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Discontinued Programs

Specified courses of study in the programs listed below have been discontinued for future enrollments. However, students currently enrolled in these programs will be supported as they complete their degrees. If you have questions, please contact your advisor.

Note: Effective fall 2012, ESM courses were relabeled as EM courses.

Business
Minor in Business (Discontinued Fall 2012)

Required

18 semester hours selected from courses listed. MATH 103U (or a liberal arts math class, including algebra) or higher should be taken before FIN 360U, MATH 265U or MGMT 342U. Students should not take both PSYC 327U and MGMT 341U. Students preparing for future graduate studies in business should review specific admission requirements for masters programs of interest.

  • ACCT 301U Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 302U Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 201U Microeconomics
  • ECON 202U Macroeconomics
  • FIN 360U Financial Management
  • LAW 300U Business Law
  • MATH 265U Applied Statistics
  • MGMT 341U Principles of Management
  • MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes
  • MKT 321U Marketing
  • PSYC 327U Organizational Psychology
Emergency Management
BSPS Major in Emergency Management (Discontinued Fall 2013)

Professional Core

9 semester hours

  • LDSP 368U Leadership in the Global Environment
  • HUM 300U Applied Ethics
  • MATH 300U Critical Thinking and Analysis

Required Core

9 semester hours

  • EM 312U Emergency Management Systems and Theory
  • EM 331U Homeland Security Policy and Programs
  • EM 495U Hazards and Threats for the Future

Focus Courses

12 semester hours selected from the following courses

  • EM 302U Emergency Planning
  • EM 306U Law and Ethics for the Emergency Services Manager
  • EM 307U Managing Emergency Operations
  • EM 308U Terrorism
  • EM 309U Social Dimensions of Disaster
  • EM 314U Defending Communities - Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness and Recovery
  • EM 317U Enterprise Risk Management
  • EM 318U Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • EM 354U Organization and Management of Public Agencies
  • EM 356U Public Budget and Finance
  • LAW 330U Terrorism Law
  • PBAD 338U Decision Making in Public Administration
Emergency Services Management
BAS in Emergency Services Management (Discontinued Fall 2012)

General Education: Communications Core

15 semester hours. ISYS 101U recommended for students without prior experience taking online courses. Students must: earn a grade of C or better in ENGL courses to receive credit toward graduation and take ENGL courses from the School of Continuing Studies.

  • ISYS 101U Using Campus Technologies
  • ENGL 201U Critical Writing and Research I
  • ENGL 202U Critical Writing and Research II
  • ESM 303U Research Practicum
  • ESM 319U Writing for Decisions
  • ISYS 203U Collaborative Technologies

General Education: Areas of Study

18 semester hours. Students must take at least one 3-credit course from each area: 1) History; 2) Literature; 3) Symbolic Reasoning; 4) Natural Science; 5) Social Sciences; 6) Arts.

General Distribution

57 semester hours selected from across the curriculum. No more than 29 semester hours of business courses may count toward the General Distribution requirement. Students must select one 18-hour minor, which will be completed in this area. Select a minor from the list of Emergency Services Management Minors: Emergency Management; Business Continuity; or Homeland Defense.

Core Courses

18 semester hours

  • ESM 300U Integrated Emergency Services in the Community
  • PBAD 338U Decision Making in Public Administration
  • ECON 381U Public Budget and Finance
  • ESM 350U Externship
  • ESM 354U Management and Organization of Public Agencies
  • ESM 355U Management by Fact

Focus Courses

9 semester hours selected from across the Emergency Services Management curriculum

Capstone Course

3 semester hours

  • ESM 495U Hazards and Threats for the Future
Minor in Business Continuity (Discontinued Fall 2012)

Required

18 semester hours. Select only 1 course from ESM 307U, ESM 313U and ESM 316U.

  • ESM 305U Disasters, Characteristics and Physical Impacts
  • ESM 307U Managing Emergency Operations
  • ESM 316U Information Technology Disaster Recovery
  • ESM 310U Business Continuity Planning
  • ESM 315U Business Community Program Management
  • ESM 317U Risk, Hazard and Impact Analysis
  • PBRL 331U Introduction to Public Relations

Minor in Homeland Defense (Discontinued Fall 2012)

Required

18 semester hours

  • ESM 302U Emergency Planning
  • ESM 307U Managing Emergency Operations
  • ESM 308U Terrorism
  • ESM 318U Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • ESM 331U Homeland Defense Policy and Programs
  • LAW 330U Terrorism Law
Human Resource Management
BAS Major in Human Resource Management (Discontinued Fall 2012)

General Education: Communications Core

12 semester hours. Students must: 1) earn a grade of C or better in ENGL courses to receive credit toward graduation; 2) take all ENGL courses from the School of Continuing Studies; 3) take all three ENGL courses in sequence (ENGL 201U and ENGL 202U may be taken concurrently).

