administrative Officers and Staff
Office of the President
Office of the Vice President of Enrollment Management
Admissions and Financial Aid
Student Solutions Center
Human Resources
Marketing and Public Relations
Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean
Academic Divisions
Graduate and Professional Studies
School of Business and Leadership
Academic Support Services
The Academic Link (Tutoring Laboratory)
University Honors Program
Experiential Learning and Career Services ("Career HQ")
Information Technology
Institutional Research and Assessment
Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
Residence Life
Student Activities
Wellness Center
Office of the Executive Vice President for Financial Affairs
Auxiliary Services
Business Office
Institutional Advancement
Emerita President
Emerita Vice President and Dean
Advisory Boards and Councils
Stevenson University President's Advisory Council
Career HQ Advisory Council
Academic Advisory Boards