About the Catalog

This is an archived copy of the 2015-2016 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.ewu.edu.

Guide to Organization of This Catalog

The catalog is organized into sections starting with general information about the university, an outline of academic programs and an outline of the organization of the university, academic policies and admission information for undergraduate and graduate study. The main body of the catalog lists in alphabetical order the programs of study offered by Eastern. The back section contains information on student services, faculty and administration, key state and federal policies and an index. A map of the campus, a general telephone listing and a two-year academic calendar are inside the back cover. The guide below explains what to look for in the central course and program listing section. We welcome any suggestions or comments on the content and usability of this catalog.

How to Read the Course Descriptions

Subject/Course Prefix Code: these letters indicate the subject area of the course.

Cross-listed: some courses will be listed between disciplines.

Note: details special instructions such as grade mode or repeatability.

Prerequisites: the courses that must be completed and any conditions that must be met prior to enrollment are indicated as prerequisites preceding the course description.

General Education Core Requirements or University Graduation Requirements: some courses are designated to meet GECR or UGR for undergraduate programs.

Course Number

Course Title: The official title of the course is listed beside the prefix and number. The course title may appear differently in other publications.

Credits: the numbers or words between parentheses indicate the credit awarded upon successful completion of the course.

When combinations of courses are listed in sequence, the first number in the parenthesis refers to the first course in the sequence. Example: BIOL 232, BIOL 233, BIOL 234.

Course Description: a brief description of the course follows the prerequisite listing indicating the most significant topics to be covered in the course.

EWU courses are numbered according to the following guidelines.

Lower Division

  • 100–199 primarily for freshmen; may not be taken for graduate-level credit
  • 200–299 primarily for sophomores; may not be taken for graduate-level credit

Upper Division

  • 300–399 primarily for juniors and seniors; may be used for graduate-level credit only with permission of the vice provost for Academic Planning, Graduate Programs, Grants and Institutional Research
  • 400–499 primarily for seniors; graduate students may count a limited number of credits from graded courses, only with program approval

Graduate Level

  • 500–599 graduate level; senior undergraduates may enroll only with permission of both the department chair and vice provost for Academic Planning, Graduate Programs, Grants and Institutional Research
  • 600–699 graduate level only
  • 700–799 doctoral level only

All Levels

Course numbers ending in 95 through 99 indicate special courses, with the particular subject matter varying from quarter to quarter.
All departments may offer these types of courses, but not all may be listed in this catalog. Check with the individual program for the availability of special courses.

  • 95–internships
  • 96–experimental courses
  • 97–workshops, short courses, conferences, seminars (Only one workshop course of up to 3 credits may be used to fulfill graduate degree requirements.)
  • 98–seminars
  • 99–independent and directed study

Colleges—Departments

Arts, Letters & Education—Dean Roy Sonnema

Departments

  • Art
  • Education
  • English
  • Modern Languages, Literatures and Philosophy
  • Music
  • Physical Education, Health and Recreation
  • Theatre and Film

Business and Public Administration—Dean Martine Duchatelet

Departments

  • Accounting and Information Systems and Business Analytics
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Planning and Public Administration

Health Science & Public Health—Dean Laureen O’Hanlon

Departments

  • Communication Disorders
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Services Administration
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Public Health

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics—Dean Judd A. Case

Departments

  • Biology
  • Chemistry,Biochemistry and Physics
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Science
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Engineering and Design
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work—Dean Vickie Shields

Departments

  • Communication Studies
  • Geography and Anthropology
  • History
  • Military Science
  • Political Science and International Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology and Justice Studies

Departments—Subject Codes

Department/Program Subject Code(s)
Addiction StudiesADST
Africana Education ProgramAAST
Aging StudiesAGST
American Indian StudiesIDST
AnthropologyANTH
ArtART
BiologyBIOL
Business AdministrationACCT, BADM, BUED, CTED, DSCI, FINC, HUMR, IBUS, MGMT, MISC, MKTG, OPSM
Chemistry and BiochemistryCHEM
Chicano EducationCHST
Children's StudiesCDST
Communication DisordersALS, COMD
Communication StudiesCMST
Computer ScienceCPLA, CSCD
Criminal JusticeCRIM
Dental HygieneDNHY
DentistryRIDE
DesignDESN
Disability StudiesDSST
EconomicsECON
EducationCOIN, EDUC
Engineering & DesignEENG, MENG, METC, TECH
EnglishCRWR, ENGL, TCOM
English Language InstituteELIC, ELIN
English as a Second LanguageESLG
Environmental ScienceENVS
FilmFILM
Food and Nurition DieteticsFNDT
GeographyGEOG
GeologyGEOL
Health Services AdministrationHSAD
HistoryHIST
HonorsHONS
HumanitiesHUMN
Integrative StudiesITGS
Interdisciplinary StudiesITDS
International AffairsINST
JournalismJRNM
MathematicsMATH, MTED, MTHD
Military ScienceMLSC
Modern Languages and LiteraturesCHIN, FREN, GERM, GNML, JAPN, SPAN
MusicMUSC, MUSE
Natural ScienceNTSC
NursingNURS
Occupational TherapyOCTH
PlanningPLAN
Political Science and International StudiesPOLI
PhilosophyPHIL
Physical Education, Health and RecreationATTR, EXSC, HLED, PHED, RCLS
Physical TherapyPHTH
PhysicsPHTH
PsychologyPSYC
Public AdministrationPADM
Public HealthPUBH
Race and Cultural StudiesRCST
Social and Behavioral SciencesCSBS
Social StudiesSOST
Social WorkSOWK
SociologySOCI
Special EducationSPED
TheatreTHTR
Women's and Gender StudiesWMST