  • ENGL 201U Critical Writing and Research I
  • ENGL 202U Critical Writing and Research II
  • ENGL 203U Research Process
  • ISYS 203U Collaborative Technologies

General Education: Areas of Study

18 semester hours. Students must take at least one 3-credit course from each area: 1) History; 2) Literature; 3) Symbolic Reasoning; 4) Natural Science; 5) Social Sciences; 6) Arts.

General Distribution

60 semester hours selected from across the curriculum. No more than 29 semester hours of business courses may count toward the General Distribution requirement. Minor(s) may be drawn from this area.

Core Courses

15 semester hours

  • ECON 377U Principles of Economics
  • HRM 343U Human Resource Management
  • LAW 322U Employment Law and Policy
  • MATH 307U Quantitative Methods in Social Science
  • MGMT 341U Principles of Management

Focus Courses

12 semester hours, at least 9 hours from 400-level courses.

  • HRM 345U Human Resource Development
  • HRM 388U Internship
  • MKT 321U Marketing
  • PSYC 327U Organizational Psychology
  • HRM 454U Compensation and Benefits
  • HRM 452U Quality Management
  • HRM 460U HR in an IT World
  • HRM 467U International Human Resource Management
  • HRM 496U Directed Research
  • HRM 498U Selected Topics

Capstone Course

3 semester hours

  • HRM 499U Senior Seminar in HRM
Information Systems & IT Management
BAS Major in Information Systems (Discontinued Fall 2012)

General Education: Communications Core

12 semester hours. Students must: 1) earn a grade of C or better in ENGL courses to receive credit toward graduation; 2) take all ENGL courses from the School of Continuing Studies; 3) take all three ENGL courses in sequence (ENGL 201U and ENGL 202U may be taken concurrently). Students may substitute a 300-level ISYS elective for ISYS 203U.

  • ENGL 201U Critical Writing and Research I
  • ENGL 202U Critical Writing and Research II
  • ENGL 203U Research Process
  • ISYS 203U Collaborative Technologies

General Education: Areas of Study

18 semester hours. Students must take at least one 3-credit course from each area: 1) History; 2) Literature; 3) Symbolic Reasoning; 4) Natural Science; 5) Social Sciences; 6) Arts. Symbolic Reasoning requirement should be MATH 103U, calculus or pre-calculus.

General Distribution

60 semester hours selected from across the curriculum. No more than 29 semester hours of business courses may count toward the General Distribution requirement. Minor(s) may be drawn from this area.

Major: Core Courses

17 semester hours. Select 1 course from ISYS 301U, 302U, 307U (students transferring telecomm and LAN classes choose ISYS 307U). Select either ISYS 450U or ISYS 490U. All Information Systems majors are expected to be proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access before taking 300-level ISYS courses.

  • MATH 265U Applied Statistics
  • ISYS 301U Global Telecommunications Tech and Policy
  • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
  • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
  • ISYS 307U IT Evaluation and Selection
  • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
  • ISYS 450U Project Management
  • ISYS 490U Managing IT

Major: Focus Courses

13 semester hours selected from the courses listed. Students considering graduate school in business or information technology should check entrance requirements for several programs when making selections.

  • ISYS 301U Global Telecommunications Tech and Policy
  • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
  • ISYS 303U IT Security
  • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
  • ISYS 307U IT Evaluation and Selection
  • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
  • ISYS 351U Web Design and Development
  • ISYS 353U Advanced Tools for Web Design and Development
  • ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
  • ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
  • ISYS 398U Selected Topics
  • ISYS 450U Project Management
  • ISYS 490U Managing IT
  • ESM 316U Information Technology Disaster Recovery
  • LAW 325U CyberLaw
  • MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes
BAS Major in IT Management (Discontinued Fall 2012)

General Education: Communications Core

12 semester hours. Students must: 1) earn a grade of C or better in ENGL courses to receive credit toward graduation; 2) take all ENGL courses from the School of Continuing Studies; 3) take all three ENGL courses in sequence (ENGL 201U and ENGL 202U may be taken concurrently). Students may substitute a 300-level ISYS elective for ISYS 203U.

