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  • Computer Science | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    western Wisconsin and the Twin Cities Market analysis predicts strong job growth in this occupational area Who Should Apply Individuals with an associate s degree in computer science or a related field Individuals who have made significant progress toward completing a degree from an accredited higher education institution and have work experience in computer science or a related field Features Previously obtained college credits may be applied toward your baccalaureate program Access to specialized labs and facilities and experienced faculty Pay the same tuition rate regardless of where you live Students may be eligible for financial aid Gain skills in areas where additional jobs are projected Complete your degree in three years as a part time student Program Curriculum The curriculum includes 29 30 credits from university general education courses and 30 31 credits from core courses in computer science Applicants who bring in fewer than 60 credits from a previous degree plan will need to take additional courses Transferring Credit Credit will be awarded for college level course work completed at accredited institutions While general education credits are generally accepted from two year colleges this new program makes it possible for students to receive university credit for technical and work specific courses as well For more information on how your college credits will transfer to UW River Falls visit the Transfer Credit Policy web page or contact the Admissions Office staff Degree Requirements 30 Credit hours CSIS 161 Programming I 3 cr CSIS 162 Programming II 3 cr CSIS 215 Information Systems for Business Management 3 cr CSIS 225 Web Development I 3 cr CSIS 247 Introduction to Computer Networks 3 cr CSIS 333 Database Management Systems 3 cr Directed Electives 9 cr To be selected from 200 400 CSIS courses in consultation with advisor Required Supporting Math Course

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/MyDegree/ComputerScience.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Computer Science and Information Systems | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    All our classrooms are equipped with the latest multimedia technology to provide modern and efficient learning Computer labs are outfitted with state of the art computing and communication facilities including desktop computers UNIX workstations networking technologies and graphics workstations Advance labs allow our students to work with the latest technologies and explore topic in areas such as Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Genetic Algorithms Computer Animation Computer Vision Wireless Computing and more Hands on Learning Our department offers class sizes that range from 30 in introductory courses to 15 25 in our more advanced courses A hands on approach to learning and problem solving is emphasized in our programs Our small size classes offer students individualized interaction with faculty and other students Professional Development Opportunities for professional development beyond coursework are available Our Internship program offers our students an excellent opportunity to acquire practical work experience job hunting and interviewing skills and professional communication skills Independent study can be arranged with professors to explore current trends in the computer field beyond those offered in the standard curriculum The Computer Science and Information Systems department has an active local chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery ACM providing students generous opportunities to meet and learn from other students guest speakers business professionals and faculty representatives The chapter is run by students and provides a range of activities and services including presentations by local practitioners visits from prominent speakers technical and career workshops field trips to computing installations and chapter social activities Learning Outcomes Graduates of the Computer Science and Information Systems major will possess the following knowledge skills and professional orientation Knowledge The latest programming methodologies Commonly used data structures The latest software engineering and software design methods Computer organization and architecture Operating system programming and theory Computer communication and networking operation

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CBE/Programs/ComputerScienceInformationSystems.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Conservation and Environmental Planning | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Plant and Earth Science Plant and Earth Science Conservation and Environmental Planning Crop and Soil Science Career Opportunities Internship Opportunities Crop and Soil Related Links CAFES Home Environmental Science Career Opportunities CAFES Home Geology Career Opportunities Geology Awards Geology Field Trips Research Projects Geology Forms and Tools CAFES Home Horticulture Career Opportunities Internship Opportunities Facilities Learning Beyond the Classroom CAFES Home Faculty Staff Student Organizations CAFES Home Conservation and Environmental Planning The revised conservation and environmental planning major is a combination of the former conservation program and former community planning program This new program is designed as a comprehensive field based natural resources management program teaching you both management of the natural world and the human or built environment as well as the complex interactions between the natural and built systems The conservation and environmental planning program will also include a focus on ecological restoration to provide expertise in the growing field of restoring damaged or destroyed ecosystems All students will take a set of core and support courses and must select either the conservation option or the environmental planning option depending on your interests and goals Students may also select a restoration management emphasis which focuses on the process of restoring degraded damaged or destroyed ecosystems The restoration management emphasis is anticipated to be available beginning fall 2016 Minors in conservation or environmental planning are also available Learning Outcomes As a student in this program you will learn to Demonstrate knowledge of regional and global ecosystems and expertise in conservation management techniques Safely and effectively utilize field equipment common to the natural resource management discipline Understand the technical and regulatory dimensions for developing the human built environment in ways that avoid minimize or mitigate the impacts on natural systems Become proficient at the skills involved in restoring and rehabilitating

