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  • Geology - Academics - Western Illinois University
    Scott Koza 2001 Geology alumnus Geology is the study of the origin history and structure of the earth Our Bachelor of Science in Geology gives our students a solid base in the science along with related courses in mathematics chemistry physics and biology Possible Career Paths Students who major in Geology are equipped to work in careers such as Oil Mining Industry Government Engineering Environment Geology The curriculum also prepares students for advanced graduate study in Geology Why Geology at WIU Students can choose advanced electives to specialize in areas such as Hydrogeology Geomorphology Environmental Geology Glacial Geology A required summer field camp and optional internship gives students practical experience in the discipline Some of our Graduates Lauren H M B S in Geology 2002 works as a hydrogeologist for consulting company CH2M Hill Phil K B S in Geology 2007 works for Horizon Well Logging Inc in California Derek C B S in Geology 2009 works for U S Army Corp of Engineers in the Quad Cities Andrew A B S in Geology 2010 graduate student at South Dakota School of Mining and Technology Kim R B S in Geology 2000 works for the Illinois EPA Nathan W B S in Geology 2007 works as a Geology Instructor at Eastern Illinois University At A Glance Degree Available Bachelor of Science Minor Available Yes Campus Macomb Study Opportunities GradTrac Honors Quick Links Geology Department Brochure PDF Facebook Page Undergraduate Catalog Admissions Advising Back to Top Academic Assistance Advising Departmental Advising University Commencement Course Search Registration Distance Learning Outreach First Year Experience Graduate Studies Centennial Honors College Libraries Online Courses Study Abroad Summer Session Degrees Programs Undergraduate Programs Majors Minors Brochures Graduate Programs Pre Professional Prep Signature Programs Teacher Certification Doctorates Academic Units Centennial Honors College Center for Innovation in Teaching

    Original URL path: http://www.wiu.edu/academics/majors/arts_and_sciences/geology.php (2015-11-10)
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  • Paleontology - An Option of Study in the Geology Major - Academics - Western Illinois University
    Students who major in Geology Paleontology are equipped to work in careers such as Paleontologist Education Geological Consultant Museum Curator The curriculum also prepares students for advanced graduate study Why Paleontology at WIU We are the ONLY undergraduate paleontology program in Illinois At A Glance Degree Available Bachelor of Science Minor Available Yes Campus Macomb Study Opportunities GradTrac Honors Quick Links Geology Department Brochure PDF Facebook Page Undergraduate Catalog Admissions Advising Back to Top Academic Assistance Advising Departmental Advising University Commencement Course Search Registration Distance Learning Outreach First Year Experience Graduate Studies Centennial Honors College Libraries Online Courses Study Abroad Summer Session Degrees Programs Undergraduate Programs Majors Minors Brochures Graduate Programs Pre Professional Prep Signature Programs Teacher Certification Doctorates Academic Units Centennial Honors College Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research Colleges Departments Schools Distance Learning Outreach Graduate Studies Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs International Studies Libraries Registrar Sponsored Projects University Advising Academic Services Vice President for Academic Affairs Calendars Academic Calendar Registrar Calendar Catalogs Undergraduate Catalog Graduate Catalog University Administration Provost Academic Vice President News Events News Releases Academic Calendar Events Calendar Libraries Ask a Librarian Get Help Branches Units Catalog Databases Services Campus Safety Office of Public Safety