General Telephone Numbers—359.6200

Cheney

  • Academic Advising (Undergraduate) 359.2345
  • Academic Success Center 359.2487
  • Addiction Studies Program 359.6265
  • Admissions (Undergraduate) 359.2397
  • Africana Studies 359.2205
  • Alumni Advancement  359.4550
  • American Indian Studies Program 359.2441
  • Anthropology 359.2433
  • Art 359.2494
  • Associated Students 359.2514
  • Athletics 359.2463
  • Baldy’s 359.2309
  • Biology 359.2339
  • Bookstore Cheney 359.2542
  • Business/Public Administration Cheney 359.4245
  • Campus Hairstyling 359.7840
  • Campus Security (Univ. Police) 359.6300
  • Career Services 359.6365
  • Chemistry/Biochemistry 359.2447
  • Chicano Education Program 359.2404
  • College Instruction Program 359.7021
  • Communication Studies 359.2313
  • Computer Lab PUB 359.6650
  • Computer Science 359.6260
  • Counseling Center 359.2366
  • Criminal Justice 359.2335
  • Dean of Students 359.2292
  • Disability Studies (Academic) 359.4584
  • Disability Support Services 359.6871
  • Easterner 359.6270
  • Economics 359.2281
  • Education 359.2232
  • EWU Extended Campus 359.7380
  • Engineering & Design 359.2436
  • English 359.2401
  • English as a Second Language 359.6124
  • English Language Institute  359.2482
  • Entrepreneurial Activity (Center for) 358.2254
  • Extended Education & Running Start  359.6155
  • Film 359.6390
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships  359.2314
  • firstSTEP 359.6843
  • Focus 359.2514
  • Geography 359.2433
  • Geology 359.2286
  • Global Initiatives 359.2331
  • Graduate Programs Office 359.6297
  • Health, Wellness and Prevention 359.4279
  • History 359.2337
  • Honors Program 359.2822
  • Housing/Residential Life  359.2451
  • Humanities 359.2401
  • Inland Northwest Center for Writers 359.4956
  • Internship Office 359.4637
  • Interdisciplinary Studies 359.2402
  • International Field Study 359.6256
  • Intramural Sports 359.7877
  • Journalism 359.2401
  • Learning Commons 359.4574
  • Library-Cheney 359.6263
  • Lost and Found (University Police) 359.6300
  • Mathematics 359.6225
  • McNair Scholars 359.2471
  • Military Science 359.2386
  • Modern Languages and Literatures 359.2481
  • Music 359.2241
  • Natural Science 359.6512
  • New Student Programs 359.6843
  • Orientation 359.6843
  • Outdoor Program Office (EPIC) 359.7920
  • Parking 359.6448
  • Philosophy 359.7064
  • Physical Education, Health and Recreation 359.2341
  • Physics 359.2334
  • Police  359.6300
  • Political Science & International Studies 359.2362
  • President 359.2371
  • Psychology 359.2827
  • PUB (Pence Union Building) 359.7921
  • Records and Registration 359.2321
  • Residential Life 359.2451
  • ROTC  359.2386
  • Social Work and Human Services 359.2283
  • Sociology 359.2335
  • Sports and Recreation Center 359.2206
  • Student Activities 359.7919
  • Student Affairs 359.6015
  • Student Employment 359.2525
  • Student Financial Services 359.6372
  • Student Health 359.4279
  • Study Abroad 359.6641
  • Tawanka Business Office 359.6184
  • Theatre 359.2459
  • Transcripts 359.4871
  • Undergraduate Studies Office 359.6203
  • University Recreation Center 359.4026
  • Veterans Resource Center 359.7040
  • Women’s Studies Center 359.2847

EWU Spokane—Student Services located at the EWU Center 828.1394

  • Accounting 828.1220
  • Business/Public Administration Riverpoint 828.1260
  • Communication Disorders 828.1376
  • Computer Lab Riverpoint 828.1261
  • Dental Hygiene 828.1285
  • Health Services Administration 828.1218
  • Management 828.1220
  • Library-Riverpoint 828.1340
  • Occupational Therapy 828.1344
  • Physical Therapy 828.1354
  • Planning 828.1218
  • Public Administration 828.1218