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
*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
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
SEC 190 - CYBERSECURITY MANAGEMENT
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.
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
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.
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
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.