Catalog Supplement 2012-2013

Last updated July 20, 2012

Ashford University 400 North Bluff Blvd. Clinton, Iowa 52732 Toll-free: (800) 242-4153

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(Cross-listed as ESE 370. z-scores. Offered online. probability. and linear regression. interpreting. memory. the standard normal distribution. Prerequisite: PSY 101. t-tests. memory. and nonparametric tests. Major topics include descriptive statistics. ANOVA.edu for course descriptions not listed below. and recall as well as early brain development and its relationship to learning. Prerequisite: PSY 101.Course Descriptions (new or revised only) Please see the 2012-2013 Academic Catalog or www. and recall as well as early brain development and its relationship to learning.) Offered online. (Cross-listed as PSY 370. Topics include descriptive statistics. PSY 370 Learning & the Brain (3 Credits) Teaching and learning issues within a cognitive processes context are explored. correlation. Students examine methods for analyzing. inferential statistics. This course covers the study of emotion. ESE 370 Learning & the Brain (3 Credits) Teaching and learning issues within a cognitive processes context are explored. and health related settings. This course covers the study of emotion.) Offered online. and presenting data applicable to health care needs. 1 . HCS 445 Statistics for Health Sciences (3 Credits) This course provides a practical introduction to statistical methods used in a variety of health research.ashford. regression. Students perform statistical analyses of health data and interpret results.

students who have experienced mitigating circumstances and have been dismissed from the University for failure to meet satisfactory academic progress requirements and have been denied readmission after an appeal may submit another appeal to be readmitted after one or more years have elapsed since their last date of attendance appeal. Effective 7/20/12 Full Admission Status Requirements Note: Additional requirements for residents of Mississippi and Tennessee and for students seeking admission based on credentials earned outside of the United States are outlined separately. Published 7/6/12 Federal Aid Programs Federal Direct Loans The standard repayment plan begins six months after the student graduates or is no longer enrolled at least half-time. Published 7/20/12 Mathematical Competency (3 credits) • MAT 270 206 Linear Algebra (3 credits) Page 121 Correction. please refer to the page number associated with each entry. or post-active duty student. The student must submit an appeal letter as detailed in this policy and present compelling evidence that they have the ability to succeed in an academic program due to changed circumstances. please refer to Additional Admission Requirements for Residents of Mississippi and Tennessee. For the complete policy or statement reference. Page 85 Correction. Please refer to www. 2012 unless otherwise noted). Note: Entries may contain excerpts from policies.Errata The errata listed below apply to the 2012–2013 Ashford University Academic Catalog (effective date July 1. Effective 7/20/12 Admissions Policies and Procedures for Online Undergraduate Programs *** Requirements for residents of Mississippi and Tennessee are outlined separately. economic hardship. Page 69 Addition. Page 171 Addition. and up to 10 years may be allowed to repay the loan(s).gov for more information about current loan interest rates and how to apply for a Direct Loan. To allow time for receipt of this proof. Published 7/6/12 Appeal of Academic Dismissal The passage of time does not substantiate eligibility for readmission or appeal for readmission. Students whose proof of graduation from high school or equivalent is not 2 received within the time frame described previously will: [See current Catalog for full entry under this heading]. Page numbers are provided to reference where the original entry may be found.ed. Page 169 Addition. If you have questions related to changes listed. as noted. The following are circumstances under which a student may qualify for a deferment: currently enrolled in school on at least a half-time basis. military service. graduate fellowship. Students who meet eligibility requirements may request a deferment of their loan payment. and/or successful completion of college level credits since the last appeal was submitted. experience. students choosing the “financial aid” payment option will have their first disbursement of financial aid delayed until the later of eleven (11) calendar weeks post start date or the conclusion of the first six (6) attempted credits. Effective 7/20/12 Financial/Financial Aid Implications for Residents of Mississippi and Tennessee Financial aid may be certified but will not be disbursed until proof of graduation from high school or equivalent has been received by Ashford University.studentaid. rehabilitation training. Page 72 Addition. Entries below are provided to correct information presented in the original publication of the Catalog. however. unemployment. please contact your Student Advisor for assistance. .

See Financial/Financial Aid Implications for Residents of Mississippi and Tennessee under Loan Disbursement Information in the Financial Information section of this Catalog for more information concerning financial aid and payment requirements for Mississippi and Tennessee residents. and Prior Learning Credit Provisions and Limitations • Within the 75 credit nontraditional maximum. 3 . Effective 7/20/12 Additional Admission Requirements for Residents of Mississippi and Tennessee Mississippi and Tennessee residents must submit proof of graduation from high school in one of the following forms: • official high school transcript indicating graduation. is required prior to disbursement of any financial aid. Internet Explorer 8. a maximum of nine (9) nontraditional credits may be applied toward major requirements (including additional majors). Nontraditional Credit.0 or higher. as per Ashford University admission policy. but must submit official transcripts of the two-year program. Published 7/20/12 Bachelor of Arts Transfer Credit. Published 7/6/12 Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies Major Course Requirements ESE 370 Learning & the Brain (3 credits) Prerequisite: PSY 101 or equivalent Page 230 Correction.Page 171 Addition. Safari 3. Page 204 Correction. • notation on transcript from another college indicating graduation from high school for transfer students. Published 7/6/12 Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Studies Major Course Requirements ESE 370 Learning & the Brain (3 credits) Prerequisite: PSY 101 or equivalent Page 212 Correction. Proof of graduation.0 or higher. or • official documentation of earned GED. Page 181 Revision. are exempt from the requirement to provide proof of high school graduation. or Chrome. Transfer students who successfully completed a twoyear program that is acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited postsecondary institution.0 or higher. or equivalent. Published 7/6/12 Technology Requirements Competencies Web Browser: Firefox 3. Published 7/6/12 Bachelor of Arts in Instructional Design Major Course Requirements ESE 370 Learning & the Brain (3 credits) Prerequisite: PSY 101 or equivalent Page 265 Correction.

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