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The Department of Biology offers undergraduate programs for students interested in careers in teaching; research; graduate study; medical, dental and nursing schools; scientific illustration; technical writing; industrial technology; pharmaceutical work; the Peace Corps; natural resources; public health; and food and drug technology.
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Bachelor of Arts, Language Arts Major (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts with a language arts major requires a minimum of 39 credit hours (at least 20 at the 300 level) in the major and completion of the components described below. The Bachelor of Arts degree also requires a minor and completion of elective courses as required. Please see the EDUCATION section of this catalog.

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

B. Required Courses (21 credits):
ENG 160 Introduction to Literature
ENG 205 Children’s Literature
ENG 260 Approaches to Literary Studies
ENG 314 Literary Theory and Criticism
ENG 317 The English Language: History, Structure, and Grammar ENG 496 Senior Seminar
TRE 161 Introduction to Acting

Two of the following (6 credits):

ENG 207 Introduction to Mass Media
ENG 264 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENG 275 Introduction to Classical Mythology and Literature

Two of the following:

ENG 301 British Literature 1
                  -OR-
ENG 302 British Literature 2
ENG 310 American Literature I
                  -OR-
ENG 311 American Literature II

Two additional 300-level literature courses

Please see additional requirements, including ENG 348, Teaching Writing and Speaking, in the EDUCATION section.

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE, INTERDISCIPLINARY ART THERAPY MAJOR (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Art Therapy is an interdisciplinary major combining art and psychology. This major prepares you for the field of art therapy and fulfills the prerequisite for graduate study. A master’s degree is required for accreditation by the American Art Therapy Association (A.A.T.A.) and professional registration as an art therapist. Marygrove’s art therapy faculty members are registered art therapists (A.T.R.) through the A.A.T.A.

The Bachelor of Arts major in art therapy requires a major in Art and minor in Psychology. Art Therapy majors are advised into courses that will be appropriate for acceptance into Wayne State University’s Art Therapy certification program (two levels). As an Art major and Psychology minor, you must take the required courses and hours for a B.A. in Art and 20 hours of Psychology including general psychology, developmental psychology, and abnormal psychology.

The Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Art Therapy major requires 44 studio hours and 20 hours of Psychology, including the completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

B. Studio Art Requirements
ART 111 Two-Dimensional Design and Color
ART 115 Drawing: Skills and Concepts
ART 210 Three-Dimensional Design
ART 211 Introduction to Computer Graphics: Computer Imaging
ART 221 Introduction to Computer Graphics: Graphic Design
ART 215 Life Drawing I
ART 300 or 400 level courses (at least 6 additional hours)
ART 496   Senior Workshop

C. Art Therapy Requirements
ART 235  Introduction to Art Therapy
ART 237 Readings in Art Therapy I
ART 238 Readings in Art Therapy II
ART 392 Observations in Art Therapy
ART 492 Practicum in Art Therapy

D. Psychology Requirements
PSY 205 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 225 Methods in Psychology
PSY 240 Developmental Psychology
PSY 340 Abnormal Psychology
Plus 8 additional hours (total 20 hours)

E. Art History Requirements
AH 101 Looking At Art
AH 202 Wonders of World Art: Ancient to Modern
One additional Art History Course (total of 9 hours)

F. Major Interview with Portfolio must be passed after the completion of three of the core requirement courses in order for student to remain in the program as a major.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
ART 235 Introduction to Art Therapy 3 hours
General Education option. Prerequisites; None; Term: 1, 2; Fee: yes
A course designed to orient students to the theories and practices of therapeutic uses of art in the interrelated fields of psychology and art. Residential, clinical, educational and private practice situations are explored.

ART 237 Readings in Art Therapy 3 hours
Prerequisites: None; Term: 1,2
Readings in art therapy are selected from professional issues concerning the use of art as therapy. Five-week modules develop objectives and basic techniques for special populations. Areas covered include: aging, emotionally impaired populations, and diagnosis.

ART 238 Readings in Art Therapy II 3 hours
Prerequisites: None; Term: 1,2
Readings in art therapy are selected from professional issues concerning the use of art as therapy. Five-week modules develop objectives and basic techniques for special populations. Areas covered include: child abuse, family/group art therapy, and grief therapy.

ART 392 Observations in Art Therapy 1-4 hours
Prerequisites: ART 235, permission of art therapy coordinator; Term: 1, 2; summer
Observations of the practice of art therapy in a variety of professional agencies: schools, hospitals, residential and community health centers for special populations.