    Original URL path: http://www.wiu.edu/academics/majors/arts_and_sciences/paleontology.php (2015-11-10)
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  • Policies
    member being appealed Department Chairpersons will notify each faculty member on the Grade Appeal Committee of the first meeting at the beginning of the semester before a grade appeal is filed At this meeting the chairperson of the Grade Appeal Committee will be elected by the members of that committee College Grade Appeal Committee The College Grade Appeal Committee will consist of five persons two voting students selected according to the criteria for Department Committees and three voting faculty members appointed by the Dean from the chairpersons of Department Grade Appeal Committees or their designees within the College but not from the academic department from which the grade appeal originates The chairperson will be appointed by the Dean of the College University Grade Appeal Committee The Council on Admission Graduation and Academic Standards will serve as the grade appeal committee for undergraduate students at the University level The Graduate Council will serve as the grade appeal committee for graduate students at the University level Procedures for All Committees Within five working days following the receipt of a student s written request to appeal a grade the appropriate Grade Appeal Committee will arrange a hearing All hearings department college and university will be held on the Macomb campus for Macomb students and by CODEC for the WIU Quad Cities Campus unless the committee decides otherwise At least five working days in advance of any hearing the Chairperson of the Committee will notify the student and the faculty member involved of the time and place of the hearing the specification s of the complaint including any written documentation provided by the student or faculty member and the right of the individual to be accompanied by an advisor but not legal counsel Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate the class schedules of students and the faculty member when setting committee meetings and hearings One advisor for the student and one for the faculty member may be present when evidence is presented to the committee Advisors are not allowed to ask questions or present material and cannot serve as witnesses All committee hearings will be confidential witnesses will be excluded except for the period of their questioning All participants will conduct themselves in a professional and collegial manner Anyone failing to comply with this requirement can be excluded for the remainder of the hearing Approval or disapproval of an appeal and recommendations for specific action shall be determined by majority vote of those present on a secret ballot A written report of the proceedings will be prepared by the Chairperson of the Committee and submitted to the members for their approval This report should include the basis for appeal conclusions reached by the committee and a report of the voting which reflects the majority and minority points of view Formal Hearings Department Level Hearing The Department Grade Appeal Committee will consider the facts of the case at a meeting which should be attended by the student with an advisor of the student s choice if he or she so desires and the instructor assigning the grade Either party may submit written materials to support his or her position and either party may have witnesses testify in writing or before the committee All appeals at the department level will be completed within 20 working days after the submission of the Formal Grade Appeal form Within five working days after the departmental hearing the chairperson of the Departmental Committee must inform the faculty member student chairperson of the department and for record keeping purposes either the Council on Admission Graduation and Academic Standards if the case involves an undergraduate student or the Graduate Council if the case involves a graduate student of the decision in writing If the student s appeal is upheld within five working days after the Departmental hearing the faculty member must inform the Chairperson of the Committee in writing as to whether or not he or she will change the grade The Chairperson of the Committee must then inform the student and the chairperson of the department in writing of the faculty member s decision within five working days If the faculty member fails to reply within the specified time limit it will be assumed that he or she has decided not to change the grade If that is the case or if either the student or faculty member does not agree with the recommendation of the Grade Appeal Committee the Chairperson must inform both parties in writing of their right to appeal the decision to the College Level If the faculty member does not change the grade then the student must request in writing that the appeal be forwarded to the College level In cases where the faculty member does not become a party in the proceedings and the Departmental Grade Appeal Committee makes a decision in favor of the student the grade will be changed The Chairperson of the Committee will submit a change of grade form and indicate that the change is due to a successful grade appeal College Level Hearing If the result of the decision of the Department Grade Appeal Committee is unsatisfactory to either party that person will have the right to appeal to the Dean of the College in which the department involved is located The written appeal must be filed with the Dean s Office within 20 working days after the Chairperson of the Department Committee has notified the student of the faculty member s decision not to change the grade The Chairperson of the Department Committee will forward the committee s report and all written material considered by the Committee to the Dean s Office upon being notified by the Dean that there will be an appeal at the College level This material will also be sent to both the faculty member and student involved with the grade appeal hearing A College hearing will be held within 10 working days after receiving the appeal using the same procedures provided for at the

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  • Graduation Guarantee (GradTrac) - Undergraduate Admissions - Western Illinois University
    GradTrac below How to apply for GradTrac Applying for GradTrac is easy and only requires the submission of a simple form Stop by to see your academic advisor and ask to submit an application for GradTrac or Download an application form from the Office of the Registrar s web page Programs participating in GradTrac Accountancy African American Studies General African American Studies Humanities African American Studies Social Sciences Agriculture Agricultural Business Agriculture Agricultural Science Anthropology Art Bachelor of Arts Art Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design Biology Botany Biology Medical Sciences Biology Microbiology Biology Zoology Broadcasting News Performance Broadcasting Production Broadcasting Sports Broadcasting Chemistry Chemistry Biochemistry Communication Communication Sciences Disorders Computer Science Business Computer Science Traditional Economics Bachelor of Arts Economics Bachelor of Business Emergency Management Engineering Technology English Exercise Science FCS Fashon Merchandising FCS Hotel Restaurant and Management Finance French Geography Systemic Cultural Geography Systemic Physical Geology Health Sciences Community Health Education Health Sciences Environmental Occupational Safety Health Services Management History History Pre Law Human Resource Management Information Systems Information Technology Systems Journalism Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Liberal Arts Sciences People in Context Management Marketing Mathematics Meteorology Music Bachelor of Arts Music Applied Music Network Technologies Nursing Philosophy Philosophy Pre Law Physics Standard Political Science American Government Political Science General Political Science International Relations Comparative Politics Political Science Pre Law Political Science Public Policy Public Service Psychology Recreation Park Tourism Administration Religious Studies Social Work Sociology Spanish Theatre Acting Theatre Directing Theatre Production Design Women s Studies GradTrac Details What are the requirements for this guarantee How do I apply for GradTrac What programs participate in GradTrac Contact Info Undergraduate Admissions Sherman Hall 115 1 University Circle Macomb IL 61455 Email admissions wiu edu Phone 309 298 3157 Toll Free 877 PICK WIU Back to Top Prospective Freshman Admissions

