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  • Agricultural Studies | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Admission Cost and Financial Aid Course Search Catalog Glossary of Terms Agricultural Studies Program Overview The Agricultural Studies major is a great choice if you want to be exposed to a wide range of agricultural disciplines or you want to design a program that fits your unique interests or needs Many students who plan to operate their family farm and need a broad array of competencies opt for an Agricultural Studies major Agricultural Studies majors who do not plan on farming find employment in their minor emphasis area Agricultural Studies is an interdisciplinary major requiring courses from all five departments in the College of Agriculture Food and Environmental Sciences Students take three courses in each of the following areas agribusiness management animal science agricultural engineering and crops and soils science Students usually complete a minor in one of those four disciplines though other emphases are possible Highlights of the Agricultural Studies Major The Agricultural Studies major can be customized to meet your specific career goals You will gain competencies across all of the major agricultural disciplines You will have an opportunity to gain expertise in your minor or emphasis area Skills and Learning Outcomes As a student in this program you will Learn to make ethical decisions Demonstrate competence in agri business management effective decision making agricultural engineering technology applying engineering principles to solve technical problems animal dairy science understanding nutrition genetics and animal care and crop and soil science crop production management practices Demonstrate competence in a specific agriculture or related discipline Career Opportunities As a graduate of this program you will be prepared for a career in the agricultural field Below is a list of potential job titles and employers that graduates have found employment or internship opportunities with Job Titles Crop Production Specialist Animal Feed Salesperson Equipment

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  • Animal Science | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Recreation Global Opportunities Student Employment Health Wellness Safety Security Parking Transportation Services Resources Athletics Falcon Athletics Athletics Schedule Recruit Me Purchase Tickets Camps Clinics About UWRF Fast Facts Employment Directory Maps Directions UWRF History UWRF Leadership FAQ Contact UWRF Menu About UWRF Academics 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 Academics Majors Minors Majors Minors Academic Programs Colleges and Departments Undergraduate Admission Cost and Financial Aid Course Search Catalog Glossary of Terms Animal Science Animal Science is the largest major at UW River Falls The major covers all aspects of farm animal production including feeding breeding health and management as well as the processing of food and fiber products derived from animals Students receive a rich educational foundation rooted in both science based classroom work and hands on activity at our lab farms Students in the Animal Science major receive a well rounded education They see firsthand how disciplines such as agricultural business agricultural engineering and crop science work together with animal science ultimately preparing them for the challenges of today s animal industries Students majoring in animal

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  • Art | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    that the arts has had on the evolution of the human experience how it relates to the growth of various civilizations and cultures around the world reflecting societal development as well as its application to the 21st century culture and diversity in an ever shrinking global environment Art Emphasis Explore and develop your artistic abilities through a variety of media Students may choose to study many areas of art or specify in the medium of their choice Areas include Art Education The Art Education program is a comprehensive 54 credit broad area major preparing students in visual art and design for a K 12 license to teach art in public schools Art History The art history area provides students with critical introductions to the artistic traditions of both Western and non Western regions Ceramics The integration of process materials and meaning are the goals of ceramics studio experience Drawing The drawing classes provide students with the fundamental knowledge skill set and understanding of techniques in drawing media which is basic to all visual art disciplines Fibers Fibers focuses on surface design weaving and handmade felt but also includes sculptural forms off loom techniques and garment design Glass The glass area offers students a comprehensive experience with the medium combined with creative development Graphic Design Graphic design is the depiction of carefully thought out ideas through the selection creation manipulation and organization of visual elements such as type and image Painting The painting studio with both natural and artificial lighting provides ample working space for different levels students to pursue their learning of the painting discipline Photography The photography area provides opportunities to work with analog conventional and alternative processes and digital materials Printmaking Students are encouraged to develop individual directions while learning technical skills in the mediums of intaglio relief

