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  • About this Website
    this Website Learn how to use our new Content Management System Fill out my Wufoo form Information For Future Students Accepted Students Current Students President s Welcome Alumni Friends and Donors Faculty and Staff Visitors Student Calendar Campus Safety Procedures Title IX Information Related Pages About this Website A Z Index Contact Us CMS Training Schedule Contact Information Admissions 800 868 9797 Operator 540 365 6931 Campus Police 540 365

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/student_links/computer_and_web_services/about_website/training.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Sustainability
    College urges you to turn off the lights and any other device when they are not needed Our biggest awareness program is the annual POWER DOWN ENERGY COMPETITION in the fall We pit dorms against each other and themselves to see who can conserve the most energy in a month Check out how much energy each building on campus is using right now energy ferrum edu Find out ways to save energy and make a promise to use fewer watts by Signing the Energy Pledge Biomass Boiler Ferrum College is currently welcoming the addition of a biomass boiler to serve as a means for alternative energy as well as a teaching lab The 1 0 MW boiler will provide hot water for the campus and generate enough power to compensate for at least a quarter of the electricity demand Read more about the English Biomass Boiler Food Systems In order to provide the Ferrum College community the freshest food the Dining Hall staff sources food locally This is great for the quality of the food and supports the farmers in this area With the recent purchase of two Green Mountain Technology Earth Tubs we will soon be composting our food waste on campus The Farm to Cafeteria Program aims to supplement the local food initiative already in place on campus Due to the efforts from our Farm to Cafe Intern Deanna Edmonds and student volunteers the campus garden has provided the cafeteria with fresh vegetables Volunteers are always welcome to help in the garden if interested send an e mail to sustainability ferrum edu Recycling Ferrum College is embarking upon the challenge to reduce the waste produced on campus and be an even greener campus We currently recycle white paper and cardboard with more to come in the near future

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/academics/schools/natural_sciences_math/projects/sustainability/index.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Liberal Arts
    be met by successfully completing the following EDU 402 The Profession of Teaching Student Teaching Field Experience and EDU 403 The Profession of Teaching Student Teaching Synthesis The Liberal Arts major with the Teacher Education minor Elementary pre K 6 endorsement shall be as follows To be in compliance with Teacher Education standards the student must maintain an overall 2 500 G P A a 2 800 G P A for courses listed in the Liberal Arts major and a 3 000 G P A in the Teacher Education minor Required Liberal Arts Core Courses must be a C or higher BIO 105 Introduction to Biology 4 ENG 101 102 6 MTH 105 3 PSY 201 General Psychology 3 PSY 211 Human Growth and Development Child and Adolescent 3 Degree Specific Requirements must be a C or higher PSY 291 Practicum and Child Development Lab 1 PSY 211 Human Growth and Development Child and Adolescent 3 Students who choose a higher mathematics course may petition the Teacher Education Committee to consider those courses as meeting the mathematics Liberal Arts Core requirement for this major This excludes required mathematics courses listed below Must complete each of the following with a 2 800 G P A English 9 hours ENG 301 Children s Literature 3 ENG 336 Linguistics 3 ENG 338 Rhetoric 3 Social Studies 12 hours HIS 201 and HIS 202 American History 6 SST 250 Elementary Social Studies 3 HIS 316 Virginia History 3 Science 10 hours SCI 250 Physical Science 4 SCI 126 Natural Resources 2 GEO 220 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Mathematics 9 hours MTH 107 Introduction to Finite Mathematics 3 MTH 208 Introductory Statistics 3 EDU 320 Differentiated Instruction in Mathematics for the Elementary Middle School 3 9 hours from the following at least one from

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/academics/catalog/2015-16/majors_in_schools/liberal_arts.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Teacher Education (Minor)
    and passed prior to enrolling in any additional EDU classes EDU 312 spring for all level and secondary candidates Senior EDU 352 353 fall for elementary requires students take Praxis II elementary EDU 355 357 fall for secondary requires students take Praxis II content area EDU 358 360 fall for all level requires students take Praxis II content area as required Upon completion of Senior classes students must complete a formal application to register for EDU 402 and EDU 403 Requirements for admission into EDU 402 and EDU 403 2 8 GPA in major 3 0 GPA in Teacher Education Minor 2 5 GPA overall and passed all testing requirements EDU 402 upon successful completion this course meets the experiential component requirement for all majors must be taken in conjunction with EDU 403 EDU 403 upon successful completion this course meets the experiential component requirement for all majors must be taken in conjunction with EDU 402 Continuation in Program Program candidates MUST maintain a C or better in each of the Liberal Core courses specific to the Teacher Education Minor A student s continuation in the sequence of Teacher Education courses as member of the Teacher Education Program is contingent upon 1 formal acceptance into the Teacher Education Program by application only 2 the maintenance of an overall grade point average GPA of 2 5 a GPA of 2 8 in major discipline and a GPA of 3 0 in the Teacher Education minor classes 3 taking and passing required program and state testing Students must also demonstrate appropriate progress in their professional development as evidenced in their Performance Presentations at the end of each EDU class above and including EDU 203 In addition program candidates must have appropriate evaluations in each of their field based internships The Teacher Education Faculty reviews and evaluates each program candidate s progress at the end of each semester to determine continued eligibility based on the established criteria above as well as any other reports submitted concerning ethical behaviors A letter of compliance is sent to each student concerning their eligibility Students who are not in compliance will be blocked from taking additional classes and removed from the Teacher Education Program Students who are not in compliance with ALL program components will NOT be allowed to student teach Students may petition the Teacher Education Committee to appeal this decision if and only if the appeal does not include a request to overturn program requirements such as testing and GPA issues The appeal process includes 1 a written request delivered within one week following the receipt of the letter regarding the decision related to registration for student teaching It should state the reason s an exception should be made 2 in person explanation to the Teacher Education Committee scheduled within three weeks after the receipt of the written petition of appeal 3 a decision will be given in writing to the petitioner within one week following the in person appeal Program candidates interested in Elementary

