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2007-2008 University Catalog

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Message from the President

About the University Catalog

Academic Calendar 2007/2008

About the California State University System (CSU) [top]

  • The California State University
  • Trustees of the California State University
  • Appointed Trustees
  • Map of CSU Campus Locations
  • Office of the Chancellor
  • The California State University International Programs

Introduction to CSU Channel Islands [top]

  • California State University Channel Islands History
  • President's Cabinet
  • Accreditation Status
  • University Mission
  • Characteristics of CSUCI Graduates
  • University Colors
  • University Mascot
  • Alumni & Friends Association
  • Human Resources Programs
  • SAFE On Campus
  • Police Department
    • Police Services
  • Transportation and Parking Services
  • Information Technology Services
    • Public Computing Lab
    • Instructional Computing Labs
    • Blackboard
    • Student Dolphin Email
  • The Cove Bookstore
  • Campus Dining Services
    • Student Meal Plan
  • Availability of Institutional and/or Financial Assistance Info
  • Publication Availability
  • How to Contact Us

CSUCI Campus Map and Legend [top]

Admission Procedures and Policies [top]

  • Admission Procedures and Policies
    • Importance of Filing Complete, Accurate, and Authentic Application Documents
  • Undergraduate Application Procedures
  • Impacted Programs
    • Supplementary Admission Criteria
  • Graduate and Postbaccalaureate Application Procedures
  • Application Filing Periods
    • Application Acknowledgement
  • Hardship Petitions
  • Undergraduate Admission Requirements
    • Freshman Requirements
    • Provisional Admission
    • Eligibility Index Table for California High School Graduates or Residents of California
    • Subject Requirements
    • High School Students
    • Transfer Requirements
    • Lower Division Transfer Requirements
    • Making Up Missing College Preparatory Subject Requirements
    • Upper Division Transfer Requirements
    • Provisional Admission
    • Test Requirements
  • TOEFL Requirement
  • Systemwide Placement Test Requirements
    • English Placement Test (EPT)
    • Directed Self Placements (DSP)
    • Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) Placement Examination
  • Adult Students
  • Graduate and Postbaccalaureate Admission Requirements
    • Graduate-Postbaccalaureate TOEFL Requirement
  • International (Foreign) Student Admission Requirements
  • Intrasystem and Intersystem Enrollment Programs
  • Health Screening
    • Measles and Rubella and Hepatitis B
  • Reservation
  • Privacy Rights of Students in Education Records (FERPA)
  • Cancellation of Registration or Withdrawal from the Institution
  • Enrollment Services
  • Admissions and Recruitment
    • Admissions
    • Recruitment
  • Records and Registration
    • Registration
    • Graduation
    • Veterans Affairs

Schedule of Fees [top]

  • Schedule of Fees 2007-2008
  • Tuition and Fees
  • All Students
  • Nonresident Students (U.S. and Foreign)
  • Additional CSUCI Fees
  • Other CSUCI Fees and Charges
  • Credit Cards
  • Refund of Fees including Nonresident Tuition 42
  • Fees and Debts Owed to the Institution
  • Fee Waivers
  • Determination of Residence for Nonresident Tuition Purposes
  • Average Support Cost per Full-time Equivalent Students and Sources of Funds
  • Procedure for the Establishment or Abolishment of a Student Body Fee

Financial Aid [top]

  • Financial Aid
    • Grants
    • Loans
  • Scholarships
  • General Scholarships

Student Affairs [top]

  • Student Affairs
    • Mission
  • Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Enrollment Services
    • Admissions and Recruitment
      • Admissions
      • Recruitment
    • Records and Registration
      • Registration
      • Graduation
      • Veterans Affairs
    • Financial Aid
      • Grants
      • Loans
      • Scholarships
  • Student Life
    • Career Development Services
    • Student Health Services
      • Community Medical Clinics
      • Student Health Insurance
      • Immunization Requirements
    • Disability Accommodation Services
      • Continuation of Services
      • Appointment Procedures
    • Personal Counseling Services
    • Housing and Residential Education
    • Associated Students Incorporated
    • Judicial Affairs
    • New Student Orientation
    • University Outreach Program
    • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
    • Recreation and Leisure Services
    • Student Leadership and Development
    • The Hub
    • Multicultural and Women's Gender Center

Policies and Regulations [top]

