2021-2022 AU Catalog Addendum


Finance and Administration: Veteran Affairs

Ashland University will not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or the requirement that a covered individual borrow additional funds, on any covered individual because of the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs under chapter 31 or 33.


Nursing Admissions Testing Requirement

ACT composite of 20 or a combined SAT score of 1040 (CR/M).


Bachelor's Plus, Graduate Licensure and Endorsement

Admissions to Teacher Education (Entrance and Licensure Testing Requirements)

Reading Pathway: Updating requirements to match the undergraduate pathway requirements

Reading - One of the following:

  • ACT minimum score Reading: 20

  • SAT minimum score of Critical Reading: 490 (pre 3/16  or 530 (post 3/16)

  • Praxis Core minimum score of Reading: 156

  • Reading Pathway: A grade of B or above in a Historical Reasoning, Humanities or Religion Core  course and a score of 263 or higher on the Reading 

  • Accuplacer exam*

    *Reading Pathway not applicable for AYA Integrated Language Arts or Middle Grades Language Arts concentrations


Core Course Update

PHIL 205 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY was deleted from the course offerings and should be removed from the Math-Logic Core Group as an option


Prerequisite Updates

MGT 425 EMPLOYMENT LAW: Changed prerequisite from MGT 324 to MGT 240

Prerequisite: MGT 240


MIS 475 NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS AND INFORMATION SECURITY: Changed prerequisite from MIS 370 or CS 101 to MIS 370 or CS 121 under the Cybersecurity Major and Minor

Prerequisite: MIS 370 or CS 121


EDEC 364, 369, 403, 417, 446: Updated prerequisites to update EDEC 363 and 445 which are no longer offered to EDEC 364 and 446.

EDEC 364 - CURRICULUM AND METHODS FOR TEACHING PRIMARY MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE

Prerequisite: MATH 217; Concurrent with EDEC 417, 403, 369, 446

EDEC 369 - ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

Prerequisite: PSYC 264; concurrent with EDEC 364, 403, 417, 446; Clinical hours: 5

EDEC 403 - EARLY INTERVENTION AND INTEGRATION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

Prerequisite: PSYC 264; concurrent with EDEC 364, 369, 417, 446; Clinical hours: 5

EDEC 417 - SENIOR FIELD EXPERIENCE IN CONTENT TEACHING AND INTERVENTION

Prerequisite: EDEC 330EC and successful completion of the Teacher Education Screening Process; concurrent enrollment with EDEC*364, 369, 403, 446; Field hours: 115

EDEC 446 - INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS/READING AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS

Prerequisite: EDFN 202, EDEC 262; concurrent with EDEC 417, 364, 369 & 403


New Course

SEC 190 - CYBERSECURITY MANAGEMENT

Prerequisites: None

A broad introduction to the field of cybersecurity management including strategies, policies, plans, and processes for a holistic approach to cybersecurity risks for an organization. Students are introduced to risk and impact analysis, mitigation controls, incident response planning and response team.

Credit: 3


BA with a Major in Computer Science/BS with a comprehensive Major in Computer Science

CS 499 Software Development: prerequisite updated to include CS 230


M.Ed. Educational Leadership with Administrative License

Removing EDFN 501 from program as it is part of the required M.Ed. Core Course requirements


Course Description Update

EDCI 645: Field Experience Hours were changed to 50 and 12-weeks

EDCI 645 - INTERNSHIP FOR TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL) ENDORSEMENT

Prerequisite:

Field/Clinical Hours: 50 A supervised 12-week teaching experience for the practicing professional in which candidates will design, develop, and report on an acceptable instructional program for students identified as English Language Learners (ELLs) or Limited English Proficient (LEP). This course is required for candidates seeking Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement.

Credit: 3


EDFN 533: Field/Clinical Hours changed to 10

EDFN 533 - CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE LEARNERS: SOCIAL, HISTORICAL, AND LEGAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE EDUCATION OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Prerequisite:

Field/Clinical Hours: 10 There are no prerequisites for this course which is open to all graduate education students. While it is aptly suited for every teacher in our diverse classrooms, this course is required for candidates seeking Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement. This course explores historical, social, and policy issues surrounding the education of diverse learners particularly English Language and limited English proficient learners in K-12 settings in the U.S. With the population changes and demographics realities of the 21st Century, educational professionals will be better prepared by investigating theories and themes of cultural identity, intragroup differences, migration, language use, and how these factors intersect with school performance. This course will emphasize the roles of school in collaboration with family and community structures to elicit strengths and enhance positive outcomes for students. This course meets core requirements for M.Ed. completion.

Credit: 3