    Original URL path: http://www.wiu.edu/student_services/undergraduate_admissions/prospective/guaranteesGraduation.php (2015-11-10)
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  • Graphic Communication - Academics - Western Illinois University
    and lab components and are held in one of our two 24 seat advanced Mac labs which are open only to graphic communication students Possible Careers Desktop publishing Blog Social Media Designer Consultant Graphic art design New Media Director Web and interactive design Web Designer Webmaster Why Choose Graphic Communication at WIU Instruction utilizes a balance of lectures and laboratory experiences All laboratories have industrial sized modern equipment Advanced computer laboratories are provided and all labs are open only to students in engineering technology classes Required internships provide course credit for actual work experience Classes are small usually no larger than 24 students Faculty members are accessible and focus on teaching All courses are taught by faculty most of whom are tenure track graduate students do not teach classes in the department Some of Our Graduates Michael Pisula HarpGraphics Design Studio St Louis At A Glance Degrees Available Bachelor of Science Minor Yes Graduate Degree No Campus Macomb Study Opportunities Honors Contact Engineering Technology Knoblauch Hall 135 1 University Drive Macomb IL 61455 1390 Phone 309 298 1091 Fax 309 298 1061 Quick Links Brochure PDF CBT Program Advisors Undergraduate Catalog Admissions Back to Top Academic Assistance Advising Departmental Advising University Commencement Course Search Registration Distance Learning Outreach First Year Experience Graduate Studies Centennial Honors College Libraries Online Courses Study Abroad Summer Session Degrees Programs Undergraduate Programs Majors Minors Brochures Graduate Programs Pre Professional Prep Signature Programs Teacher Certification Doctorates Academic Units Centennial Honors College Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research Colleges Departments Schools Distance Learning Outreach Graduate Studies Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs International Studies Libraries Registrar Sponsored Projects University Advising Academic Services Vice President for Academic Affairs Calendars Academic Calendar Registrar Calendar Catalogs Undergraduate Catalog Graduate Catalog University Administration Provost Academic Vice President News Events News Releases

    Original URL path: http://www.wiu.edu/academics/majors/business_and_technology/graphic-communication.php (2015-11-10)
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  • Health Science - Health Sciences & Social Work - Western Illinois University
    education or environmental and occupational safety Students also take courses in other public health disciplines such as women s health multicultural health and public health preparedness All majors in the BS in Public Health complete a capstone internship during their final semester before graduation Additional information about careers in public health and a Public Health Overview can be found at ExploreHEALTHCareers org Emphasis Community health educators are professionally prepared in the disciplines of community and public health education They demonstrate competence in planning implementation and evaluation of health promoting and health enhancing programs for individuals groups and communities For additional information on careers in health education please review information available from the American Association for Health Education Illinois Hospital Association or Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010 2011 Edition at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Emphasis Environmental and occupational safety professionals are concerned with the relationships between the characteristics of the natural environmental air water soil chemicals etc and mental and physical health This information is used to establish limits on pollutants that the environment can absorb without detrimental effects to develop control technology and to implement controls as necessary for the benefit of human and animal populations Please review the Careers in Environmental Health brochure available from the Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs for additional information Please review the Undergraduate Catalog for our program requirements For more information about the undergraduate program email the undergraduate advisor Stacy Dorsett at SE Dorsett wiu edu Back to Top About Us Mission Vision Faculty Staff Annual Reports Programs Emergency Management Public Health Health Services Management Social Work Health Sciences Master of Science Degree Scholarships Internships Practicum Internships Practicum Resources BSW Student Handbook Student Forms Faculty Forms Class Schedules Professional Affiliations Student Outcome Assessments Undergraduate Catalog Student Organizations IDEA Resource Clearinghouse News Events News