  • Student Academic Policies
    • Academic Dishonesty
    • Academic Leave
    • Academic Load
    • Academic Probation and Disqualification
    • Acceleration of University Studies
    • Add Policy
    • Admission Exceptions
    • Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccaleureate (IB) Exam Credit
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Credit
    • Application Roll-Over
    • Cancellation of Registration or Withdrawal from the Institution
    • Catalog Rights
    • Changing Basis for Grading
    • Class Attendance
    • Class Standing
    • Commencement Ceremonies
    • Course Grade Appeals
    • Course Load for Undergraduate Students
    • Course Time Conflict Policy
    • Credit by Examination
    • Credit for Military Service
    • Credit for Non-collegiate Instruction
    • Credit Toward Graduation for Courses Taken Outside CSU Channel Islands
    • Declaration of Majors
    • Disability Related Priority Registration
    • Double Degrees
    • Double-Counting of Course Requirements
    • Extension Courses
    • Free Speech and Assembly
    • Grade Point Average (GPA)
    • Grades
    • Grading Symbols Assigned, Other
    • Graduate/Postbaccalaureate Student Course Repeat
    • Graduation Requirements in U.S. History, etc. (Title V, Section 40404)
    • High School Students
    • Honor Code
    • Incomplete Grade Policy
    • Intent to Enroll
    • International Program Credit
    • Internships
    • Issuing Official Transcripts
    • Language and Multicultural Requirements
    • Minimum Graduate GPA
    • Mission-Based Awards
    • Multiple Majors
    • Number of Units Granted for a Thesis or Project
    • Open University
    • Placement Test Requirements, Systemwide
    • Prerequisite Courses to Meet Graduate Degree Requirements, Uses of
    • Program Honors
    • Repeat Policy (Forgiveness of Previously Earned Grade)
    • Residence Required for the Master's Degree
    • Semester Honors
    • Student Judicial Process
    • Submission of Official Transcripts
    • Substitution of Courses
    • Time Limit for Application of Courses Towards Graduate Degree
    • Requirements
    • Undergraduate Courses to Meet Graduate Requirements, Use of
    • Units Required for the Master's Degree
    • University Honors
    • Wait List Policy
    • Waiver of Course Requirement
    • Withdrawal from Courses
  • University Policies
    • Academic Freedom
    • Alcohol at CSUCI
    • Campus Violence Policy
    • Career Placement
    • Communication with Students
    • Computer Related Crimes
    • Disposition of Fees
    • Distribution of Written Materials
    • Drug Free Campus and Workplace 
    • EOP Grant Awarding
    • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
    • Federal Work Study
    • Financial Aid Packaging
    • Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress
    • Immigration Requirements for Licensure
    • Nondiscrimination for Students
    • Nondiscrimination Policy
    • Parking and Traffic
    • Privacy Rights of Students in Education Records
    • Service Learning Policy
    • Sexual Harrassment for Students, Prohibition of
    • Smoking on Campus
    • Social Security Number, Uses of 
    • State University Grant Awarding
    • Student Clubs and Organizations, Eligibilty
    • Student Conduct
    • Tobacco Sales and Sponsorships on Campus

Academic Affairs [top]

  • Academic Affairs
  • Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Dean of the Faculty
    • Program Areas
  • Academic Programs and Planning
  • Advising Center
  • Centers
    • Center for Integrative and Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Center for International Affairs
    • Center for Multicultural Learning and Engagement
    • Hank Lacayo Community and Labor Studies Institute
  • Credential Office
  • Extended Education
    • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
    • Open University
    • Four Easy Registration Steps (Open University only)
    • Open University Registration Deadlines
  • Faculty Affairs and Academic Resources
  • Institutional Research
  • Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • University Library
    • The Robert J. Lagomarsino Collection
  • University Math and Writing Center
    • Math Tutoring Lab
    • University Writing Center
  • Faculty Biographies

General Education and Graduation Requirements [top]

  • General Education Requirements
    • Objectives
    • Requirements
    • Upper Division Interdisciplinary General Education Courses
    • Major Specific Courses
    • Cross Listed Courses
    • Double Counting
    • Courses in More Than One Category
  • General Education Categories and Courses
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Baccalaureate Degree Requirements
    • Total Units
    • Upper Division Units
    • Major
    • General Education
    • Residence
    • Grade Point Average (GPA)
    • Title V, Section 40404: Graduation Requirements in United States History, Constitution and American Ideals
    • Language and Multicultural Requirement
    • Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
  • Graduation
    • Graduation Information and Application Process for the Bachelor's Degree
    • Application for Graduation
    • Key Steps to Graduation
    • Commencement and Honors Convocation
    • University Honors
    • Participating in Commencement Ceremonies

Programs and Degrees [top]

  • Programs and Degrees Listing
  • Anthropology (Minor only)
  • Applied Physics (Minor only)
  • Art
  • Asian Pacific Studies (Minor only)
  • Biology
  • Master of Science Degree in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Business and Economics
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Chemistry
  • Chicano/a Studies (Minor only)
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Computer Game Design and Development (Minor only)
  • Economics (see Business and Economics, page 144)
  • Education (Credentials)
  • Master of Arts in Education
  • English: Literature and Writing
  • Environmental Science and Resource Management
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Mathematics
  • Performing Arts
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

Course Descriptions [top]

  • Course Numbering
  • Course Descriptions
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