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Five Towns College Graduate Catalog 2010-2011

Five Towns College Graduate Catalog 2010-2011

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Five Towns College Graduate Catalog 2010-2011
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MISSION STATEMENT
Five Towns College orchestrates a lifelong pursuit of learning that fosters a commitment to ethical, intellectual,and social values. Dedicated to excellence in learning,teaching, and scholarship, the College celebrates the worldsof music, media, business, teaching, the performing arts,and the entertainment industry. By integrating rigorousacademic inquiry, research, and practical experience, theCollege prepares graduates to be articulate and imaginative participants in our democratic society.Five Towns College nourishes in its students a global perspective, through distinctive curricula that combinecontent expertise with a general education program.By bringing students and faculty together in a creativecommunity, the College facilitates an environment thatrespects both individuality and diversity, while challengingstudents to expand their unique talents to the fullest.
GOALS OF THE COLLEGE
•Tofosteralearningenvironmentthatencouragesindividual
and collaborative creativity and respects the differences of others.
•Todevelopinundergraduatestudentscollege-level procienciesingeneraleducation.•Todevelopinundergraduatestudentscontentexpertise
consistent with their career objectives.
•Tostrengthengraduatestudents'professional-level procienciesincontent-specicareas.•Topromotealifelongcommitmenttolearningand
 professional development through curricular andextracurricular offerings that nourish a community of artistsand scholars.
THE CAMPUS
 NestledintherollinghillsofLongIsland'sNorthShore,Five
Towns College offers students the opportunity to study in an
attractivesuburbanenvironment.TheCollege'sserene35-acre
campus, located in the wooded countryside of Dix Hills, in thetown of Huntington, New York, provides students with a park 
-
like refuge where they can achieve their academic goals.The campus consists of a number of interconnected structuresthat house the academic and other related facilities of theCollege. These include a performing arts center, UpbeatCafé, student center, library, classrooms, gymnasium, ad
-ministrativeofcesand
The John Lennon Center for Musicand Technology
. Residence Halls are located on campus inthe new Living/Learning Center. The campus also contains
anattractivecentralcourtyardandathleticelds.
General Information
Founded in 1972, Five Towns College is an independent,nonsectarian, coeducational institution of higher educationthat serves both residential and commuter student populations. It is committed to providing high qualityundergraduate and graduate programs at the Associate,Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral levels that lead to professional and liberal arts degrees.
ACCREDITATION
Five Towns College is accredited by the Commission on Higher 
EducationoftheMiddleStatesAssociationofCollegesandSchools,3624MarketStreet,Philadelphia,PA19104,215-662-5606.TheCommissiononHigherEducationisaninstitutionalaccreditingagencyrecognizedbytheU.S.SecretaryofEducation
and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.The Education Unit at Five Towns College is accredited bythe National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Educa
-tion(NCATE),2010MassachusettsAve.,NW,Suite500,Washington,DC20036;phone(202)466-7496.Thisac-
creditation covers initial teacher preparation programs andadvanced educator preparation programs.
TheCollegeischarteredbytheNewYorkStateBoardofRegents.ItscurriculaareregisteredbytheNewYorkStateEducationDepartment,89WashingtonAvenue-2WestMezzanine,Albany,NewYork12234(518)474-3862.
THE LONG ISLAND METROPOLITAN REGION
Five Towns College is situated within an easy commute to
theplaceswheretheworld'sgreatestmusiciansgatherand
 perform, as well as the varied cultural attractions that makethe Long Island Metropolitan Region a mecca of worldculture. The educational advantage of being in the artisticcapital of the world cannot be overemphasized. New York City, with everything from Lincoln Center toBroadway, is just a train ride away and provides studentswith some of the best cultural advantages in the world. Theopportunity to see, hear and directly experience the plethoraof creative activities that only New York City offers is one
thatcannotfailtomakeastudent'sfouryearsatFiveTowns
College much more than an opportunity for technical growth.It is truly a chance to expand every horizon and to matureintellectually, emotionally, and culturally.Closer to campus, the many communities of Long Island aboundwith cultural and recreational opportunities. The sandy shores
ofJonesBeachStateParkandtheFireIslandNationalSeashore
are world renowned for their white sandy beaches. Just off 
campusisLongIsland'sbustlingRoute110corridor,thehome
of numerous national and multinational corporations.
 
2College President and founders Stanle and Lorraine Cohen with actress Kitt CarlisleHart and legendar writers and lricists Bett Comden and Adolph Greenat a Friars Foundation Annual International Gala Dinner and Ball.Dr. Stanle Cohen, C Leslie and Clive Davis at recent commencementawarding an Honorar Doctor of Music Degree (Mus.D.) to Mr. Davis.

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