ART 492 Practicum in Art Therapy 2-4 hours
Prerequisites: ART 235, ART 392; permission of art therapy coordinator; Term 1, 2, summer
Guided field experience in professional public and private agencies where art therapy is practiced.

BACHELOR OF MUSIC WITH A CONCENTRATION IN PERFORMANCE (BM)

The Bachelor of Music in Performance requires approximately 74-80 credit hours in music and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

B. Required Music Courses
MUS 123 Written Theory I 3 cr.
MUS 124 Written Theory II 3 cr.
MUS 233 Written Theory III 3 cr.
MUS 234 Written Theory IV 3 cr.

MUS 123A Ear Training I 1 cr.
MUS 124B Ear Training II 1 cr.
MUS 233A Ear Training III 1 cr.
MUS 234B Ear Training IV 1 cr.

MUS 305 Music History I 3 cr.
MUS 306 Music History II 3 cr.
MUS 309 Introduction to Music Technology 3 cr.
MUS 399A Conducting I 3 cr.
MUS 450R Guided Field Experience in Research 1-3 cr.

8 ensemble credits from the following:
MUS 202/302 Marygrove College Chorale 1 cr.
MUS 211/311 Chamber Singers 1 cr.
MUS 204A,B Foundations of Ringing I, II 1 cr.

C. Applied Music
Students are required to select an applied music emphasis within each concentration. Details regarding required number of private study within each applied music emphasis may be found below.

D. Concentration
Additional requirements are specified for each area of concentration within music. Details regarding required courses within each applied music emphasis may be found below.

FOR GUITAR PERFORMANCE CONCENTRATION – PLEASE CONTACT THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION

ORGAN PERFORMANCE
Minimum 21 credits of Private Organ Lessons*

MUS 401 Arranging/Orchestration 3 cr.
MUS 410 Hymn Playing, Anthem and Soloist Accompaniment 2 cr.
MUS 333 Organ Improvisation 2 cr.
MUS 491 Independent Study in Organ Repertoire 1-3 cr.

* Organ performance majors must complete MUS 421O prior to the senior recital (MUS 496)

** Junior Recital may take place during any 300-400 level applied lesson course, as determined by instructor. Major approvals must be successfully completed prior to the scheduling of the junior recital.

PIANO PEDAGOGY

Minimum 16 credits of Private Piano Lessons*

MUS 351 Piano Pedagogy I 3 cr.
MUS 352 Piano Pedagogy II 3 cr.
MUS 445 Keyboard Literature 3 cr.
MUS 450P Practicum in Teaching Piano 3 cr.

* Piano Pedagogy majors must complete MUS 321P in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

PIANO PERFORMANCE

Minimum 21 credits of Private Piano Lessons*

MUS 308 or 309 Accompanying or Piano Ensemble 3 cr.
MUS 351 Piano Pedagogy 3 cr.
MUS 401 Arranging/Orchestration 3 cr.
MUS 443A Analytical Techniques 3 cr.
MUS 445 Keyboard Literature 3 cr.

* Piano performance majors must complete MUS 421P prior to the senior recital (MUS 496)

** Junior Recital may take place during any 300-400 level applied lesson course, as determined by instructor. Major approvals must be successfully completed prior to the scheduling of the junior recital.

VOICE PERFORMANCE

Minimum 20 credits of Private Voice Lessons (MUS 110-423V)*

8 credits of Piano Lessons (MUS 110P-220P)

MUS 107 Introduction to Diction 1 cr.
MUS 207 Advanced Diction for Singers I 2 cr.
MUS 301 Lyric Theatre (2 credits total) 1 cr.
MUS 335 Vocal Pedagogy 3 cr.
MUS 365 Vocal Literature 3 cr.
FRE 151 Elementary French II 3 cr.
DAN 254 Movement for Singers and Actors 2 cr. or similar course
MUS 496 Senior Recital/Seminar 4 cr. (approx. 50 mins of music)

* Voice performance majors must complete proficiency level MUS 421V prior to the senior recital (MUS 496)

** Junior Recital may take place during any 300-400 level applied lesson course, as determined by instructor. Major approvals must be successfully completed prior to the junior recital.

BACHELOR OF ARTS, PHILOSOPHY MAJOR (B.A.)

 

Marygrove College offers the Bachelor of Arts in philosophy via consortium arrangement with the philosophy department of the University of Detroit Mercy.  Students who choose to major in philosophy at Marygrove College are required to take at least some classes from the University of Detroit Mercy. 

