Dec 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 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 2021):

Criminal Justice (B.S.C.J.)

  • This new degree replaces the BSPA with a Concentration in Criminal Justice. The degree has been reimagined to address the emerging racial relations across the country, and prepare people to work in various CJ fields with the inclusion of a required internship. See Criminal Justice (B.S.C.J.)  for additional details.

Early Childhood Education (B.S.Ed.)

  • The early childhood education degree programs were revised to better meet student needs.  The Birth-Age 5 (non-licensure) program was modified so that EDU 46500 is no longer required and EDU 47000 Practicum: Preschool was changed from 3 to 6 credits.  The Preschool - Grade 3 program (licensure) was altered to remove the requirement of EDU 46500 and to increase the credits for EDU 42600 Student Teaching: Early Childhood from 3 to 6. See Early Childhood (B.S.Ed.) - Birth To Age 5 (Non-Licensure)  and Early Childhood (B.S.Ed.) - Preschool To Grade 3 (Licensure)  for additional details.

English (B.A.)

  • Two new concentrations, Language Arts and Teaching English as a New Language (TENL) were created to help students pursuing the double-degree in English and Secondary Education. A collaboration between the Dept. of English and Linguistics and the School of Education, these Concentrations build on existing expertise of the English & Linguistics faculty while allowing students to concentrate on content that will enhance their knowledge and skills in secondary classrooms.  See English Language Arts Concentration  and English Teaching English as a New Language Concentration  for additional details.

Hospitality Management

Marketing Major (B.S.B.)

  • The major in marketing was revised so that BUS 40500 and BUS 41500 are required.  The electives have been reduced to six (6) credits so that the major requirement remains at 21 credits.  See Marketing (B.S.B.)  for additional details.

Spanish for the Professions

  • This minor prepares students for a diverse workplace by teaching them about using the Spanish language in professional contexts where language and culture knowledge can enhance and improve an employer’s meeting of their mission. See Spanish for the Professions Minor  for additional details.

Web Design with Elective Studies in Informational Technology (B.F.A.)

  • This interdisciplinary concentration combines computer science with the arts. Designed to fill the ever-growing gap of careers that need an artist who is trained in computer science, this program promotes learning in both areas and leads to multifaceted art graduates ready to work in a world where coding is not just a bonus skill, but essential for successful creative expression.




New for Fall 2021:

College of Liberal Arts

College of Science

School of Education

Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administration

The Department of Public Policy has been renamed the Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administration.

Department of Teacher Education 



College of Liberal Arts

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