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Table of Contents: 2013-2014 Warren Wilson College Catalog 0.1 Academic Calendar 0.2 Warren Wilson College Catalog 0.3 From the President 0.4 Accreditation and Memberships 0.5 Table of Contents 1.01 Mission, Values, Objectives, and Vision 1.02 College Profile 1.03 History 1.04 Undergraduate Admission 1.05 Financial Aid 1.06 Withdrawal and Refund Policy 1.07 Student Life 1.08 Special Facilities 1.09 Resources and Educational Opportunities 1.10 PEW Learning Center and Ellison Library 2.1 Work Program 2.2 Service Program 2.3 Academic Policies and Regulations 2.4 Baccalaureate Degree Requirements 3 Programs of Study 3.2 Undergraduate Programs of Study 3.2.01 Art 3.2.02 Biology 3.2.03 Business 3.2.04 Chemistry 3.2.05 Creative Writing 3.2.06 Education 3.2.07 English 3.2.08 Environmental Studies 3.2.09 Gender and Women's Studies 3.2.10 Global Studies 3.2.11 History and Political Science 3.2.12 Integrative Studies 3.2.13 Mathematics 3.2.14 Modern Languages 3.2.15 Music 3.2.16 Outdoor Leadership 3.2.17 Peace and Justice Studies 3.2.18 Philosophy 3.2.19 Physics 3.2.20 Psychology 3.2.21 Religious Studies 3.2.22 Social Work 3.2.23 Sociology/Anthropology 3.2.24 Sustainable Business 3.2.25 Theatre 3.2.26 Women's Studies 3.2.27 Writing 3.3 Graduate Program 3.3.1 Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing 3.4 Specialized Advising Areas 3.4.1 Pre-Law Advising 3.4.2 Pre-Medical and Pre-Allied Health Advising 3.4.3 Pre-Peace Corps, International, and Non-Governmental Service Advising 3.4.4 Pre-Veterinary Medicine Advising 4.01 Courses of Instruction 4.02 Anthropology (ANT) 4.03 Art (ART) 4.04 Biology (BIO) 4.05 Business (BA) 4.06 Chemistry (CHM) 4.07 Economics (ECO) 4.08 Education (EDU) 4.09 English (ENG) 4.10 Environmental Studies (ENS) 4.11 Gender and Women's Studies (GDS) 4.12 Global Studies (GBL) 4.13 History (HIS) 4.14 Interdepartmental (INT) 4.15 Modern Language (LAN) 4.16 Mathematics (MAT) 4.17 Music (MUS) 4.18 Outdoor Leadership (ODL) 4.19 Peace and Justice Studies (PAX) 4.20 Philosophy (PHI) 4.21 Physical Education (PED) 4.22 Physics (PHY) 4.23 Political Science (PSC) 4.24 Psychology (PSY) 4.25 Religious Studies (REL) 4.26 Science (SCI) 4.27 Social Work (SWK) 4.28 Sociology (SOC) 4.29 Theatre (THR) 4.30 Writing (WRI) 5.1 Administration and Staff 5.2 Undergraduate Faculty 5.2.1 Library Faculty and Staff 5.2.2 Staff Teachers 5.3 Graduate Faculty and Staff 6.1 Board of Trustees 6.2 Alumni Board 6.3 Endowed Scholarships 7.1 Index of Sections

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7.1
Index of Sections

2013-2014 Warren Wilson College Catalog

  1. Past Catalogs
    1. Catalogs Prior to 2008-2009

0.1 Academic Calendar

0.2 Warren Wilson College Catalog

  1. 0.2.1 Nondiscrimination Policy
  2. 0.2.2 Disclaimer

0.3 From the President

0.4 Accreditation and Memberships

  1. 0.4.1 - Accreditation
  2. 0.4.2 - Memberships
  3. 0.4.3 - Licensure
  4. 0.4.4 - Religious Legacy

0.5 Table of Contents

  1. 0 -- FRONT MATTER
  2. 1 -- GENERAL INFORMATION
  3. 2 -- THE TRIAD
  4. 3 -- PROGRAMS OF STUDY
  5. 4 -- COURSES OF INSTRUCTION
  6. 5 -- DIRECTORY INFORMATION
  7. 6 -- COLLEGE RELATIONS, ADVANCEMENT, & GOVERNANCE
  8. 7 -- INDEX OF SECTIONS

1.01 Mission, Values, Objectives, and Vision

  1. 1.01.1 - Introduction
  2. 1.01.2 - Mission Statement
  3. 1.01.3 - Core Values
  4. 1.01.4 - Enduring Institutional Objectives
  5. 1.01.5 - Vision