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  • Agriculture Sciences (AGS)
    and Biochemistry 4 Degree Specific Requirements BIO 111 General Biology 4 MTH 208 Introductory Statistics OR 3 ESC 215 Quantitative Environmental Methods and Statistics 4 I Common Required Courses 22 hours AGS 110 Issues in Agricultural Sciences 3 AGS 180 481 Practicum in the Agricultural Sciences 2 BIO 202 Introduction to Plant Science 4 AGS 417 Agricultural Business Management 3 NSM 307 497 498 Junior Senior Seminar 6 NSM 399 Professional Preparation 1 NSM 499 Internship 3 II Emphasis Areas Choose one A Animal Science ASI Required Courses 34 hours Teacher Education option ASI 201 Introduction to Animal Science 4 ASI 232 Livestock Evaluation and Judging 3 ASI 302 Animal Nutrition 4 AGS 314 Animal and Plant Breeding and Genetics 4 ASI 316 Domestic Animal Anatomy and Physiology 4 BIO 413 Animal Diseases 3 ASI 414 Domestic Animal Reproduction 4 Choose TWO from the following courses AGY 301 Principles of Field and Forage Crop Production AGY 315 Soil Science and Management HOR 321 Plant Propagation HOR 415 Plant Diseases HOR 418 Plant Pest Management 7 8 Total Required for Agricultural Sciences with Animal Science Emphasis 55 56 B Agribusiness AGS Required Courses 30 hours ASI 201 Introduction to Animal Science 4 ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I 3 ACC 202 Principles of Accounting II 3 ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3 BUS 311 Marketing BUS 313 Business Finance OR BUS 318 Introduction to Electronic Commerce 3 BUS 320 Entrepreneurship 3 Choose TWO from AGY ASI HOR 7 8 Total Required for Agricultural Sciences with Agribusiness Emphasis 51 52 C Agronomy AGY Required Courses 35 hours ASI 201 Introduction to Animal Science 4 AGY 301 Principles of Field and Forage Crop Production 4 AGS 314 Animal and Plant Breeding and Genetics 4 AGY 315 Soil Science and Management 4 HOR 415 Plant Diseases 4 HOR 418 Plant Pest Management 4 BIO 419 Plant Physiology and Biotechnology 4 Choose TWO from the following courses HOR 321 Plant Propagation ASI 302 Animal Nutrition ASI 316 Domestic Animal Anatomy and Physiology ASI 414 Domestic Animal Reproduction 7 8 Total Required for Agricultural Sciences with Agronomy Emphasis 57 D Horticulture HOR Required Courses 35 hours Teacher Education option ASI 201 Introduction to Animal Science BIO 102 General Biology or BIO 301 Invertebrate Zoology 4 AGS 314 Animal and Plant Breeding and Genetics or BIO 305 Introductory Genetics 4 AGY 315 Soil Science and Management 4 HOR 321 Plant Propagation 3 HOR 410 Greenhouse Management 4 HOR 411 Landscape Design and Management 4 HOR 415 Plant Diseases 4 HOR 418 Plant Pest Management 4 BIO 419 Plant Physiology and Biotechnology 4 Total Required for Agricultural Sciences with Horticulture Emphasis 57 Agriculture Education Endorsement Ferrum College also offers teacher licensure in vocational agriculture grades 6 12 through the selection of a minor in Teacher Education with specialization in Secondary Education This licensure requires passing state mandated testing prior to enrollment in EDU 402 The Profession of Teaching Student Teaching Field Experience