  • ENGL 201U Critical Writing and Research I
  • ENGL 202U Critical Writing and Research II
  • ENGL 203U Research Process
  • ISYS 203U Collaborative Technologies

General Education: Areas of Study

18 semester hours. Students must take at least one 3-credit course from each area: 1) History; 2) Literature; 3) Symbolic Reasoning; 4) Natural Science; 5) Social Sciences; 6) Arts. Symbolic Reasoning requirement should be calculus or pre-calculus.

General Distribution

60 semester hours selected from across the curriculum. No more than 29 semester hours of business courses may count toward the General Distribution requirement. IT Management majors must complete a minimum of 18 hours in the Business minor.

Major: Core Courses

17 semester hours. Select 1 course from ISYS 301U, 302U, 307U (students transferring telecomm and LAN classes choose ISYS 307U). Select either ISYS 450U or ISYS 490U. All IT Management majors are expected to be proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access before taking 300-level ISYS courses.

  • MATH 265U Applied Statistics
  • ISYS 301U Global Telecommunications Tech and Policy
  • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
  • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
  • ISYS 307U IT Evaluation and Selection
  • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
  • ISYS 450U Project Management
  • ISYS 490U Managing IT

Major: Focus Courses

13 semester hours from the courses listed. Students considering graduate school in business or information technology should check entrance requirements for several programs when making selections.

  • ISYS 301U Global Telecommunications Tech and Policy
  • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
  • ISYS 303U IT Security
  • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
  • ISYS 307U IT Evaluation and Selection
  • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
  • ISYS 351U Web Design and Development
  • ISYS 353U Advanced Tools for Web Design and Development
  • ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
  • ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
  • ISYS 398U Selected Topics
  • ISYS 450U Project Management
  • ISYS 490U Managing IT
  • ESM 316U Information Technology Disaster Recovery
  • LAW 325U CyberLaw
  • MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes
Minor in Law and Technology (Discontinued Fall 2012)

Required

18 semester hours or greater from the courses listed.

  • ISYS 301U Global Telecommunications Tech and Policy
  • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
  • ISYS 303U IT Security
  • ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
  • LAW 300U Business Law
  • LAW 325U CyberLaw
  • LAW 326U Intellectual Property
Leadership Studies
Certificate in Applied Studies in Leadership Studies (Discontinued Fall 2012)

Required

21 semester hours. LDSP 200U must be completed before or while enrolled in other certificate classes.

  • LDSP 200U Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • LDSP 278U Communication in Leadership
  • LDSP 302U Leadership and Ethical Action and the Law
  • LDSP 348U Leadership, Conflict Management and Group Dynamics
  • LDSP 358U Historical Perspective of Leadership
  • LDSP 368U Leadership in the Global Environment
  • LDSP 478U Strategic Thinking for Leaders
Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Concentrations (Discontinued Summer 2018)

Concentration in American Studies

18 semester hours. To be earned with the BALA major in Liberal Arts. At least 12 semester hours must be at the 300U level.

  • ANTH 301U North American Indians
  • ART 313U American Art: Colonial to 1890
  • ART 314U American Art: 1890 to Present
  • ART 347U The Age of Jefferson
  • ENGL 331U Twentieth-Century American Literature
  • ENGL 332U The American Short Story
  • ENGL 340U Black Women Writers
  • ENGL 347U Edgar Allan Poe
  • HIST 300U Women and the American Experience
  • HIST 305U Richmond Across the Centuries
  • HIST 308U Social and Cultural History of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Women
  • HIST 310U An Age of Giants
  • HIST 312U Great Issues in American History
  • HIST 315U Great Disasters and Their Impact in the History of the U.S.: 1861 to the Present
  • HIST 316U The New South
  • HIST 317U The Old South
  • HIST 320U Virginia History
  • HIST 322U Moments in Time II: History of the Americas
  • HIST 323U Westward Ho!
  • HIST 327U Belles, Steel Magnolias and Good Ol’ Gals
  • HIST 329U Americans on the Move
  • HIST 347U The Age of Jefferson
  • LA 302U The Judicial System
  • LAW 303U Constitutional Law
  • LAW 304U First Amendment Law
  • PHIL 302U Thinking About the Paranormal
  • PHIL 303U Beyond Death
  • PLSC 205U Introduction to American Government
  • PLSC 207U Virginia Government and Politics
  • PLSC 302U Modern Conservative Political Theory
  • SOC 309U Social Problems
  • SOC 310U Criminology
  • SOC 316U Race and Ethnicity in America
  • SOC 320U Alternative Lifestyles and Contemporary Families