1.02 College Profile

  1. 1.02.1 - The Campus
  2. 1.02.2 - A Unique Educational Triad
  3. 1.02.3 - Study Abroad
  4. 1.02.4 - Sustainability
  5. 1.02.5 - Diversity
  6. 1.02.6 - Community
  7. 1.02.7 - Governance

1.03 History

1.04 Undergraduate Admission

  1. 1.04.01 - The First Year Student Admission Process
  2. 1.04.02 - The Transfer Student Admission Process
  3. 1.04.03 - The International Student Admission Process
  4. 1.04.04 - Early Admission
  5. 1.04.05 - The Home School Student Application Process
  6. 1.04.06 - Graduate Equivalency Degrees (G.E.D.)
  7. 1.04.07 - College Credit From Other Institutions
  8. 1.04.08 - College Credit While in High School
  9. 1.04.09 - Advanced Placement (AP) Credit
  10. 1.04.10 - International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit
  11. 1.04.11 - Credit For Prior Learning
  12. 1.04.12 - Falsification of Records
  13. 1.04.13 - Day Students
  14. 1.04.14 - Early Decision and Regular Decision
  15. 1.04.15 - Wait List
  16. 1.04.16 - Provisional Admission
  17. 1.04.17 - Deferred Admission
  18. 1.04.18 - Readmission

1.05 Financial Aid

  1. 1.05.1 - Federal and State Programs Available
  2. 1.05.2 - Other Loans
  3. 1.05.3 - Financial Aid Deadline
  4. 1.05.4 - Campus Work Program
  5. 1.05.5 - Scholarships
  6. 1.05.6 - Required Financial Aid Forms
  7. 1.05.7 - Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards

1.06 Withdrawal and Refund Policy

  1. 1.06.1 - Institutional Withdrawal Policy
  2. 1.06.2 - Medical or Administrative Withdrawals
  3. 1.06.3 - Institutional Refund Policy
  4. 1.06.4 - Return of Federal Funds
  5. 1.06.5 - Return of State Funds
  6. 1.06.6 - Return of All Other Funds

1.07 Student Life

  1. 1.07.01 - Academic Support Services
  2. 1.07.02 - Athletics and Recreational Facilities
  3. 1.07.03 - Clubs/Intramural Teams
  4. 1.07.04 - Counseling Center
  5. 1.07.05 - Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives
  6. 1.07.06 - Disability-Related Services
  7. 1.07.07 - Governance
  8. 1.07.08 - Health Center
  9. 1.07.09 - Health Promotion
  10. 1.07.10 - Outdoor Programs
  11. 1.07.11 - Residence Halls
  12. 1.07.12 - RISE (Resistance, Intervention, Safety & Empowerment) Project
  13. 1.07.13 - Spiritual Life
  14. 1.07.14 - Student Activities
  15. 1.07.15 - Student Media
  16. 1.07.16 - Wellness

1.08 Special Facilities

  1. 1.08.01 - Warren Wilson College Archaeological Site
  2. 1.08.02 - Computer Facilities and Information Technology
  3. 1.08.03 - Environmental Leadership Center
  4. 1.08.04 - Geographic Information Systems Laboratory
  5. 1.08.05 - Holden Visual Arts Center and Gallery
  6. 1.08.06 - Kittredge Theatre
  7. 1.08.07 - Mountain Area Child and Family Center
  8. 1.08.08 - Music Facilities

1.09 Resources and Educational Opportunities

  1. 1.09.1 - Academic Advising
  2. 1.09.2 - Career Services
  3. 1.09.3 - Minor in Global Studies: Appalachian Studies
  4. 1.09.4 - Asheville Area Education Consortium
  5. 1.09.5 - International Programs Office: Study Abroad Opportunities
  6. 1.09.6 - Honors Programs
  7. 1.09.7 - Three-two Cooperative Program
  8. 1.09.8 - English Language Learners Opportunities

1.10 PEW Learning Center and Ellison Library

  1. 1.10.1 Overview
  2. 1.10.2 The Arthur S. Link Archives and Elizabeth Shepard Special Collections

2.1 Work Program

  1. 2.1.1 - Mission Statement
  2. 2.1.2 - Educational Experience and Learning Outcomes
  3. 2.1.3 - Graduation Work Requirement
  4. 2.1.4 - Student Recognition

2.2 Service Program

  1. 2.2.1 Mission Statement
  2. 2.2.2 Learning Principles (Student Outcomes)
  3. 2.2.3 Community Engagement Commitment
  4. 2.2.4 Points of Engagement and Growth (PEGs)
  5. 2.2.5 Service Requirement
  6. 2.2.6 Student Recognition
  7. 2.2.7 Bonner Leadership Program