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/PES/ConservationEnvironPlanning.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Elisa Nordin Berghuis at elisa nordinberghuis uwrf edu with further questions The Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching enables students to spend a semester abroad practicing their teaching skills in a unique environment Teacher candidates are placed in countries on six continents where English is the language of instruction such as Taiwan South Africa India the Netherlands Germany and Costa Rica UW River Falls is one of just 15 colleges and universities in the nation to offer an overseas student teaching experience To Participate It is mandatory that students attend the COST meeting scheduled one year prior to the semester in which student teaching takes place The meeting for fall is in late September and for spring in mid to late February Check this website and look for posters announcing the meeting in the lobby of the Wyman Education Building Teacher Education students must be cleared through the College of Education and Professional Studies Candidates must complete the first half of their student teaching in the United States Students must apply for student teaching one year in advance of the intended student teaching semester and for both United States and overseas teaching at the same time All UW River Falls standard eligibility requirements must be met Those accepted need to demonstrate above average ability good character flexibility and strong motivation Benefits of the Consortium for Overseas Teaching Provides an opportunity for teaching candidates to practice their skills in a unique environment Gain non U S perspectives on world events Acquire an appreciation of the differences in family life between the U S and the host country through a host family community setting Allows participants to bring an international knowledge and perspective to their instruction in the U S Teach in a bicultural and or bilingual setting The program promotes global understanding

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/TED/UndergraduateStudents/ConsortiumforOverseasStudentTeaching/Index.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Counseling and School Psychology | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    and School Psychology Counseling and School Psychology Counseling How to Apply Frequently Asked Questions Future Student Resources Mission and Learning Outcomes Courses School Psychology How to Apply Frequently Asked Questions Future Student Resources Current Student Resources Faculty Staff Faculty Staff Reducing Bias in Education CEPS Home Counseling and School Psychology The Counseling and School Psychology Department prepares individuals to support learning and social development in academic environments We offer two unique graduate programs that lead to careers as school counselors or school psychologists With an experienced faculty diverse student body customizable graduation plans and convenient evening hours our department has trained practitioners in the latest knowledge and techniques since 1968 The Counseling and School Psychology Advantage Each of our programs is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction The School Psychology program is accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists Attend classes at two convenient locations the Wyman Education Building in the UWRF main campus and the Hudson Center in Hudson Wis Both are only a 20 to 30 minute drive from downtown St Paul Minn Class sizes are small giving students the opportunity to connect and engage with faculty and staff 92 of counseling graduates were employed as school counselors since spring of 2014 with a 5 year average school counseling employment rate for our graduates of 80 100 of school psychology interns have found employment since 2002 News and Events The next department Open House for prospective students will be held during Spring 2016 in the Wyman Education Building date and time TBD Parking is available nearby in Pay lot 2 adjacent to Lot F or Pay lot 1 adjacent to Lot Q See the campus map for details The open house will include opportunities to interact with current students faculty members and tour program facilities

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CSP/Index.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Counseling | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    summer courses Approachable and available faculty members Program Curriculum The Counseling Program meets state standards for certification It also adheres to the profession s accepted and established practices for training school counselors Visit the Counseling and School Psychology Department web page for more information Required Courses 48 credits Core courses 27 cr COUN 610 Introduction to School Counseling 3 cr COUN 612 Lifespan Human Development 3 cr COUN 614 Counseling Practicum 3 cr COUN 615 Cultural Ethical Foundations of Counseling 3 cr COUN 620 Career Counseling 3 cr SPSY 622 Introduction to Appraisal Intervention 3 cr COUN 732 Group Counseling 3 cr COUN 753 Counseling Theory and Skills 3 cr COUN 770 Comprehensive School Counseling Programming 3 cr Required classes 12 cr TED 760 Methods in Research or SPSY 795 Directed Research Data Analysis 3 cr COUN 771 Internship Elementary School Counseling 3 cr COUN 772 Internship Middle School Counseling 3 cr COUN 773 Internship High School Counseling 3 cr Before finalizing Internship plans the student must pass a written examination based upon the content of all of the core course Directed elective courses 9 cr To be selected in consultation with an advisor Students will also present a portfolio indicating knowledge and application of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Standards for Professional School Counselors Completion of the internship and of the master s program is dependent upon approval of the portfolio by the program faculty and the practicum supervisors in the field Admission Requirements To be considered as candidates applicants must submit the following materials A resumé A completed graduate application apply online Payment of application fee A written letter of interest using this form Transcripts from undergraduate and graduate schools attended submitted directed to the Admissions office from the institution showing a minimum GPA of 2 75 exceptions