Concentration in Art

18 semester hours. To be earned with the BALA major in Liberal Arts. At least 12 semester hours must be at the 300U level.

  • ART 208U Techniques and Aesthetics of Photography
  • ART 209U Photography as Art
  • ART 212U Art Appreciation
  • ART 225U History of French Art and Architecture
  • ART 300U Color Photography
  • ART 301U Introduction to Photoshop
  • ART 302U Advanced Photoshop for Photographers
  • ART 313U American Art: Colonial to 1890
  • ART 314U American Art: 1890 to Present
  • ART 315U Art of the Renaissance
  • ART 317U Nineteenth-Century Art
  • ART 324U Impressionism, Post Impressionism
  • ART 328U Women in the Arts
  • ART 345U Philanthropy in the Arts
  • ART 347U The Age of Jefferson
  • ART 360U Victorian England: Whistler, Ruskin and the Nature of Truth
  • ART 398U Selected Topics

Concentration in History

18 semester hours. To be earned with the BALA major in Liberal Arts. At least 12 semester hours must be at the 300U level.

  • HIST 300U Women and the American Experience
  • HIST 301U Women in European Civilization
  • HIST 305U Richmond Across the Centuries
  • HIST 308U Social and Cultural History of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Women
  • HIST 310U An Age of Giants
  • HIST 312U Great Issues in American History
  • HIST 315U Great Disasters and Their Impact in the History of the U.S.: 1861 to the Present
  • HIST 316U The New South
  • HIST 317U The Old South
  • HIST 320U Virginia History
  • HIST 321U Moments in Time I: World History
  • HIST 322U Moments in Time II: History of the Americas
  • HIST 323U Westward Ho!
  • HIST 324U Women and the American West
  • HIST 327U Belles, Steel Magnolias and Good Ol’ Gals
  • HIST 328U Southern Women's Civil War
  • HIST 329U Americans on the Move
  • HIST 337U Tudor England
  • HIST 338U Stuart England
  • HIST 347U The Age of Jefferson
  • HIST 360U Victorian England: Whistler, Ruskin and the Nature of Truth
  • HIST 398U Selected Topics

Concentration in Literature

18 semester hours. To be earned with the BALA major in Liberal Arts. At least 12 semester hours must be at the 300U level.

  • ENGL 222U Short Fiction
  • ENGL 229U The Modern Novel
  • ENGL 325U All the World’s A Stage
  • ENGL 326U Shakespeare and Film I
  • ENGL 327U Shakespeare and Film II
  • ENGL 331U Twentieth-Century American Literature
  • ENGL 332U The American Short Story
  • ENGL 336U Selected Works of Tennessee Williams
  • ENGL 337U Southern Drama
  • ENGL 338U Biblical Themes in Literature
  • ENGL 340U Black Women Writers
  • ENGL 342U The Family in Fiction
  • ENGL 344U Major Themes in Literature
  • ENGL 345U Gothic Literature
  • ENGL 347U Edgar Allan Poe
  • ENGL 348U The Legend of King Arthur
  • ENGL 349U Tracking Contemporary Trickster
  • ENGL 354U The Global Short Story
  • ENGL 360U Women of the Bible
  • ENGL 368U Creative Writing: Fiction
  • ENGL 369U Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENGL 398U Selected Topics

Concentration in Psychology

18 semester hours. To be earned with the BALA major in Liberal Arts. At least 12 semester hours must be at the 300U level.