The Bachelor of Arts with a major in philosophy requires a minimum of 30 credit hours in philosophy and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements

 

B. Required Philosophy Courses

Introductory Course
PHL 126

Logic and Argumentation (both are required)
PHL 276
PHL 250 (at U of D Mercy)

History of Philosophy (choose one)
PHL 201
PHL 202

Value Theory (choose one)
PHL 215
PHL 225
PHL 228
PHL 370

Metaphysics and Epistemology (choose one)
PHL 406 (at U of D Mercy)
PHL 407 (at U of D Mercy)

Senior Seminar
PHL 496

In addition to the above, students must take at least 9 credit hours in philosophy at the 300 level or above in order to complete the Major.  To fulfill this requirement, students may take any philosophy course at the 300 level or higher either at Marygrove or at the University of Detroit Mercy.  A student’s total number of credits from the University of Detroit Mercy, including those courses designated as required above, may not exceed 12.

C. Minor

D. Electives

 

BACHELOR OF MUSIC WITH A CONCENTRATION IN MUSIC EDUCATION (BM)

 

CURRICULUM IS UNDER REVISION – PLEASE CONTACT THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT CHAIR FOR INFORMATION REGARDING MUSIC EDUCATION

 

Bachelor of Arts, Music Major (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts with a music major requires 60 credit hours in music and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

B. Required Music Courses (34 cr.)
MUS 123 Written Theory I 3 cr.
MUS 124 Written Theory II 3 cr.
MUS 233 Written Theory III 3 cr.
MUS 234 Written Theory IV 3 cr.

MUS 123A Ear Training I 1 cr.
MUS 124B Ear Training II 1 cr.
MUS 233A Ear Training III 1 cr.
MUS 234B Ear Training IV 1 cr.

MUS 305 Music History I 3 cr.
MUS 306 Music History II 3 cr.
MUS 309 Introduction to Music Technology 3 cr.
MUS 399A Conducting I 3 cr.
MUS 450R Guided Field Experience in Research 3 cr.
MUS 496 Senior Seminar (Capstone) 4 cr.

6 ensemble credits from following:
MUS 202/302 Marygrove College Chorale 1 cr.
MUS 211/311 Chamber Singers 1 cr.
MUS 204A, B Foundations of Ringing I, II 1 cr.

Voice Concentration (30 cr.)

Minimum 16 credits of Private Voice Lessons (MUS 110V-423V)
Minimum 6 credits of Piano Study (MUS 110P-220P)

MUS 107 Introduction to Diction 1 cr.
MUS 301 Lyric Theatre (2 credits total) 1 cr.
MUS 365 Vocal Literature 1 cr.
DAN 254 Movement for Actors and Singers 2 cr. or similar course

OTHER B.A. CONCENTRATIONS (e.g. piano, organ, guitar) PLEASE CONTACT THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Major (B.A.)

 

The Bachelor of Arts with a political science major re­quires a minimum of 30 credit hours of political science and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements

B. Required Core Courses

POL 149        American Political Systems
POL 203        Political Reality and Public Policy
POL 377        Transnational Politics
POL 395        Comparative Politics
POL 496        Senior Seminar

C. Minor

D. Electives

 

Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Major in Art/Psychology (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Art Therapy is an interdisciplinary major combining art and psychology. This major prepares you for the field of art therapy and fulfills the prerequisite for graduate study. A master’s degree is required for accreditation by the American Art Therapy Association (A.A.T.A.) and professional registration as an art therapist. Marygrove’s art therapy faculty members are regis­tered art therapists (A.T.R.) through the A.A.T.A.

The Bachelor of Arts with an interdisciplinary major in art therapy requires a total of 70 credits and comple­tion of the components named below. A minor is not required with an interdisciplinary major. Students admitted into the art therapy interdisciplinary major must complete the basic requirements of an art major. Formal acceptance as an art therapy major occurs after an interview with the faculty.

A. General Education Requirements.

B. Studio Art Requirements
ART 111   Two-Dimensional Design and Color
ART 115   Drawing: Skills and Concepts
ART 211   Introduction to Computer Graphics: Computer Imaging
ART 221   Introduction to Computer Graphics: Graphic Design
ART 215   Life Drawing I
ART 287   Ceramics: Handbuilding
ART 311   Crafts
ART 352   Painting I

C. Art Therapy Requirements
ART 235   Introduction to Art Therapy
ART 237   Readings in Art Therapy
ART 392   Observations in Art Therapy
ART 492   Practicum in Art Therapy

D. Psychology Requirements
PSY 205 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 240 Developmental Psychology
PSY 305 Introductory Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
PSY 330 Psychology of Human Adjustment
PSY 335 Psychology of Personality
PSY 343 Adolescent Psycholog 
               -OR-
PSY 346 Aging Individual in Society
PSY 360 Social Psychology
PSY 365 Group Dynamics
PSY 435 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 436 Clinical Perspectives

E.   ART 496 Senior Workshop

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts/Dance Performance (B.F.A.)