2.3 Academic Policies and Regulations

  1. 2.3.01 - Advanced Placement (AP) Credit
  2. 2.3.02 - International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit
  3. 2.3.03 - Student Responsibility
  4. 2.3.04 - Modular Academic Calendar
  5. 2.3.05 - Registration and Course Load
  6. 2.3.06 - Adding and Dropping Courses
  7. 2.3.07 - Administrative Withdrawal
  8. 2.3.08 - Withdrawing from a Course
  9. 2.3.09 - Pass/Fail Grades
  10. 2.3.10 - Independent Study
  11. 2.3.11 - Incomplete Grades
  12. 2.3.12 - Academic Honesty
  13. 2.3.13 - Contested Grades
  14. 2.3.14 - Repeating Courses
  15. 2.3.15 - Grade Reports
  16. 2.3.16 - Class Attendance
  17. 2.3.17 - Classification
  18. 2.3.18 - GPA (Grade Point Average)
  19. 2.3.19 - Probation and Suspension
  20. 2.3.20 - Conditions of Academic Probation
  21. 2.3.21 - Student Complaint Policy and Procedure

2.4 Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

  1. 2.4.1 - Triad Education Program
  2. 2.4.2 - Triad Education Program Requirements
    1. I. Academics
    2. II. Work
    3. III. Service Project

3 Programs of Study

  1. 3.1.1 - Undergraduate Majors, Concentrations, & Honors
  2. 3.1.2 - Undergraduate Minors
  3. 3.1.3 - Graduate Program

3.2 Undergraduate Programs of Study

3.2.01 Art

  1. 3.2.01.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.01.2 Major in Art
  3. 3.2.01.3 Minor in Art

3.2.02 Biology

  1. 3.2.02.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.02.2 Major in Biology
  3. 3.2.02.4 Minor in Biology

3.2.03 Business

  1. 3.2.03.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.03.2 Major in Sustainable Business
  3. 3.2.03.3 Minor in Business

3.2.04 Chemistry

  1. 3.2.04.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.04.2.1 Major in Chemistry
    1. 3.2.04.2.2 - Major in Chemistry - Biochemistry Concentration
  3. 3.2.04.4 Minor in Chemistry

3.2.05 Creative Writing

3.2.06 Education

  1. 3.2.06.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.06.2 Minor in Education

3.2.07 English

  1. 3.2.07.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.07.2 Major in English
    1. 3.2.07.2.1 Honors Program
    2. 3.2.07.2.2 Theatre/English
    3. 3.2.07.2.3 English/Creative Writing
  3. 3.2.07.3 Minor in English

3.2.08 Environmental Studies

  1. 3.2.08.1.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.08.1.2 B.A. or B.S. in Environmental Studies
  3. 3.2.08.2 Major in Environmental Studies
  4. 3.2.08.2.2 Honors Program Natural Sciences
  5. 3.2.08.3 Concentrations
  6. 3.2.08.3.1 - Conservation Biology
  7. 3.2.08.3.2 - Environmental Chemistry
  8. 3.2.08.3.3 - Environmental Education
  9. 3.2.08.3.4 - Environmental Policy
  10. 3.2.08.3.5 - Sustainable Agriculture
  11. 3.2.08.3.6 - Sustainable Forestry
  12. 3.2.08.4 Pre-environmental Management Cooperative College Program
    1. 3.2.08.4.1 Requirements for Admission to the Dual Degree Program at Duke University
  13. 3.2.08.5 Minor in Environmental Studies

3.2.09 Gender and Women's Studies

  1. 3.2.09.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.09.2 Minor in Gender and Women's Studies

3.2.10 Global Studies

  1. 3.2.10.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.10.2 Major in Global Studies
  3. 3.2.10.3 Thematic Concentrations
    1. 3.2.10.3.1 - Culture, Power, and Place
    2. 3.2.10.3.2 - Environment and Society
    3. 3.2.10.3.3 - Peace and Social Justice
    4. 3.2.10.3.4 - The Local and the Global
  4. 3.2.10.4 Minors in Global Studies
    1. 3.2.10.4.1 - Global Studies
    2. 3.2.10.4.2 - Appalachian Studies
    3. 3.2.10.4.3 - Applied Geospatial Technology

3.2.11 History and Political Science

  1. 3.2.11.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.11.2 Major in History and Political Science
    1. 3.2.11.3.1 - History
    2. 3.2.11.3.2 - Political Science
  3. 3.2.11.4 Minor in History and Political Science

