May 26, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalog 
    
2011-2012 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office of the Provost


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The following institutional initiatives are a function of the Office of the Provost.

Honors Program

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The honors program at University of the Sciences offers exceptional students the opportunity for specialized, intensive learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom.  The program is open to students in all majors, though not everyone can be accepted into this small, highly motivated group of students.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Roy R. Robson
Interim Director, Honors Programs
E-mail: honors@usciences.edu

Education Abroad

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Study Abroad

USciences and New York University’s (NYU) Study Abroad Program have an articulation agreement that enables eligible USciences students to study at NYU campuses in Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America for a semester. Courses are treated as USciences courses, and both credits and grades appear on the student’s USciences transcript.

Short-Term Education Abroad Programs

Each year various academic departments organize Short-Term Education Abroad Programs. Travel Study Courses allow students to earn USciences credits in an accelerated format abroad. Study Tour Courses combine a traditional on campus course with a short period of travel (generally less than two weeks) and are designed to provide students with firsthand experience of the subject they are studying. Although the list of courses changes each year, in recent years students have traveled to China, England, France, Japan, Poland, Puerto Rico, and the American Southwest.

For more information, contact:

Education Abroad Office
Whitecar Hall, Suite 2100
E-mail: studyabroad@usciences.edu

Exchange Program with University of the Arts

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USciences and University of the Arts (UArts) have an exchange agreement that allows USciences students to take a variety of courses at UArts. The list of available courses changes each semester. Courses are treated as USciences courses, and both credits and grades appear on the student’s USciences transcript. Students do not pay additional tuition unless they take private lessons.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Kevin Murphy
Chair, Department of Humanities
E-mail: k.murphy@usciences.edu

Service Learning

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Service Learning is a credit-bearing service activity educational experience in which students participate that meets identified community needs and reflect on the service activity to gain further understanding of the course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Ruth Schemm
Director, Service Learning
E-mail: r.schemm@usciences.edu

Academic Computing

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The Department of Academic Technology supports all technical aspects of teaching and learning across the University, including state-of-the-art classroom technology and e-learning (online and distance education) using the University’s learning management system, including 24/7 live support over chat or phone.

Form information, contact:

Dr. Rodney Murray
Executive Director, Academic Technology
E-mail: r.murray@usciences.ed