Catalog Supplement 2011-2012

Last updated August 5, 2011

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35-36 Addition On-Campus and Online Master’s and Doctoral Programs Textbooks and instructional materials (average per course) $200. University of the Rockies will withhold transcripts.edu/online/finaid for online delivery format. and grade reports until accounts are paid in full. degree verifications.00 1 .Tuition and Fees Update Tuition and fees are due in full for all students on or before the first week of each course. Please see the 2011-2012 Academic Catalog for a complete tuition and fee schedule or www.edu/campus/finaidinfo for on-campus delivery format or www. Pg.rockies.rockies.

Emphasis is on developing skills in interpreting statistical results presented in research articles. Prerequisites: ORG 7402. classroom and distributed learning. PSY 8170 Neurofeedback Assessment & Treatment (3 credits) This course introduces the student to converging trends that have influenced the development of applied biofeedback/ psychophysiology. Analysis of Variance. instructors will select representative examples from classes of instruments. Students review and apply the concepts of measurement (levels of measurement. Social Style Profile. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. The course is divided into three sections. CPI 260. and basic principles of statistics (descriptive statistics. The course focuses on how objective personality assessment is used to provide insights into readiness for leadership and management roles. Campbell Leadership Index. and Conflicts Dynamics Profile. and validity and reliability of instruments and measurement procedures). and electroencephalography will be examined. and learning as a strategic tool for organizations. Cross-listed and equivalent to ORG 7302 and ORG 7410. PSY 7402 Advanced Tests & Measurements 3 credits This course involves the advanced study of the theory and practice of psychological measurement. PSY 7415 Advanced Statistics 3 credits This course emphasizes inferential statistical concepts related to methods most appropriate to data and theories in psychology. Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode. with a focus on selecting data analysis techniques to appropriately address research questions and apply the concepts covered to various psychological problems and real life situations. and offers the student a decidedly hands-on opportunity for learning how to: 1) become a competent NF technician. 2 . the role of technology. Topics include hypothesis testing. Cross-listed and equivalent to ORG 7402. Cross-listed and equivalent to ORG 7415. and 2) gain familiarity with the clinical skills that comprise the basics of choosing NF protocols individually tailored for patients with a variety of medical and psychological maladies.rockies. nonparametric tests. Qualitative methods will be emphasized. Analysis of Covariance. as well as the key role that CNS arousal patterns play in the genesis and etiology of various brain-based disorders. and regression). Topics include established principles of instruction and learning methods. PSY 7101 Assessment Tools for Organizational Leadership (3 credits) This course involves the study of the theory and practice of objective personality assessment and its application to executive coaching and organizational leadership. univariate inferential statistics for comparisons of sample means. Equivalent to ORG 7300. with an emphasis on adult learning. and design a quantitative research proposal in an area of interest.) Crosslisted and equivalent with ORG 7101 and ORG/PSY 7100.edu for course descriptions not listed below. t-tests. and Multivariate Analysis of Variance. psychophysiology. Students will be required to complete a training on ethics in research. organizational leadership assessment and organizational development. PSY 7302 Advanced Research Methods 3 credits This course involves the advanced study of research design. experiential and didactic methodologies. Primary emphasis is on those published instruments and inventories commonly used in executive coaching. behavioral medicine. which cover social scientific inquiry and research design. correlation. and the quantitative and qualitative methods that can be used in addressing research questions. Prerequisite: ORG 7302 or ORG 7400. Workplace Big Five. The course explores historical and theoretical views of human learning throughout the lifecycle. and qualitative methodologies. probability. Research design issues are addressed. Major antecedents in classical and operant conditioning. as well as complete a qualitative research proposal in an area of interest. quantitative methodologies. as a basis for exploring the proper use of tests and measurements in psychological research. multiple correlation and regression. The focus is on a quantitative approach to the concepts and methods of statistical inference. variables. Campbell Organizational Survey. which may include dissertation related research. Students will explore published research based on psychometric instruments and other measurement methodologies. ORG 6508 Adult Learning Theory (3 credits) Human learning theory and systems are the focus of this course. Change Style Indicator. (All of the above will not necessarily be included in each session of the course. The primary focus of the course is on neurofeedback (NF). ORG 7400 or 7302.Course Descriptions (new or revised only) Please see the 2011-2012 Academic Catalog or www. but a foundation for quantitative methodological principles will be provided. which may include dissertation related research. including instruments such as: FIRO-B.

