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Stevenson University
Information Directory
Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy
Academic Calendar 2012-2013
Fall Semester 2012
Spring Semester 2013
May Term 2013
Summer Session 2013
President's Letter
The Stevenson Approach
Academic Coursework
The Career Architecture Process
Learning Beyond
Stevenson Ideals
Diversity Statement
History of Stevenson University
Founding of Villa Julie College
Baccalaureate Degrees Granted for First Time
Changes Through the 1990s
New President Inaugurated
Villa Julie Expands to Owings Mills Campus
Academic Programs Continue to Grow
University Status and Name Change
Program Accreditations for Accelerated Programs
Life at Stevenson
Student Life
Athletics at SU
Intercollegiate Athletics
Caves Sports and Wellness Center, New Gymnasium, and Fitness Facilities
Clubs and Organizations
Student Government Association
Student Clubs and Organizations
Community Outreach and Service
Educational Services to the Community
Community Service Opportunities for Students
Cultural Activities
Honor Societies
Alpha Sigma Lambda - National Honor Society for Working Adults
Lambda Epsilon Chi - National Honor Society for the Paralegal Studies Program
Mu Psi - Criminal Justice Honor Society
Sigma Alpha Pi - National Leadership Honor Society
Sigma Theta Tau International - Honor Society of Nursing
Campus Resources and Support Services
Dining Services
Career Services and Experiential Learning
Library - Learning Resource Center
New Student Orientation
Student Handbook
Student Publications
Campus Store
University Store
Verizon Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Tutoring and Academic Assistance
Academic Advising
Online Tutoring
Tutoring Center: The Academic Link
Campus Technology
Usage Policy
Technology Helpdesk
Computer Logins
Remote Connectivity
Francis X. Pugh Courtroom
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
U.S. Permanent Residents
International Students
Admissions Requirements for International Students
Military Service Members
Yellow Ribbon Program
Non-Degree Students
Accelerated Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students
Admission to the BS/MS Option for Current Stevenson University Undergraduates
Business and Technology Management, Forensic Studies, or Healthcare Management
Forensic Sciences Option in Biotechnology Program
Forensic Sciences Option in Chemistry Program
Readmission and Reinstatement
Undergraduate Readmission
Undergraduate Reinstatement
Graduate Student Reinstatement Policy
Advanced Placement
International Baccalaureate
Prior Learning Credit
Financial Information
Tuition and Fees (2012–2013)
Refund Policy
Financing Options
Financial Aid
Federal Financial Aid Programs
Maryland State Programs
Maryland National Guard Benefits
Veterans' Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
Qualifying for Need-Based Aid
Need-Based Aid Application Procedure
Student Eligibility Requirements
Awarding of Aid
Cost of Attendance
Financial Aid Census Date and Enrollment Verification
Disbursement of Awards
Book Vouchers
Student Loan Entrance and Exit Counseling
Financial Aid Verification
Continued Eligibility
Stevenson Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
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 Business and Technology Management and Forensic Studies
BS/MS Option Leading to Master's Degree in Forensic Sciences
Second Bachelor's Degrees
Master's Degrees
Special Programs
Internship (non-credit)
Internship (for credit)
Directed Study
University Student Learning Goals
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
Graduation Application
Graduation Ceremonies
Graduation with Academic Honors
Graduation Awards for Accelerated Students
Dean's Award for Exceptional Scholarship
Marion and Henry J. Knott Achievement Award
Nursing Awards
Academic Policies
Academic Awards
Academic Achievement List
Dean's List
Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges
Academic Information
Academic Standing - Undergraduate Students
Grade Point Average
Academic Probation
Academic Suspension
Academic Standing - Graduate Students
Access to Records
Auditing Courses
Calculation of Class Level
Course Add/Drop
Course Load
Course Registration
Course Withdrawal
Final Examinations
Grading Scale - Undergraduate
Grading System - Undergraduate
Graduate Grading Policy
Leave of Absence
Non-Credit Courses
Online Course Non-Participation Policy
Pass/No Credit Option
Policy on Matriculated Students Taking Courses Elsewhere
Repeating Courses
Repeating Courses - Undergraduate Students
Repeating Courses and Withdrawing from 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 Communication
Business Communication Program Description