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  • General Business Studies
    writing communication skills as well as quantitative and critical thinking skills Students who wish to obtain licensure to teach are required to take a national board approved industry certification examination The General Business Studies Program is specifically designed to allow students to pursue a degree in Business in conjunction with a minor in Teacher Education for the purpose of teaching business courses in the public schools Required Liberal Arts Core Courses ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3 MTH 208 Introductory Statistics 3 Degree Specific Requirements 12 hours ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I 3 ACC 202 Principles of Accounting II 3 ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 BUS 201 Personal Finance 3 Business Requirements 39 hours BUS 230 Computer Applications 3 BUS 303 Principles of Management 3 BUS 308 Business Communications 3 BUS 311 Marketing 3 BUS 313 Business Finance 3 BUS 315 Business Law 3 BUS 320 Entrepreneurship 3 BUS 325 Advanced Computer Applications 3 BUS 420 International Business 3 BUS 498 Senior Seminar Business Policy 3 CSC 101 Introduction to Computers Information Systems 3 CSC 102 Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting 3 CSC 242 Computer Networking 3 CSC 350 Operating Systems 3 Total Hours Required in Major 42 minor required Ferrum College offers teaching licensure in Career and Technical Education Business and Information Technology grades 6 12 through the selection of a minor in Teacher Education with specialization in Secondary Education This licensure requires passing state mandated testing prior to enrollment in EDU 402 The Profession of Teaching Student Teaching and EDU 403 The Profession of Teaching Student Teaching Synthesis Students pursuing licensure must complete all components of the Teacher Education Minor See Teacher Education minor Information For Future Students Accepted Students Current Students President s Welcome Alumni Friends and Donors Faculty and Staff Visitors Student Calendar Campus Safety

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  • Computer Information Systems
    Networking CSC 230 Web Design CSC 499 Internship Required Liberal Arts Core Courses MTH 203 Concepts in Calculus or higher 3 ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Degree Specific Requirements ACC 201 202 Principles of Accounting 6 MTH 208 Introductory Statistics 3 I Common Required Courses 42 hours CSC 101 Introduction to Computers and Information Systems 3 CSC 229 Programming Concepts and Algorithm Design 3 CSC 312 Computer Organization 3 CSC 340 Visual Basic for Applications 3 CSC 401 Database Theory 3 CSC 455 Systems Analysis and Design 3 CSC 498 Senior Research Seminar 3 BUS 230 Computer Applications OR CSC 100 Computer Literacy 3 BUS 303 Principles of Management 3 BUS 308 Business Communications 3 BUS 325 Advanced Computer Applications 3 BUS 330 Quantitative Methods 3 BUS 331 Production Operations Management 3 BUS 430 Management Information Systems 3 II Emphasis Areas 15 hours each A Web Design and Mobile Technology Apps ART 201 Graphic Art 3 BUS 318 Introduction to Electronic Commerce 3 CSC 145 Social Networking Best Practices 3 CSC 230 Web Design 3 CSC 235 Programming for Portable Devices 3 B Technical Support and Computer Networks CSC 102 Hardware Maintenance and Troubleshooting 3 CSC 242 Networking I Intro to Networking 3 CSC 342 Networking II Administration and TCP IP 3 CSC 442 Networking III Hardware Router Configuration 3 CSC 350 Operating Systems 3 C Programming Languages for Applications CSC 235 Programming for Portable Devices 3 CSC 310 Java 3 CSC 320 Programming Using C 3 CSC 321 Data Structures 3 MTH 311 Discrete Math 3 Total Hours Required in Major Depending on Emphasis Area 57 F errum College offers teaching licensure in Career and Technical Education Business and Informational Technology grades 6 12 through the selection of a minor in Teacher Education with specialization in Secondary Education

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  • Biology
    PHY 201 or PHY 203 4 CHM 301 4 Required Courses 40 41 hours BIO 111 General Biology 4 BIO 201 Vertebrate Zoology or 301 Invertebrate Zoology OR 254 Human Anatomy 4 BIO 202 Introduction to Plant Science OR 306 Nonvascular Plants and Fungi OR BIO 311 Field Botany 4 BIO 230 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology 3 ESC 203 Fundamentals of Ecology 4 ESC 205 206 207 208 302 or 321 choose 1 3 4 BIO 305 Genetics 4 BIO 330 Cell Biology OR BIO 303 Microbiology OR CHM315 Biochemistry 4 NSM 307 Junior Seminar 2 NSM 497 498 Senior Seminar 4 MTH 208 or ESC215 3 4 Major Electives 16 hours from other BIO or approved Life Science courses 12 must be at the 300 400 level ASI 316 Domestic Animal Anatomy and Physiology 4 ASI 414 Domestic Animal Reproduction 4 CHM 315 Biochemistry 4 ESC 302 Conservation Biology 3 ESC 321 Aquatic Ecology 4 ESC 405 Fisheries and Wildlife Ecology and Management 5 HHP 340 Kinesiology 3 HHP 355 Physiology of Exercise 3 HOR 415 Plant Diseases 4 PSY 333 Biological Psychology 3 Total Hours Required in Major 56 57 Biology Secondary Education Endorsement Ferrum College offers teaching licensure in Biology grades 6 12 through the selection of a minor in Teacher Education with specialization in Secondary Education This licensure requires passing state mandated testing prior to enrollment in EDU 402 The Profession of Teaching Student Teaching Field Experience and EDU 403 The Profession of Teaching Student Teaching Synthesis Students pursuing licensure must complete all components of the Teacher Education Minor See Teacher Education minor Biology majors seeking a secondary teacher endorsement must take the following courses PHY 203 204 Fundamentals of Physics OR PHY 201 202 General Physics 8 CHM 301 302 Organic Chemistry 8

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