and Financial Aid University of the Rockies is committed to helping students understand and manage the financial aspects of obtaining their education.edu/online/finaid. Please visit www. If a student fails to respond to the notice from the Director of Student Affairs or designee within seven days. School of Organizational Leadership Practicum Prerequisites Students must have practicum site approval from the Dean of the School of Organizational Leadership and from the Faculty Practicum Supervisor before beginning the practicum. program recommendations and implementation.edu for more information regarding state grant information. is temporarily relocated. accreditation. or if sales tax laws change. administrative policies.rockies. Published 8/5/11 Tuition. coaching. Page numbers are provided to reference where the original entry may be found. however. Page 35 Addition. Page 59 Revision. University of the Rockies will make reasonable attempts to notify students promptly of any policy changes through communication methods deemed appropriate by the University administration.rockies. Each student has a University of the Rockies Faculty Practicum Supervisor as well as a Practicum Site Supervisor. The amount of sales tax charged to a student’s ledger card may change if any of the following occurs: a student moves from a current residence. Note: Entries may contain excerpts from policies. For cost of attendance information for on-campus programs. or licensure. Fees. For questions regarding tuition. students should contact the Campus Financial Aid Office. Students must have successfully completed 30 credits of the PhD or the PsyD curriculum or. procedures. Page 2 Addition. please refer to the page number associated with each entry. Notice is not required for a new policy to take effect. Published 7/29/11 Administrative Hearings Procedures c. for example. and payment options for programs in the Online Delivery Format. please visit www. please contact your Academic or Financial Services Advisor for assistance. Published 8/5/11 Sales Tax Disclaimer University of the Rockies is required to charge sales tax for tuition and/or fees in certain jurisdictions based on state reporting obligations and the taxability of services and digital goods in accordance with local law. A student may not avoid the impositions of sanctions by withdrawing with conduct charges pending. 2011). Page 17 Correction. Page 43 Revision. The hearing will still proceed. Students locate practicum sites based on their particular interests with the support of the Organizational Leadership faculty and Dean.Errata The errata listed below apply to the University of the Rockies Catalog 2011–2012 (effective date July 1. if the student has not completed 30 credits of coursework. fees.rockies.rockies. he or she must provide the Registrar’s Office (on-campus) or his or her Academic Advisor (online) with the Organizational Leadership 3 .edu/catalog. sanctions will be implemented. Changes may also be necessitated by federal. Published 8/5/11 Rights to Change Requirements The 2011-2012 University of the Rockies Academic Catalog presents the policies and procedures for graduate programs offered by the University. with permission of the instructor. as noted. the information will be posted at the following website address www. please visit www. If you have questions related to changes listed. For questions regarding tuition.php#Cost_of_Attendance. state or local law. In the event that the University plans to change a program such that it will impact a student’s graduation requirements. For the complete policy or statement reference. Changes may include but are not limited to curriculum. If appropriate. Sport and Performance Psychology Students obtain direct organizational experience during five courses of one or more organizational consulting opportunities. electronically-delivered services and digital goods are considered to be received at the student’s physical address.php#Cost_of_Attendance. students should contact their personal Financial Services Advisor. in special cases. and costs. and any finding of violation will result in a “WU” and other appropriate transcript notations. For sales tax purposes.edu/campus/finaidinfo. and payment options for On-Campus Delivery Format. evaluation. They also have the opportunity to work with a variety of leadership styles and organizational cultures as part of their practicum experience. the hearing will proceed as scheduled. students should contact their Financial Services Advisor or Financial Aid Office (campus). Entries below are provided to correct information presented in the original publication of the Catalog. assessments. Students have the opportunity to serve in a variety of roles including. and the Director of Student Affairs or designee will make a determination on the basis of the evidence available at the hearing. Page 36 Addition. other regulatory requirements. academic policies. Published 7/29/11 School of Organizational Leadership Practicum Includes PsyD. fees. The University reserves the right to make alterations to this Catalog and the policies and procedures therein as deemed necessary by the University. Published 7/8/11 State Grants State grants may be available for online students. 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Page 72 Revision. To be eligible to enroll in PSY 8966 Professional Psychology Practicum I. Page 113 Correction. Page 73. Both “W” and “WU” grades are attempted and will count negatively toward the successful completion rate when reviewing satisfactory academic progress. instructional systems design. Page 65 Revision. including 9 credits from the specialization courses. 2011. and an indication of satisfying the English language requirement. 2011 or for enrollment breaks following attendance in a course starting after July 1.00 4 . Students who have an outstanding incomplete grade at the time of SAP review may not be allowed to continue until the incomplete grade is successfully completed. After each evaluation.” which has no numerical value and therefore does not affect the student’s GPA calculation. Dismissed students should refer to the Appeal of Academic Dismissal policy in this section of this Catalog. Published 8/5/11 Breaks in Attendance Updated policies are effective for courses starting after July 1. Published 8/5/11 Academic Plan Students on an Academic Plan are reviewed against the progression requirements outlined in the Academic Plan at the conclusion of each term. Page 72 Addition. industrial and organizational psychology. I. Students in Pass/Fail courses will receive a “W” for drops after 67% of instructional time or 2/3 of the course has elapsed. students who do not meet all documentation requirements for full admission are withdrawn from the program at the conclusion of the first term. Sport and Performance Psychology students must have successfully completed a minimum of 30 credits. No grades are recorded or counted towards GPA for transfer credits. excluding grades of P. a grade of “WU” will be issued. Page 114 Revision. Published 8/5/11 Satisfactory Academic Progress Graduate students must meet the following minimum qualitative and quantitative requirements to make satisfactory academic progress: • Cumulative GPA in University of the Rockies coursework for all graduate students = 3. Dismissed students should refer to the Appeal of Academic Dismissal policy in this section of this Catalog. Published 8/5/11 Academic and Financial Aid Warning Dismissed students are not eligible to receive Title IV financial aid. will appear on the transcript. 115 Addition.Practicum Waiver prior to beginning a practicum.” A grade of “W. or W. Dismissed students are not eligible to receive Title IV financial aid. Published 8/5/11 Academic and Financial Aid Probation Dismissed students are not eligible to receive Title IV financial aid. organizational leadership. Students are evaluated against both qualitative and quantitative standards at the conclusion of every term of enrollment. Published 7/29/11 Provisional Admission Status Requirements Students are provisionally admitted to a PhD program when they submit a completed application indicating that they meet admission requirements outlined previously. Published 8/5/11 Satisfactory Academic Progress Review and Evaluation Satisfactory academic progress is reviewed at the conclusion of every term. PR. human resource development. 115 Addition. NP. or a related field. Page 73.00 • Cumulative GPA includes all graduate-level coursework attempted at University of the Rockies. an unofficial transcript showing the Bachelor’s degree awarded must be submitted along with the completed application. If a student chooses to drop or is administratively dropped from a course after 67% of instructional time or 2/3 of the course has elapsed. which has numerical value and will affect the student’s GPA calculation. In order to waive Introductory Course Requirements on the basis of a Bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in human performance technology. Page 73 Addition. students who do not meet SAP standards will be notified in writing. Students who are not meeting plan requirements at the conclusion of each term will be dismissed from the University. Only the latter grade is counted in the cumulative GPA when a course is repeated. Published 8/5/11 Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Non-standard Term Graduate Programs Graduate students must meet the following minimum qualitative and quantitative requirements to make satisfactory academic progress: • Cumulative GPA in University of the Rockies coursework for all graduate students = 3. unofficial transcripts from any schools where a graduate degree was conferred. Dismissed students should refer to the Appeal of Academic Dismissal policy in this section of this Catalog. However. Students who then enroll in courses are considered regular students in their degree program. Page 112-113 Addition. Published 7/8/11 Course Drop Students who drop or are administratively dropped after the first week of class and prior to 67% of instructional time or 2/3 of the course will receive a grade of “W.