Business Communication Program Outcomes
Business Communication Program Policies
Business Communication Program Requirements
Business Communication Other Options
Business Information Systems
Business Information Systems Program Description
Technology Management Track Description
E-Commerce Track Description
Business Information Systems Program Outcomes
Technology Management Track Outcomes
E-Commerce Track Outcomes
Business Information Systems Program Policies
Business Information Systems Program Requirements
Business Information Systems Other Options
Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems Program Description
Computer Forensics Track
Network Design Track
Software Design Track
Computer Information Systems Program Outcomes
Computer Forensics Track Outcomes
Network Design Track Outcomes
Software Design Track Outcomes
Computer Information Systems Program Policies
Computer Information Systems Program Requirements
Computer Information Systems Other Options
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Program Description
Criminal Justice Program Outcomes
Criminal Justice Program Policies
Criminal Justice Program Requirements
Criminal Justice 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 - Accelerated RN to BS Option
Nursing Department Statement of Purpose
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Program Description
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Program Outcomes
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Program Policies
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Program Requirements
Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option Other Options
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
Business and Technology Management
Business and Technology Management Program Description
Advanced Information Technologies Track
Emerging Technology Management Track
Innovative Leadership Track
Business and Technology Management Program Outcomes
Advanced Information Technologies Track Outcomes
Emerging Technology Track Outcomes
Innovative Leadership Track Outcomes
Business and Technology Management Program Policies
Business & Technology Management Program Requirements
Cyber Forensics
Cyber Forensics Program Description
Cyber Forensics Program Outcomes
Cyber Forensics Program Policies
Cyber Forensic Prerequisite Requirements
Cyber Forensics Program Requirements
Forensic Sciences
Forensic Sciences Program Description
Forensic Sciences Program Outcomes
Forensic Sciences Program Policies
Forensic Sciences Prerequisite Requirements
Forensic Sciences Program Requirements
Forensic Studies
Forensic Studies Program Description
Accounting Track
Computer Forensics Graduate Track
Criminalistics Track
Interdisciplinary Track
Investigations Track
Legal Track
Forensic Studies Program Outcomes
Accounting Track Outcomes
Computer Forensics Track Outcomes
Criminalistics Track Outcomes
Interdisciplinary Track Outcomes
Investigations Track Outcomes
Legal Track Outcomes
Forensic Studies Program Policies
Forensic Studies Program Requirements
Accounting Track Requirements
Computer Forensics Track Requirements
Criminalistics Track Requirements
Interdisciplinary Track Requirements
Investigations Track Requirements
Legal Track Requirements
Healthcare Management
Healthcare Management Program Description
Quality Management and Patient Safety
Project Management in Healthcare
Healthcare Management Program Outcomes
Quality Management and Patient Safety Concentration Outcomes
Project Management in Healthcare Concentration Outcomes
Healthcare Management Program Policies
Healthcare Management Program Requirements
Nursing Program Description
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership/Management
Nursing Program Outcomes
Education Concentration Outcomes
Leadership/Management Concentration Outcomes
Nursing Program Policies
Nursing Program Requirements
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 305 Topics in Art History
BIO 104 The Human Body and Contemporary Health Issues
BIO 211 Genetics and Society
BIO 240 Nutrition
BIO 322 Human Physiology
CHEM 105 Introduction to Chemistry of Medicine
CHEM 110 Foundations of General, Organic and Biochemistry
CHEM 213 Electronic Literature Searching
CM 101 Public Speaking
CM 115 Interpersonal Communication
CM 211 Intercultural Communication
CM 223 Writing for the Web
CM 253/ENG 253 Journalism I
CM 254/ENG 254 Journalism I
CM 255 Small Group Communication
CM 260 Business and Professional Communication
CM 265 Event Planning and Publicity
CM 270 New Media Communication
CM 275 Principals and Practices of Public Relations
CM 290 Business Communication Internship Prep
CM 303/ENG 303 Feature Writing
CM 304/ENG 304 Magazine Writing and Publishing
CM 305/ENG 305 Journalism Practicum