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  • Business Administration | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    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 College of Business and Economics Programs Programs Accounting Business Administration Computer Science and Information Systems Data Science and Predictive Analytics Economics Finance Management Marketing Marketing Professional Sales Military Science and Leadership ROTC Business Administration Business Administration is one of the largest majors at UW River Falls Graduates can look forward to careers in a corporate or business environment in the diverse areas of finance management marketing or others depending on what area the student would like to focus on throughout their studies The vision of the College of Business and Economics is to be the regional leader in the acquisition application and transfer of business and economic knowledge Consistent with this vision the College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International As a student majoring in business administration you will have a variety of opportunities to select a program to meet specific interests You can choose to pursue business administration on its own or with an emphasis in marketing management or finance A minor is not required Business Administration Internships Academic Links Business Administration Major Degree Requirements Business Administration Minor Degree Requirements Sample Business Administration Four Year Academic Plan Upper Level Admission Requirements Business Administration faculty members have graduate degrees and experience in the business world They are active in research in human resources product pricing models securities valuation and international competition Faculty advise students in the selection of appropriate courses career considerations finding an internship learning about overseas study programs and conducting independent research projects Darryl Miller Management and Marketing Chair Charles Corcoran Finance Chair Management Faculty Joy Benson Brian Huffman Claire Kilian Marina Onken Wei Zheng

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  • Chemistry | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    medicine Chemists are at the forefront of exciting research in nanotechnology medicine and environmental technologies such as fuel cells The University of Wisconsin River Falls chemistry department offers an innovative organic first curriculum that introduces students to advanced instrumentation including nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry in the first semester of college This is especially beneficial for incoming students who have had a solid preparation in chemistry prior to enrolling at River Falls Our facilities include a computer lab maintained for chemistry students Hands on learning and faculty interaction are important components of the chemistry program at the University of Wisconsin River Falls Chemistry faculty have breadth of expertise in areas of chemistry such as analytical biochemistry computational education inorganic medicinal organic pharmacology physical and polymer Students learn in small classes and have the opportunity to work closely with faculty on undergraduate research early in their college careers Each chemistry student for example will have a faculty member to serve as a mentor for a research project in their area of interest For more information about Chemistry please contact Karl P Peterson Chair 253 Centennial Science Hall 715 425 3523 www uwrf edu CHEM Careers According to the American Chemical Society 60 percent of chemists work in industry 24 percent work in academic institutions 9 percent work in government jobs and the remainder are in non traditional careers Nearly 50 percent of all chemists do research yet often they spend a considerable amount of their time outside of a laboratory 10 percent are involved in chemical production Our chemistry program is accredited by the American Chemical Society and offers a variety of degree tracks including pre professional programs Chemistry Education Students interested in teaching have career flexibility through our Chemistry Education program Through the program students are

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  • Chemistry Education | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    work closely with faculty on undergraduate research early in their college careers Each chemistry student for example will have a faculty member to serve as a mentor for a research project in their area of interest The education option chemistry major is designed for prospective secondary school teachers The curriculum is planned so as to give the student 1 a broad general education 2 specialized preparation in chemistry with a minor in a supporting field and 3 professional training necessary for effective teaching In order to be admitted to the Educator Preparation Program the student needs to be evaluated and recommended by the Chemistry Education Advisory Committee Contact the Chemistry Department chair or the education program s STEM advisor for further information Core Requirements Core A Requirements for All Chemistry Major Programs 22 23 cr hrs CHEM 121 General Chemistry I 5 cr or CHEM 120 Introduction to General Chemistry 6 cr CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 5 cr CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I 3 cr CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry II 3 cr CHEM 250 Foundations of Analytical Chemistry 4 cr CHEM 355 Separation Science Laboratory 1 cr CHEM 480 Chemical Communications and Research writing intensive 1 cr Core B Requirements for All Chemistry Major Programs 24 cr hrs CHEM 130 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 5 cr CHEM 233 Foundations of Organic Chemistry 5 cr CHEM 240 Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry 4 cr CHEM 250 Foundations of Analytical Chemistry 4 cr CHEM 333 Organic Synthesis 4 cr CHEM 355 Separation Science Laboratory 1 cr CHEM 480 Chemical Communications and Research writing intensive 1 cr Required Supporting Courses 14 21 cr hrs MATH 166 Calculus I 4 cr MATH 167 Calculus II 4 cr MATH 266 Calculus III 3 cr Choose one of the following two physics series I or II 10 cr hrs Option B is required for ACS approved options Series I PHYS 151 General Physics I PHYS 152 General Physics II PHYS 156 General Physics Laboratory I PHYS 157 General Physics Laboratory II Series II PHYS 161 General Physics I PHYS 162 General Physics II PHYS 166 General Physics Laboratory I PHYS 167 General Physics Laboratory II Chemistry Major Education Major Requirements Secondary Education 35 36 Total Credits Core Requirements 22 24 cr hrs Required Supporting Courses 21 cr hrs not counted in total for major Secondary Education Option Required Courses 12 14 cr hrs CHEM 236 Organic Chemistry Lab I 1 cr Core A only CHEM 237 Organic Chemistry Lab II 1 cr Core A only CHEM 341 Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics 3 cr or CHEM 342 Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy 3 cr CHEM 356 Chemical Instrumentation Lab writing intensive 1 lab cr CHEM 401 Advanced Chemistry Lab I writing intensive 1 lab cr CHEM 402 Advanced Chemistry Lab II writing intensive 1 lab cr CHEM 422 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3 cr Physical Science Option Broadfield Science Licensure Teacher Education Courses 39 credits TED 120 Intro to Education and Instructional Technology 3 credits TED 212 Educational Psychology