The Bachelor of Fine Arts/ Dance Performance requires completion of 71 credit hours in dance technique courses and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements
See the GENERAL EDUCATION section of the catalog.

B. Required Technique Courses: 71 credit hours

Ballet – 24 cr. hours (8 semesters)
DAN 250  3 cr.   Ballet I                                  
DAN 251   3 cr.   Ballet II 
DAN 350   3 cr.    Ballet III
DAN 351  3 cr.   Ballet IV
DAN 380   3 cr.   Ballet V        
DAN 381  3 cr.  Ballet VI        
DAN 450   3 cr.  Ballet VII
DAN 451   3 cr.   Ballet VIII

Modern – 16 cr. hours (8 semesters)

DAN 270  2 cr.  Modern I
DAN 271   2 cr.  Modern II
DAN 370   2 cr.   Modern III
DAN 371  2 cr.   Modern IV
DAN 390  2 cr.  Modern V
DAN 391  2 cr.   Modern VI
DAN 470  2 cr.  Modern VII
DAN 471   2 cr.  Modern VIII    

Jazz – 4 cr. hours (4 semesters)  
DAN 377  1 cr.  Jazz

Including – 25 cr. hours      
DAN 201 (2 semesters)   2 cr.  Dance/Theatre/Performance I         
DAN 202 (2 semesters)   2 cr.   Dance/Theatre/Performance II
DAN 301 (2 semesters)  2 cr.   Dance/Theatre/Performance III
DAN 302  (2 semesters)  2 cr.   Dance/Theatre/Performance IV       DAN 252  1 cr.  Partnering I
DAN 352  1 cr.  Partnering II
DAN 272  1 cr.  Dance Improvisation
DAN 273  1 cr.  Dance Composition I
DAN 400  1 cr.  Dance Composition II 
DAN 379  1 cr.  Ethnic/World Dance Forms
DAN 496  3 cr.  Seniro Seminar

Take one of the following:
DAN 190   1 cr.  Elementary Tap
DAN 376  1 cr.   Intermediate/Advanced Tap

Take one of the following:
DAN 307 or 310   1 cr.  Pointe/Variations
DAN 310  1 cr.  Men's Technique                       

C. Related Required Courses: 18 credit hours
DAN 275  2 cr.  History of Dance I
DAN 276  3 cr.  History of Dance II
MUS 101  3 cr.  Fundamentals of Music
TRE 161  3 cr.  Fundamentals of Acting
TRE 266  3 cr.   Production Technology
BIO 257  4 cr.  Anatomy and Physiology  

 

 

Business Course Descriptions

BUS 173 Introduction to Business 3 hours
Prerequisites: MTH 099; Term: 1, 2
Survey stressing basic business concepts and functions-the market economy, forms of business organizations in our society, the role of management and labor, capitalization and finance, production, marketing and the organizational structure.

BUS 266 Principles of Organization and Management 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 173; Term: 2
Hybrid format
Elements of the managerial processes fundamental to the operation of various organizations. Includes application of principles to a business enterprise stressing systems thinking, problem-solving, profit and ethics.

BUS 302 Principles of Marketing 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS173, ECN 200; Term: 1
In-depth study of market analysis, product development, placement and distribution, pricing and promotion functions.

BUS 304 Business Law I 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 173; Term: 1
Survey of our legal systems, basic law of contracts, personal property, real property and sales.

BUS 307 Finance 4 hours
Prerequisites: ACC 234, ECN 200‚ ECN 203; Term: 2
Study of the basic theoretical framework for decision-making in financial management. Includes financial planning, fund requirements and sources, and fundamentals of capital budgeting. Cross-listed with ECN 307.

BUS 308 Business and Professional Writing 3 hours
Prerequisites: ENG 108, several courses in the student’s major field; Fee: yes. Term: 1
Underlying principles and techniques for effective communications in business and professional settings. Empha­sis on audience analysis, as well as purpose and organization of various types of letters, reports and memoranda. Writing-intensive course. Cross-listed with ENG 308.

BUS 310 Financial Investment Strategy 3 hours
Prerequisites: ACC 234, ECN 200; Term: 1
Security markets and how they function. Includes interpreting market changes, capital building through stock investments, factors influencing stock market prices, bond investment techniques, sources of investment informa­tion, strategies and theories of investing.

BUS 314 Business Law II  3 hours
Prerequisite: BUS 304; Term: 2
Basic law of commercial paper, creditors’ rights, agency, partnerships and corporations.