CM 310 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
CM 314/ENG 314 Public Relations Writing
CM 350 Junior Internship
CM 380 The Advertising Campaign
CM 390 Organizational Communication
CM 401 Senior Internship
CM 402 Special Topics in Communication
Criminal Justice Courses
CJUS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJUS 220 Criminal Law and Procedure
CJUS 265 The Juvenile Justice System
CJUS 275 Corrections
CJUS 280 Law Enforcement
CJUS 285 Criminology
CJUS 305 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
CJUS 310 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
CJUS 335 White Collar Crime
CJUS 350 Special Topics
CJUS 355 Race and Crime
CJUS 375 Probation and Parole
CJUS 380 American Courts and the Criminal Justice System
CJUS 381 Justice, Media, and Crime
CJUS 382 Crime Mapping and Crime Analysis
CJUS 383 Law Enforcement and the Community
CJUS 385 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CJUS 390 Domestic Security
CJUS 417 Internship
CJUS 420 Study Abroad Internship
CJUS 430 Law Enforcement Administration and Management
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 281 Topics in Literature
ENG 286 Literary Genres: The Short Story
Finance 402 Foundations of Finance
Forensic Sciences
FSCI 100 Introduction to Forensic Science
GEO 112 Human Geography
HE 101 Introduction to Stress Management
HIST 105 World History I
HIST 106 World History II
HIST 110 The United States: 1877 to Present
HIST 238 History of Baltimore
HIST 311 Topics in History
HIST 337 The United States: The Sixties
Human Services
HSR 101 Family Studies
HSR 201 Introduction to Human Services
Information Systems
IS 124 Introduction to Computer Graphics
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 201 Management Information Systems
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 and SQL Server
IS 260 Presentation Theory and Application
IS 280 Data Management
IS 301 Principles of E-Commerce
IS 320 Human-Computer Interaction
IS 331 CISCO TCP/IP Routing
IS 332 High Speed Broadband Networks
IS 335 Wireless LANS and Mobile Communication Systems
IS 343 Web Architecture and Design Technologies
IS 345 JAVA Programming
IS 348 Advanced Business Applications
IS 349 Service-Oriented Architecture and Dynamic Web Development
IS 361 E-Collaboration and Social Networking
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—Firewalls, IDS, and Counter Measures
IS 443 XML E-Business Applications
IS 444 Wireless Application Development
IS 462 Current Topics in E-Commerce
IS 480 Technology Law
IS 481 Project & Knowledge Management
Interdisciplinary Studies Courses
INDSC 224 Introduction to Research Methods
INDSC 350 Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
INDSC 450 Senior Project: Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies
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 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 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 345 Sports Law
LAW 351 Litigation Practice
LAW 352 Litigation Technologies
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 450 Administrative and Government Law
LAW 462 Advanced Contract Drafting
LAW 470 International Business Law
LAW 480 Senior Seminar
MGT 204 Principles of Management
MGT 210 Business Writing
MGT 310 Organizational Behavior
MGT 312 Analysis of the Managerial Environment
MGT 313 Operations Management
MGT 340 Organizational Leadership
MGT 408 Human Resource Management
MGT 413 Project Management
MGT 415/INBUS 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
MKT 410 Strategic Marketing Cases
MATH 121 College Algebra with Applications
MATH 140 Basic Statistics
MATH 210 Statistics and Probability
MUS 201 Introduction to Music in History
MUS 320 Topics in Musical 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
PHOTO 141 Basic Digital Photography
Physical Science
PHSCI 151 Principles of Earth and Field Science
PHSCI 206 Meteorology
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 Advanced Topics in Psychology
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
VID 107 Fundamentals of Video
Visual Communication Design
VCD 270 Introduction to Corporate Communication Design
VCD 370 The Relationship of Design and Business
Graduate Course Descriptions
Business and Technology Management Courses
BTM 601 Information Technologies and the Organization
BTM 604 Cognitive Science for Requirements Analysis
BTM 606 Creativity in Information Systems
BTM 618 Network Technologies
BTM 630 Object-Oriented Technologies and C#
BTM 632 Client/Server Computing with ASP.NET
BTM 634 Enterprise Data Management
BTM 635/HCM 635 Innovative Leadership & Management
BTM 638 Enterprise Application Development using XML