  • PSYC 101U Introductory Psychology
  • PSYC 190U Child Psychology
  • PSYC 222U Motivation and Emotion
  • PSYC 230U Psychology of Women
  • PSYC 302U Psychology of Terrorism
  • PSYC 303U Psychology of Gender
  • PSYC 304U Psychology of Relationships
  • PSYC 305U Stress and Its Management
  • PSYC 313U Social Psychology
  • PSYC 327U Organizational Psychology
  • PSYC 337U Psychological Development Across the Life Cycle
  • PSYC 338U Forensic Psychology
  • PSYC 339U Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 398U Selected Topics
  • SOC 305U Deviance
  • SOC 309U Social Problems
  • HUM 301U Intimate Relationships

Concentration in Sociology

18 semester hours. To be earned with the BALA major in Liberal Arts. At least 12 semester hours must be at the 300U level.

  • SOC 101U Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 305U Deviance
  • SOC 309U Social Problems
  • SOC 310U Criminology
  • SOC 316U Race and Ethnicity in America
  • SOC 320U Alternative Lifestyles and Contemporary Families
  • SOC 324U Sociology of Law
  • SOC 328U Social Gerontology
  • SOC 342U Dying, Death and Grief
  • SOC 398U Selected Topics

Concentration in Speech Communications

18 semester hours. To be earned with the BALA major in Liberal Arts. At least 12 semester hours must be at the 300U level.

  • SPCH 101U Principles of Speech Communication
  • SPCH 105U Interpersonal Communication
  • SPCH 206U Group Communication
  • SPCH 222U Business and Professional Speech
  • SPCH 328U Gendered Relationships - An Overview
  • SPCH 340U Cross-Cultural Communications
  • SPCH 398U Selected Topics
  • SPCH 399U Independent Study

Concentration in Women’s Studies

18 semester hours. To be earned with the BALA major in Liberal Arts. At least 12 semester hours must be at the 300U level.

  • ART 328U Women in the Arts
  • ENGL 340U Black Women Writers
  • ENGL 360U Women of the Bible
  • HIST 300U Women and the American Experience
  • HIST 301U Women in European Civilization
  • HIST 308U Social and Cultural History of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Women
  • HIST 324U Women and the American West
  • HIST 327U Belles, Steel Magnolias and Good Ol’ Gals
  • HIST 328U Southern Women’s Civil War
  • HUM 398U Selected Topics
  • PSYC 230U Psychology of Women
  • PSYC 304U Psychology of Relationships
Paralegal Studies
BAS Major in Paralegal Studies (Discontinued Fall 2012)

General Education: Communications Core

12 semester hours. Students must: 1) earn a grade of C or better in ENGL courses to receive credit toward graduation; 2) take all ENGL courses from the School of Continuing Studies; 3) take all three ENGL courses in sequence (ENGL 201U and ENGL 202U may be taken concurrently).

  • ENGL 201U Critical Writing and Research I
  • ENGL 202U Critical Writing and Research II
  • ENGL 203U Research Process
  • ISYS 203U Collaborative Technologies

General Education: Areas of Study

18 semester hours. Students must take at least one 3-credit course from each area: 1) History; 2) Literature; 3) Symbolic Reasoning; 4) Natural Science; 5) Social Sciences; 6) Arts.

General Distribution

60 semester hours selected from across the curriculum. No more than 29 semester hours of business courses may count toward the General Distribution requirement. Minor(s) may be drawn from this area.

Core Courses

21 semester hours. LA 301U, LA 302U, LA 303U & LA 304U are required. Select 3 additional courses from LA 306U, LA 310U, LA 316U, LA 319U & LAW 303U.

  • LA 301U Introduction to Paralegal Studies
  • LA 302U The Judicial System
  • LA 303U Legal Research
  • LA 304U Legal Writing
  • LA 306U Litigation
  • LA 310U Real Estate
  • LA 316U Contract Law
  • LA 319U Paralegal Ethics
  • LAW 303U Constitutional Law

Focus Courses

9 semester hours from the courses listed

  • LA 307U Corporate Law
  • LA 308U Estate Planning
  • LA 309U Administration of Decedents' Estates
  • LA 312U Family Law
  • LA 313U Evidence
  • LA 314U Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights
  • LA 315U Torts
  • LA 320U Environmental Law
  • LA 321U Criminal Law
  • LA 398U Selected Topics
  • LAW 300U Business Law
  • LAW 303U Constitutional Law
  • LAW 304U First Amendment Law
  • LAW 305U Consumer Law
  • LAW 321U Land Use Law
  • LAW 322U Employment Law and Policy
  • LAW 325U CyberLaw
  • LAW 326U Intellectual Property
  • LAW 330U Terrorism Law
  • LAW 398U Selected Topics

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