NP. certified or exempt in the following states. Published 8/5/11 Satisfactory Academic Progress Review and Evaluation Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is reviewed at regular SAP increments. Students are evaluated against both qualitative and quantitative standards at the conclusion of a SAP increment. these costs are included within the Federal Financial Aid Cost of Attendance. Sport and Performance Psychology Specialization PSY 7272 Group Process & Group Leadership in Organizations* (3 credits) PSY 7101 Assessment Tools for Organizational Leadership* (3 credits) * This course may not be transferred in as it contains a weekend in-residence requirement in Colorado Springs (Friday midday to Sunday midday). Published 7/8/11 State Regulatory Information A copy of the documentation describing the institution’s licensure. excluding grades of P. Published 8/5/11 Doctor of Psychology. Students who are not meeting plan requirements at the time of review will be dismissed from the University. will obtain such additional approvals. Page 115 Addition. or W. Page 181 Addition. Pages 119-120 Correction. 5 . students who do not meet SAP standards will be notified in writing. authorized. I.’s Manager. Page 114 Addition. After each evaluation. Published 8/5/11 Academic Plan Students on an Academic Plan are reviewed against the progression requirements outlined in the Academic Plan. registration. Dates will be published in advance. PR. Students are encouraged to use the University procedures to informally or formally file complaints which are located in the Student Rights and Responsibilities section of this Catalog. Only the latter grade is counted in the cumulative GPA when a course is repeated. State Compliance for documentation. University of the Rockies will continue to monitor developments in state laws in each state in which it enrolls students and. Any student may contact his or her specific state agency directly to register a complaint. Dismissed students are not eligible to receive Title IV financial aid. registered. Travel and related expenses are the responsibility of the student. authorization or certification will be made available to any enrolled or prospective student upon request. Inc. Published 7/8/11 State Regulatory Information University of the Rockies is licensed. Dismissed students should refer to the Appeal of Academic Dismissal policy in this section of this Catalog. Please contact Bridgepoint Education. Page 184 Revision. if authorization or licensure is or becomes necessary. Students who have an outstanding incomplete grade at the time of SAP review may not be allowed to continue until the incomplete grade is successfully completed. However.• Cumulative GPA includes all graduate-level coursework attempted at University of the Rockies.

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