BUS 322 Consumer Behavior 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 302, PSY 205. Offered alternate yearsStudy of consumer motivation, decision-making and information processing. Influences of social institutions and culture on consumer behavior are included.

BUS 320 Ecommerce 3 hours
Offered alternate years. Blended online
This course is designed to familiariz individuals with current and emerging electronic commerce technologies using the Internet. Topics include: Internet technology for business advantage, managing electronic commerce funds transfer, reinventing the future of business through electronic commerce, business opportunities in electronic commerce, electronic commerce website design, social, political and ethical issues associated with electronic commerce, and business plans for technology ventures. The purpose of this course is to educate a new generation of managers, planners, analysts, and programmers of the realities and potential for electronic commerce.

BUS 323 Human Resource Management 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 266; Term: 1 Online formatStudy of personnel functions-staffing, development, employee benefits, organization behavior, wage and salary administration, and performance appraisal.

BUS 332 Sales Management Strategies 3 hours
Prerequisite: BUS 302; Term: 2; Offered alternate years
Examines the development of sales strategies. Topics include market assessment, effective sales presentations and making the close. Students will make actual sales presentations.

BUS 333  Entrepreneurship 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 266, ACC 224; Term: 1; Offered alternate years
Integrative course focusing on the management of a small business enterprise. Organizational, financial, managerial and legal aspects are explored. Specific areas will be related to the starting and operating of a small business.

BUS 342  International Marketing 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 302; Term: 2; Offered alternate years
In-depth examination of the global business environment including foundations in multicultural understanding, political environments, international legal issues, the NAFTA and EU, and how these impact global marketing.

BUS 368 Quality Management Principles 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 266; Offered alternate years
This course explores the principles of Total Quality: customer focus, participation and teamwork, continuous improvement and learning. It focuses on the development of quality processes and systems through the tools of information gathering and analysis, benchmarking, supplier partnership, the Baldridge Award, and ISO9000. It covers issues in business services as well as products.

BUS 382 Business and Professional Ethics 3 hours
Prerequisites: PHL 126, BUS 266; Term: 1: Offered alternate years
Descriptive survey of ethical theories and perspectives to all professions. Reflection on contemporary ethical approaches through case studies and selected readings. Analysis of some major dilemmas in business and other professions.

BUS 384 Consumer Money Management  3 hours
Prerequisites: ECN200 or ECN202; Term: 2; May be offered alternate years
Principles of management applied to the financial needs and resources of the individual and family. Emphasis on financial planning, income distribution, consumer financial services and protection, use of credit, insurance and investments.

BUS 385 Business Application Using Excel 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 173, or permission of instructor; May be offered alternate years
Explores advanced techniques in Business and Accounting applications using Excel software. Students are exposed to practical examples suitable for professional purposes and personal use. Uses an exercise-oriented approach that allows learning by doing. Cross-listed with ACC 385. Course will be offered pending approval by the Curriculum Review Committee.

BUS 388 Cooperative Field Experience 1-3 hours
Prerequisites: 24 credit hours in business; junior standing; 3.0 GPA; department approval; Term: 1, 2, summer
Supervised work experience in activity related to area of specialization, planned in consultation with academic advisor, co-op supervisor and employer. Recording, reporting and evaluation of experience will be required.

BUS 423 Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations 3 hours
Prerequisites: BUS 266; senior status or permission of instructor; Term: 2; Offered alternate years
Study of the employer/union relationship and of the processes developed to implement that relationship. Includes union organizing, negotiation and administration of the collective bargaining agreement, the grievance system, and the structure of labor unions.

BUS 488  Cooperative Field Experience 1-3 hours
Prerequisites: Senior standing, 27 credit hours in business, department approval, 3.0 GPA; Term: 1, 2
Supervised work experience in activity related to area of specialization, planned in consultation with academic advisor, co-op supervisor and employer. Recording, reporting and evaluation of experience will be required.

BUS 491 Independent Study 1-4 hours
Prerequisites: Senior standing; departmental approval; permission of study director; Term: 1, 2
Study of a topic or creative work extending beyond the opportunities offered in scheduled courses.

BUS 492 Special Topics 1-3 hours
Prerequisites: Senior standing; departmental approval; permission of instructor; Term: 1, 2; Online Format
Focused study on a current topic that extends beyond courses typically offered in scheduled courses. Specific topic determined each year.

BUS 496A Senior Research Seminar: Current Problems and Issues in Business 3 hours
Prerequisites: ENG 312, BUS 308; senior standing; Term: 1
Study of contemporary issues in business. Specific topics and scope determined each year. Oral and written presentations.

