Susquehanna University Bulletin

General Catalog
for 2010-11

School of Arts, Humanities and Communications
School of Natural and Social Sciences
Sigmund Weis School of Business

The 153rd Academic Year

514 University Avenue

Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1164

Accreditation. Susquehanna is fully accredited by appropriate state and regional accrediting organizations, including the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the Pennsylvania State Department of Education, and the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. Education programs are approved by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. The Sigmund Weis School of Business is accredited by AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society. The accounting program is registered with the University of the State of New York; its graduates are eligible to sit for the New York State licensure examination in certified public accounting.

Susquehanna is also a member of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Associated New American Colleges and the Lutheran Educational Conference of North America.

Nondiscrimination Statement. In administering its affairs, the university shall not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Compliance inquiries may be directed to Lisa M. Scott, special assistant to the president for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1164, 570-372-4567; or to the director of the Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

Catalog Information. This catalog is not to be considered an offer to enter into a contract or a contractual agreement between the university and the student or between the professor and the student. While frequent changes are not probable, the administration reserves the right to make any changes it deems necessary and acknowledges that under certain circumstances special activities of the university or part of the university community might impinge upon the normal academic schedule. All students are responsible for adherence to the university's rules, regulations and procedures, whether published in this catalog, the Student Handbook, or other official media.

Key to Abbreviations

CC = Central Curriculum

GPA = grade point average

S = Satisfactory

SH = semester hours

U = Unsatisfactory