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/Academics/GraduatePrograms/Counseling.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Counseling Services | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Student Health And Counseling Services Counseling Services Counseling Services About Us Counseling Services Brochure Counseling Appointments Online Mental Health Screening Concerned About a Student Emergencies Crisis Situations Coping With Tragedy Trauma and Death Employee Assistance Program Special Medical or Mental Health Needs Meditation Room Resident Assistant Resources Campus Victim Advocate Download Self Care Apps Self Help Topics A Z Counseling Services Professional counselors are available to help students work through a wide variety of issues that they might be facing during their college experience Information about Counseling Services Where do I go for a medical or mental health emergency Medical emergencies call 911 Emergencies Crisis Situations Where do I go when I need to talk to a personal counselor UWRF Counseling Services 211 Hagestad Hall For an appointment call 715 425 3884 Appointment information Alcohol and other drug assessments are also available for currently enrolled UWRF students through UWRF Counseling Services a fee is charged for court ordered assessments How do I learn more about Common mental health issues A Z Index Improving my personal wellness Suicide prevention efforts at UWRF Fall 2014 Counseling Services Contact Information 211 Hagestad Hall 410 South 3rd Street River Falls WI 54022 Ph 715 425 3884 Fax 715 425 3573 counseling services uwrf edu Email is not a confidential mode of communication and it is inappropriate for conveying information of an urgent nature and or for relaying information to and from medical or mental health providers If this is an emergency call 911 For questions or for more information about UW River Falls Student Health and Counseling Services contact our office during regular business hours

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/StudentHealthAndCounseling/CounselingServices/Index.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Special Course Fees | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    to charge the Special Course Fee All Outreach Extension courses must be approved by the academic dean Outreach Course Addition Form and or Course Instructor Appointment Form before the course is put on the web and open for enrollment but can be approved at any time during the term At the same time as the course is entered on the web but before it is opened for enrollment the Special Course Fee Form must be completed and forwarded to the Office of the Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance 1 A Request for Approval of Special Course Fee Form must be completed for each special course fee There should only be one Special Course Fee per course Separate forms must be completed for GPR and Outreach Extension courses at this time 2 If there is ANY change from the original request a new request must be processed i e amount of fee section term component etc If changes are made to the course set up in eSIS and a new form is not submitted the Special Course Fee will not be assessed to the students Special course fees will be rolled from Spring to Fall to Spring etc until a change is processed or the three year renewal period expires Summer and J Term special course fees do not roll over automatically A form is required EACH Summer and J Term session that the fee should be charged 3 Enter All in the section field if all sections of a course should be assessed the Special Course Fee If the fee is NOT for all sections of a course please indicate the section numbers on form i e 1 2 4 5 6 7 etc The section number is important because the Special Course Fee Table will be rolled over automatically for future terms unless otherwise indicated therefore once a Special Course Fee is approved it will continue to be charged to all sections or the section s specified until a request for a change has been processed with renewals being required every three years However if a future term course has a different section number than on the original request the Special Course Fee will not be charged to the students 4 The completed Request for Approval of Special Course Fee Form should be forwarded to your Department Chair Unit Head a Department Chair Unit Head denies the request and returns the request to the person submitting the request or b Department Chair Unit Head approves the request and forwards it to the Dean 5 Dean receives the approved Request for Approval Special Course Fee Form a Dean denies the request and returns the request to the Department Chair Unit Head or b Dean approves the request and forwards it to the Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance 6 Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance receives the approved Request for Approval of Special Course Fee Form a Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance denies the request and returns the

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/Administration/ViceChancellor/SpecialCourseFees.cfm (2016-02-16)
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