BUS 496B Senior Research Seminar: Diversity in Management 3 hours
Prerequisites: ENG 312, BUS 308; senior standing; Term: 2
Examination of current research on the changing status of multicultural management in business, and development of management competencies critical to success in twenty-first century organizations. Oral and written presentations.

Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry Major (B.A.)

The requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree with chemistry major are a minimum of 37 credit hours in chemistry and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

B. Required Core Courses (34 credits)
CHM 140       General Chemistry I: Atoms and molecules
CHM 241       General Chemistry II: Equilibrium
CHM 325       Organic Chemistry I: Structure and Nomenclature
CHM 326       Organic Chemistry II: Reactions and Mechanisms
CHM 341       Physical Chemistry
CHM 360       Biochemistry
CHM 401       Inorganic Chemistry
ISC 312        Junior Seminar
ISC 496A      Science Senior Seminar: Library Research
ISC 496B      Science Senior Seminar: Laboratory Research

C. Related Discipline Requirements (16 credits)
BIO 150         Biology I: From  Molecules to Cells
MTH 251       Calculus I
PHY 285        Physics I: Mechanics & Sound
PHY 286        Physics II: Electricity & Light

Bachelor of Arts, Teacher Certification Early Childhood Education Minor

(ZS ENDORSEMENT)
The Early Childhood Education minor (ZS Endorsement) program prepares elementary teacher certification students for the early childhood special education (ZS) specialty endorsement. The Early Childhood Education minor (ZS Endorsement) is done in conjunction with the Teacher Certification Program. The Early Childhood Education program minor (ZS Endorsement) requires the fulfillment of all Elementary Teacher Certification program requirements (elementary major courses, elementary minor courses, and professional education courses). Specifically, the Early Childhood Education minor is additional coursework added to your elementary teaching major (Language Arts, Integrated Science, Math, or Social Studies), elementary teaching minor, and professional sequence courses.

The Early Childhood Education minor (ZS Endorsement) requires that the student have a double minor (in Early Childhood Education AND Elementary Education). The successful graduate will qualify for the endorsement in Early Childhood Education being added to an Elementary Level (K-8) teaching certificate. Those students who pass the Michigan Test for ZS Endorsement will be highly qualified to teach both general and special education students in the early childhood period and work with children ages birth through age 8, grades K-3. The Early Childhood Education minor (ZS Endorsement) program has a specific set of required courses in addition to the teacher certification courses. You must apply separately to the Elementary Level Teacher Certification Program in the Education Department. Students in the Teacher Certification Program are required to maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA. Please see the Teacher Certification Program section of the catalog, the Teacher Certification Program Student Handbook, and an advisor in the Education Department for current information.

A. Required Courses for Early Childhood Education Minor (ZS Endorsement)
ECE 223 Professional Partnerships in Early Childhood Education: Child, Family, School, and Community
ECE 241 Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Education
ECE 333 Math/Science Methods for Early Childhood
ECE 350 Play Theory and Aesthetics
ECE 375 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Education
ECE 398 Assessment of Young Children
ECE 420 The Exceptional Child in Early Childhood Education
ECE 499 Student Teaching: Preschool

BACHELOR OF ARTS, SOCIAL SCIENCE (2013-2015) MAJOR (B.A.) Updated October 2014

 

The Bachelor of Arts with a social science group major requires 36 credit hours and completion of the following components:    

A. Social Science Core Course Requirements 

ECN 200        Introductory Macroeconomics

                       -OR-       

ECN 202        Economic Dimensions

                       -OR-                                                            

ECN 203        Introductory Microeconomics
PSY 205        Introductory Psychology
SOC 201       Sociological Perspectives
POL 203        Political Reality and Public Policy 

                      -OR-

POL 385        Community & Organizational Change

B. Writing Intensive Course

Take one writing intensive course identified in the selected area concentration listed below.