    Original URL path: http://www.wiu.edu/coehs/health_sciences/undergraduate_programs/chealth.php (2015-11-10)
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  • Health Services Management - Academics - Western Illinois University
    related to the chosen career path Health Sciences Management majors must complete a one semester capstone internship experience Possible Careers Hospitals Nursing Homes Allied Health Agencies Pharmaceutical Sales Community Health Agencies At A Glance Degree Available Bachelor of Science Minor Available Yes Graduate Degree Available No Campus Macomb Study Opportunities GradTac Honors Certificate Quick Links Health Sciences Department Brochure PDF Undergraduate Catalog Admissions Advising Back to Top Academic Assistance Advising Departmental Advising University Commencement Course Search Registration Distance Learning Outreach First Year Experience Graduate Studies Centennial Honors College Libraries Online Courses Study Abroad Summer Session Degrees Programs Undergraduate Programs Majors Minors Brochures Graduate Programs Pre Professional Prep Signature Programs Teacher Certification Doctorates Academic Units Centennial Honors College Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research Colleges Departments Schools Distance Learning Outreach Graduate Studies Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs International Studies Libraries Registrar Sponsored Projects University Advising Academic Services Vice President for Academic Affairs Calendars Academic Calendar Registrar Calendar Catalogs Undergraduate Catalog Graduate Catalog University Administration Provost Academic Vice President News Events News Releases Academic Calendar Events Calendar Libraries Ask a Librarian Get Help Branches Units Catalog Databases Services Campus Safety Office of Public Safety Emergency Alert System Timely Warnings Campus Crime

    Original URL path: http://www.wiu.edu/academics/majors/education_and_human_services/health-services-management.php (2015-11-10)
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  • Pre-Law in History - History - Western Illinois University
    or 411 Constitutional Law Poli Sci Supreme Court Philos 420 Philosophy of Law Sociology 355 Criminology English 383 Public and Persuasive Writing Any approved minor chosen in consultation with History s Undergraduate Advisor Possibilities include Honors Pre Law minor Interdisciplinary minor in Law and Society Public Administration minor Legal Studies minor A major GPA of at least 3 0 is required for graduation with this degree Those whose major GPA falls below 3 0 at the time of graduation will not have the Pre Law option designated on their transcript and will graduate with the general History B A Our Department s Undergraduate Advisor Ralph Heissinger is eager to answer any questions you may have about crafting a Pre Law History major that will prepare you to succeed on the LSAT and in law school Why do Pre Law in History According to Law School Admissions Council data on law school admissions made available by Chicago State University 79 percent of History majors applying to law schools were admitted compared to 73 percent of Political Science majors 67 percent of Sociology majors and 56 percent of Criminal Justice majors Another recent study published in the Journal of Economic Education Spring 2006 found that History majors scored an average of 155 of the LSAT compared to an overall average for all majors of 152 whereas criminology majors scored only 147 and Political Science majors scored 152 The web site of the Law School Admission Council which administers the Law School Admission Test LSAT has helpful information on Preparing for Law School for prospective law school students Western s Malpass Library contains more than one million catalogued volumes more than 3 000 current journal subscriptions and access to thousands of on line databases including WestLaw LexisNexis and the Congressional Serial Set WestLaw Campus Research contains all federal and state Court Reporters American Law Reports The Decennial Digest American Jurisprudence and more than 700 law review journals LexisNexis Academic contains all of the federal and state Court Reporters Shepard s Citations and more than 600 law review journals The U S Congressional Serial Set includes all congressional reports and other publications from 1817 to 1980 The Library also provides a wealth of legal references in print including the Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated U S Code Annotated Illinois Digest Northeast Reporter Illinois Legal Forms all of the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Information treatises and many other treatises on a variety of legal topics For more information see the Library s Guide to Legal Resources at WIU In addition the Library provides computer access to legal and historical resources worldwide including 800 other Illinois libraries with more than 22 million volumes Moreover the Library s Interlibrary Loan Program brings materials from across the state and nation to WIU students within a day or two Back to Top Prospective Students Undergraduate History Transfer Students Graduate History Program Studying History at WIU Careers for History Majors Our Facebook Page Academia edu Page Current WIU Students History

    Original URL path: http://www.wiu.edu/cas/history/pre-law.php (2015-11-10)
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