3.2.12 Integrative Studies

  1. 3.2.12.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.12.2 Major in Integrative Studies

3.2.13 Mathematics

  1. 3.2.13.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.13.1 Major in Mathematics
  3. 3.2.13.1 Minor in Mathematics

3.2.14 Modern Languages

  1. 3.2.14.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.14.2 Major in Modern Languages
  3. 3.2.14.3 Minor in Modern Languages

3.2.15 Music

  1. 3.2.15.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.15.2 Minor in Music
  3. 3.2.15.3 Minor Concentrations in Music
    1. 3.2.15.3.1 Music: Conventional
    2. 3.2.15.3.2 - Music: Traditional

3.2.16 Outdoor Leadership

  1. 3.2.16.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.16.2 Major in Outdoor Leadership
  3. 3.2.16.3 Minor in Outdoor Leadership

3.2.17 Peace and Justice Studies

  1. 3.2.17.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.17.2 Peace and Social Justice thematic concentration within the Global Studies Major
  3. 3.2.17.3 Minor in Peace and Justice Studies

3.2.18 Philosophy

  1. 3.2.18.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.18.2 Major in Philosophy
  3. 3.2.18.3 Minor in Philosophy

3.2.19 Physics

  1. 3.2.19.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.19.2 Minor in Physics

3.2.20 Psychology

  1. 3.2.20.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.20.2 Major in Psychology
    1. 3.2.20.2.1 - B.A. in Psychology
    2. 3.2.20.2.2 - B.S. in Psychology
  3. 3.2.20.3 Minor in Psychology

3.2.21 Religious Studies

  1. 3.2.21.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.21.2 Major in Religious Studies
  3. 3.2.21.3 Minor in Religious Studies

3.2.22 Social Work

  1. 3.2.22.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.22.2 Major in Social Work

3.2.23 Sociology/Anthropology

  1. 3.2.23.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.23.2 Major in Sociology/Anthropology
    1. 3.2.23.2.1.1 - Archaeology
    2. 3.2.23.2.1.2 - Cultural Anthropology
    3. 3.2.23.2.1.3 - Gender and Women's Studies
    4. 3.2.23.2.1.4 - Sociology
  3. 3.2.23.3 Minor in Sociology and Anthropology

3.2.24 Sustainable Business

3.2.25 Theatre

  1. 3.2.25.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.25.2 Major in Theatre/English
  3. 3.2.25.3 Minor in Theatre

3.2.26 Women's Studies

3.2.27 Writing

  1. 3.2.27.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.2.27.2 Major in Creative Writing
  3. 3.2.27.3 Minor in Creative Writing

3.3 Graduate Program

3.3.1 Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

  1. 3.3.1.1 Program Overview
  2. 3.3.1.2 The Degree
  3. 3.3.1.3 Program Details

3.4 Specialized Advising Areas

3.4.1 Pre-Law Advising

3.4.2 Pre-Medical and Pre-Allied Health Advising

3.4.3 Pre-Peace Corps, International, and Non-Governmental Service Advising

3.4.4 Pre-Veterinary Medicine Advising

4.01 Courses of Instruction

4.02 Anthropology (ANT)

4.03 Art (ART)

4.04 Biology (BIO)

4.05 Business (BA)

4.06 Chemistry (CHM)

4.07 Economics (ECO)

4.08 Education (EDU)

4.09 English (ENG)

4.10 Environmental Studies (ENS)

4.11 Gender and Women's Studies (GDS)

4.12 Global Studies (GBL)

4.13 History (HIS)

4.14 Interdepartmental (INT)

4.15 Modern Language (LAN)

4.16 Mathematics (MAT)

4.17 Music (MUS)

4.18 Outdoor Leadership (ODL)

4.19 Peace and Justice Studies (PAX)

4.20 Philosophy (PHI)

4.21 Physical Education (PED)

4.22 Physics (PHY)

4.23 Political Science (PSC)

4.24 Psychology (PSY)

4.25 Religious Studies (REL)

4.26 Science (SCI)

4.27 Social Work (SWK)

4.28 Sociology (SOC)

4.29 Theatre (THR)

4.30 Writing (WRI)

5.1 Administration and Staff

5.2 Undergraduate Faculty

5.2.1 Library Faculty and Staff

5.2.2 Staff Teachers

5.3 Graduate Faculty and Staff

  1. 5.3.1 The MFA Program for Writers

6.1 Board of Trustees

  1. 6.1.1 - Board of Trustees Ex-Officio Members

6.2 Alumni Board

6.3 Endowed Scholarships

7.1 Index of Sections