C. Senior Seminars in Social Science

Select the senior seminar course that corresponds to the chosen concentration

PSY/SOC 496S       Social Science Senior Seminar   
HIS/POL 496S         Social Science Senior Seminar   

D. Concentration Requirement

An 18 hour concentration in one of the following areas:

1. Concentration in Political Science

POL 149        American Political Systems
POL 203        Political Reality and Public Policy  (Writing Intensive course option)
POL 377        Transnational Politics (Writing Intensive course option)

Take 9 additional credit hours from the following courses:

POL 325       American Foreign Policy
POL 330       Michigan: History and Politics
POL 333       Urban Politics
POL 334       Comparative Urban Politics
POL 395       Comparative Politic

2. Concentration in Psychology

PSY 205       Introductory Psychology
PSY 240       Developmental Psychology
PSY 225       Methods in Psychology OR PSY 305 Introductory Statistics
PSY 360       Social Psychology (Writing Intensive course option)

Plus additional hours in psychology at the 300 level to total at least 18 credit hours

3. Concentration in Sociology

SOC 201        Sociological Perspectives
SOC 311        Sociology of Deviant Behavior
SOC 306        Ethnic and Racial Diversity
SOC 375        Sociological Theories (Writing Intensive course option) 

Plus additional hours in sociology at the 300 level to total at least 18 credit hours

 4. Concentration in History

HIS 252        United States to 1877
HIS 253        United States Since 1877
HIS 255        World History I
HIS 256        World History II

Choose one writing intensive Course:
HIS 309         American Society after World War II
HIS 320         Vietnam
HIS 335         Women in U. S. History
HIS 340         American Labor History

Plus additional hours in history at 300 level to total at least 18 credit hours

E. Electives

Select the remaining credit hours from any of the social sciences not in your concentration.

SOCIAL SCIENCE MINOR

A social science group minor consists of 24 credit hours in the following courses:

A. Social Science Core Courses

SOC 201       Sociological Perspectives -OR-
SOC 202       Social Problems
ECN 202        Economic Dimensions -OR-
ECN 200        Introductory Macroeconomics -OR-
ECN 203        Introductory Microeconomics
PSY 205       Introductory Psychology
POL 149       American Political Systems -OR-
POL 203       Political Reality & Public Policy -OR-
POL 385       Community & Organizational Change

B. Electives

Additional hours from anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology and sociology for a total of 24 credit hours in social science

Bachelor of Arts/Dance (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts/ Dance requires completion of 51 credit hours in dance technique courses and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements
See the GENERAL EDUCATION section of the catalog.

B. Required Technique Courses:   51 credit hours
Ballet – 18 cr. hours (6 semesters)
DAN 250  3 cr.  Ballet I                                  
DAN 251  3 cr.  Ballet II 
DAN 350  3 cr.   Ballet III
DAN 351  3 cr.  Ballet IV
DAN 380   3 cr.   Ballet V        
DAN 381   3 cr.  Ballet VI        

Modern – 12 cr. hours (6 semesters)
DAN 270  2 cr.  Modern I
DAN 271  2 cr.  Modern II
DAN 370  2 cr.  Modern III
DAN 371  2 cr.   Modern IV
DAN 390  2 cr.  Modern V
DAN 391  2 cr.   Modern VI

Jazz – 2 cr. hours  
DAN 377  1 cr.   Jazz                                     

Including – 19 cr. hours 
DAN 201 (2 semesters)  2 cr.  Dance/Theatre/Performance    I
DAN 202  (2 semesters)  2 cr.  Dance/Theatre/Performance II
DAN 301 (2 semesters)   2 cr.  Dance/Theatre/Performance III
DAN 272  1 cr.  Dance Improvisation
DAN 273  2 cr.  Dance Composition I
DAN 400  2 cr.  Dance Composition II
DAN 496  3 cr.  Senior Seminar

Take one of the following:
DAN 190  1 cr.  Elementary Tap
DAN 376  1 cr.  Intermediate/Advanced Tap

C. Related Required Courses: 18 credit hours
DAN 275   2 cr.  History of Dance I
DAN 276  3 cr.  History of Dance II
MUS 101  3 cr.  Fundamentals of Music
TRE 161  3 cr.  Fundamentals of Acting
TRE 266  3 cr.  Production Technology
BIO 257  4 cr.  Anatomy and Physiology  

D. Required Minor
20 credit hours of minor studies.

Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)

To complete the social work program, you are required to take the following courses or their equivalents in these areas:

General Education Requirements

The general education requirements for the B.S.W. degree are more specific than those for the Bachelor of Arts.

The B.S.W. general education requirement under Sci­entific Inquiry is BIO 139, BIO 201 or BIO 257.  These are approved as a laboratory science of four credit hours for social work majors.

The B.S.W. requires 22 credits in the social sciences, including courses in psychology, sociology, political science and economics.  Several of these requirements also meet the College general education requirements in the area of Social Environment.

The B.S.W. degree requires a course on values or ethics, either PHL 126 or PHL 225, which also serves as the College general education requirement under Religious and Philosophical Traditions.

To fulfill the College requirement for computer literacy, each social major must pass with 75% the specially designed social work computer test in the STIC lab.  Documentation of this test result must be submitted to the academic advisor for inclusion in the student’s advising file.