BTM 640 Operating Environments: Architecture and Infrastructure
BTM 642 Enterprise Application Process Analysis
BTM 643 Electronic Commerce
BTM 644/HCM 644 Project Management
BTM 645 Supply Chain Management
BTM 646 Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity
BTM 661/CYBF 661 E-Systems Security
BTM 662 Business to Business Applications
BTM 663 Technology Law & Enforcement Activities
BTM 667/HCM 667 Customer Relationship Management (E-CRM)
BTM 670 Competitive Theory
BTM 671 Innovative Strategies
BTM 672 Financial Management
BTM 701 Systems Integration
BTM 702 Master's Project
Cyber Forensics Courses
CYBF 643/FSIS 643 Incident Response and Evidence Collection
CYBF 644/FSIS 644 Windows Forensic Examinations
CYBF 650/FSIS 650 Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Firewalls, Auditing
CYBF 661/BTM 661 E-Systems Security
CYBF 662/FSIS 662 Network Penetration Testing
CYBF 663/FSIS 663 Network and Cloud Forensics
CYBF 664/FSIS 664 Mobile Device Forensics
CYBF 670 Cyber Warfare and Cyber Terrorism
CYBF 675 Live Response and Live Acquisition
CYBF 680 Legal Compliance and Ethics
CYBF 685 Malware Detection, Analysis, and Prevention
CYBF 710 Mock Intrusion and Response
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
FSCI 617 Trace Evidence
FSCI 620 Drug Analysis
FSCI 630 Crime Scene Investigation
FSCI 632 Pattern Analysis
FSCI 640 Serology and Immunology
FSCI 645 DNA Analysis
FSCI 655 Practicum Rotations
FSCI 660 Forensic DNA Computer Applications
FSCI 670 Forensic Toxicology
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
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
FSCOR 601 Criminal Justice
FSCOR 604 Evidence
FSCOR 606 Forensic Journal Research and Review
FSCOR 702 Mock Trial Capstone
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/CYBF 643 Incident Response and Evidence Collection
FSIS 644/CYBF 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
FSIS 662/CYBF 662 Network Penetration Testing
FSIS 663/CYBF 663 Network and Cloud Forensics
FSIS 664/CYBF 664 Mobile Device Forensics
FSLAW 602 Criminology
FSLAW 662 Fraud Investigation and Analysis
FSLAW 667 Legal Research & Writing
FSLAW 668 White Collar Crimes
FSLAW 670 Forensics Journal Review - Honors
Healthcare Management Courses
HCM 600 Managerial Epidemiology and Statistics
HCM 605 Healthcare Management and Administration
HCM 610 Health Care Policy and Law
HCM 615 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
HCM 620 Human Resources Development in Healthcare
HCM 625 Strategic Planning and Marketing in Healthcare
HCM 635/BTM 635 Innovative Leadership & Management
HCM 644/BTM 644 Project Management
HCM 650/NURS 650 Organizational Behavior in Healthcare
HCM 652/NURS 652 Health Care Finance: Challenges
HCM 660/NURS 660 Planning for Evidence-Based Practice
HCM 662/NURS 662 Quality Management in Health Care
HCM 667/BTM 667 Customer Relationship Management (E-CRM)
Nursing Courses - Graduate Program
NURS 505 Theoretical Concepts in Nursing
NURS 515 Concepts of Nursing Informatics
NURS 520 Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research
NURS 530 Qualitative Inquiry in Nursing
NURS 547 Global Health Care Perspectives
NURS 557 Project and Resource Management
NURS 630 Teaching/Learning Strategies Healthcare
NURS 632 Curriculum Design and Innovation
NURS 640 Assessment and Evaluation of Learning
NURS 642 Instructional Media in Education
NURS 650/HCM 650 Organizational Behavior in Healthcare
NURS 652/HCM 652 Health Care Finance: Challenges
NURS 660/HCM 660 Planning for Evidence-Based Practice
NURS 662/HCM 662 Quality Management in Health Care
NURS 740 Nursing Education Capstone
NURS 750 Nursing Leadership/Management Capstone
Board of Trustees of Stevenson University
Office of the President
Academic Affairs
Academic Support Services
The Academic Link
Career Services
Information Technology
Institutional Research and Assessment
Enrollment Management
Financial Aid
Student Accounts
Financial Affairs
Auxiliary Services
Business Office
Human Resources
University Advancement
Marketing and Public Relations
Student Affairs
Residence Life
Student Activities
Wellness Center
Schools of the University
Brown School of Business and Leadership
School of Design
School of Education
School of Graduate and Professional Studies
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
School of the Sciences
Advisory Boards and Councils
Stevenson University President's Advisory Council
Career Services Advisory Board
Academic Advisory Boards
Brown School of Business and Leadership Advisory Board
Criminal Justice Program Advisory Board
Forensic Sciences Program Advisory Board
Forensic Studies Program Advisory Board
Healthcare Management Advisory Board
Nursing Program Advisory Board
Paralegal Studies Program Advisory Board