Mar 09, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

What’s New?


Listed below are academic changes that have been made after the 2020-2021 PFW University catalog was published.

Please see your advisor if you have any questions.


Programs (New for Fall 2020):

M.S. Speech-Language Pathology Program

  • As of July 2020, the M.S. program in speech-language pathology at Purdue University Fort Wayne is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Candidacy is a “pre-accreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.

Certificate in Music Performance (undergraduate)

  • This program provides students with additional training and experience, after the completion of a bachelor’s degree,  to deepent and enrich their music performance skills as both soloists and members of musical ensembles.  It also deepends and enriches the ability to communicate musical ideas through written and oral communication.
  • See Music Performance Certificate Program Description for additional details.

New Major Options for Double Degrees in Secondary Education with Economics, Psychology, or Sociology:

New Minor options for Double Degree Majors in Secondary Education with History, Economics, Psychology, or Sociology:

  • Students pursuing a double degree (BSED and BA) in Secondary Education with History, Economics, Psychology, or Sociology may now choose their minor n any of the following programs, provided the minor is different than the major: Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, Exceptional Needs-Mild Intervention, French, German, History, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, or Spanish. 

Revision to Human Services Minor:

  • Students pursuing a minor in Human Services will still complete 15 credits.  However, now each student will select a specialized track that meets their educational and professional goals.  See the Human Service minor page for more information.
  • Human Services Minor  

Revision to Information Technology Minor:

  • Students pursuing a minor in Information Technology will continue to complete 18 credits.  However, two courses have been changes to remain responsive to industry’s needs.
  • Information Technology Minor  

 


Policies:


College/School:

New for Fall 2021:

Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administration

The Department of Public Policy will be renamed the Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administration.


Courses:

MUSC 10900 - Rudiments of Music I:  Fundamentals of notation, ear training, music reading

Grade of B or better required to admission into MUS 11300 and MUS 11500 - Cr. 2 - 4

 

ECE 40601 - Senior Engineering Design II - Effective Term Fall 2021

ECE 40602 - Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar - Effective Term Fall 2021

 

Articulation Agreements:

Art and Design

A new articulation agreement between Ivy Tech Community College (ITCC, statewide) and PFW goes into effect on January 1, 2021.  This agreement is between the ITCC Associate of Science in Visual Communication and the PFW Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design.  See program and curriculum requirements (e.g., 2-Year Plan) on the Art and Design program description page.

Art and Design (B.A.) Articulation with Ivy Tech, Requirements & 2-Yr Plan  

Money and Banking

A new TSAP pathway goes into effect on January 1, 2021.  This pathway allows a student with an Associate of Science in Business Adminstration to complete the Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in Money and Banking.  See the TSAP page for program and curriculum requirements.

TSAP in Money and Banking (B.S.B.)  

Biology Teaching

A new, and special, TSAP pathway goes into effect on January 1, 2021.  This pathway allows a student with an Associate of Science in Secondary Education - Biology  to complete dual degrees in Biology and Secondary Education.  See the TSAP page and the Special TSAP Programs section for program and curriculum requirements.

TSAP in Biology Teaching (Dual Degree)  

Chemistry Teaching

A new, and special, TSAP pathway goes into effect on January 1, 2021.  This pathway allows a student with an Associate of Science in Secondary Education - Chemistry to complete dual degrees in Chemistry and Secondary Education.  See the TSAP page and the Special TSAP Programs section for program and curriculum requirements.

TSAP in Chemistry Teaching (Dual Degree)  

Mathematics Teaching

A new, and special, TSAP pathway goes into effect on January 1, 2021.  This pathway allows a student with an Associate of Science in Secondary Education - Mathematics to complete dual degrees in Mathematics and Secondary Education.  See the TSAP page and the Special TSAP Programs section for program and curriculum requirements.

TSAP in Mathematics Teaching (Dual Degree)  

Information Technology TSAP

The program has evolved to maintain current with industry needs, so please see the TSAP page for more information about what is now required.

TSAP in Information Technology (B.S.)