Thus, of the courses designated for College general education credit, these specific courses are required for the Social Work Program.

BIO 139                  Principles of Biology

                                    -OR-

BIO 201                  Ecology and the Environment   

                                    -OR-

BIO 257                  Human Anatomy and Physiology
ECN 200                 Introductory Macroeconomics

                                    -OR-

ECN 202            Economic Dimensions
PSY 205             Introductory Psychology
SOC 201             Sociological Perspectives

                                    -OR-

SOC 202             Social Problems
PHL 126             Persons and Values  

                                    -OR-

PHL 225             Ethics    

Professional Foundation Curriculum

These related courses are taken prior to and/or concur­rent with the professional core.

PSY 240                  Developmental Psychology
SOC/POL 306      Ethnic and Racial Diversity
PSY/SOC 346      Aging Individual in Society    

                                    -OR-

SW 410                   Working With Older Adults
SOC/SW 345        Sociology of the Family     

                                    -OR-

SW 200B                Working with Children and Families
POL/SOC 385      Community and Organizational Change

Professional Core Curriculum

The following courses constitute the professional core.

SW 312                   Introduction to Social Work
SW 314                   Social Welfare Policy
SW 325                   Professional Communication with Individuals and Groups
SW 340                   Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
SW 350                   Social Work Practice I
SW 355                   Social Research
SW 365                   Research and Statistics for Social Workers
SW 440                   Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
SW 450                   Social Work Practice II
SW 455                   Field Practicum I
SW 455                   Field Practicum II
SW 496                   Social Issues and Policies:    Senior Seminar

All required Social Work (SW) courses taken at Marygrove, or at another CSWE accredited under­graduate program, have a limit of 6 years.  If a course has been taken more than 6 years ago, it must be retaken.  SW 350: Social Work Practice I, SW 450: Social Work Practice II, and SW 455: Field Practicum must be taken at Marygrove.  Also, SW 455 must be started within six months of completing SW 350.  SW 450 must be taken concurrently with SW 455.  If a student has not completed the entire field practicum (SW 455) within 12 months of completing SW 450, then SW 450 must be retaken.

A grade of C (2.0) or better must be achieved in all core social work courses, and a minimum grade point average of 2.5 must be maintained in the professional core.  Successful completion of all core courses with a grade of “C” or higher, maintenance of the GPA requirements, and attainment of the goals and objectives of the field practicum as measured in the final field evaluation, will demonstrate a student's readiness for a career as a professional social worker.

Electives

SW 200A            Special Topics: Working with Substance Abuse
SW 200B            Special Topics: Working with Children and Families
SW 200C            Special Topics: Working with Mental Illness
SW 200D           Special Topics: Working with Health Care
SW 200E            Special Topics: Working with Diversity
SW 200F            Special Topics: Working with Spanish Speaking Individuals and Communities
SW 200G            Special Topics: Working with LGBT Individuals and Communities
SW 237              Physical Aspects of Aging
SW 268               Child Welfare Policies and Services
SW 299               Pre-professional Practicum
SW 312L            Introduction to Social Work Laboratory
SW 378             Policies and Services for Older Persons
SW 410          Working with Older Adults
SW 491               Independent Study

Other Recommended Electives:

ART 235             Introduction to Art Therapy
ART 237             Readings in Art Therapy
BIO 141                  Nutrition Through the Life Cycle
CJ 110                 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 351                 Restorative Justice
CJ 352                 Women in the American Criminal Justice    System
HIS 306                   The World in the 20th Century
HIS 310                   Metro Detroit Through Three Centuries
HIS 311                   History of Blacks in America to 1865
HIS 312                   History of Blacks in America since 1865
HIS 314                   Native American History I
HIS 315                   Native American History II
HIS 330                   Michigan: History and Politics
HIS 335                   Women in U.S. History
HIS 359                   History of Civil Rights
PHL 276             Critical Thinking
PHL 325             Special Topics in Moral Philosophy
POL 308             Contemporary Indian Issues
POL 309             Ethnicity in Urban America
POL 149             American Political Systems
POL 315             Third World Politics
POL 318             Global Women’s Issues and Policies
POL 358             Law and Society
PSY 320            Psychology of Women
PSY 330             Psychology of Adjustment
PSY 340             Abnormal Psychology
PSY 343             Adolescent Psychology
PSY 348             Death and Dying
PSY 360             Social Psychology
PSY 365             Group Dynamics
SOC 311             Deviant Behavior
SOC 320             Juvenile Delinquency
SOC 393             Urban Social Issues
SPA 150             Elementary Spanish I

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