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  • Communication Sciences and Disorders | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Academics Majors Minors Majors Minors Academic Programs Colleges and Departments Undergraduate Admission Cost and Financial Aid Course Search Catalog Glossary of Terms Communication Sciences and Disorders Program Overview Careers in communication sciences and disorders use a variety of techniques to diagnose and treat people with speech language and hearing disorders Employment is available in a variety of settings such as hospitals schools rehabilitation centers government agencies early childhood centers and in the sales industry Because of a national shortage in the field individuals with graduate level degrees in communication sciences and disorders are in high demand among employers Highlights of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Major Employment in the field of communication sciences and disorders requires a graduate level degree One hundred percent of graduates from UW River Falls master s degree program are employed Expect interactive classrooms and the ability to work closely with faculty Students experience many opportunities for undergraduate research Facilities include aphasia augmentative communication voice speech science and audiology laboratories Skills and Learning Outcomes As a student in this program you will learn to Describe the biological and neurological bases of normal human communication Apply basic speech and hearing science information and ideas Describe the causes characteristics prevention assessment and intervention strategies for articulation phonological language hearing voice and fluency disorders Career Opportunities As a graduate of this program you will be prepared for a career in the field of communication sciences and disorders Below is a list of potential job titles and employers where graduates have found employment or internship opportunities Potential Job Titles Speech Language Pathologist Audiologist Speech Language and Hearing Scientists Employers Bethesda Hospital Allina Health School District of River Falls Stillwater Area Public Schools St Paul Public Schools Pepin County Birth

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  • Animal Science - Companion Animal | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    the necessary hours of chemistry math and physical biological sciences for those interested in graduate work or veterinary medicine Management option Emphasizes business and agricultural economics courses Minor option Pairs with an academic minor such as agricultural business or modern languages to develop a greater knowledge in a second area of interest Highlights of the Animal Science Companion Animal Major Gain a broad exposure to the companion animal industry including small businesses corporate business research centers veterinary hospitals non profit agencies shelters service therapy dogs rescue shows and competitions and field trials within the industry Student get hands on experience with health assessment behavior and body techniques language and training techniques and safe handling and welfare assessments As a Companion Animal major you will get instruction from veterinarians enjoy a variety of professional guest speakers and take part in live demonstrations and field trips Skills and Learning Outcomes As a student in this program you will learn to Apply science based knowledge to a broad spectrum of companion animal species including dogs cats and a variety of other species kept for companionship or service Understand the biology care management and issues surrounding companion animals including the unique aspects of the human animal bond and the diverse roles of animals in society Communicate effectively about companion animal health biology and welfare to a broad audience including industry non profit and health professionals the broader public and youth Evaluate interpret and manage companion animal behavior Become proficient in handling common companion animals Career Opportunities The companion animal emphasis will provide a solid foundation for a career in animal science The program lends itself well to many inter disciplinary areas such as humane education 4H animal programs and youth leadership human health and assistance through animal assisted therapy protection and service animals interdisciplinary

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