Undergraduate Catalog Addendum/Errata


2019-2020 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2019 through 31 May 2020

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Below are listed additions and corrections to the 2019-20 Undergraduate Studies Catalog since its publication on 01 June 2019. All corrections listed below have been made in the main online catalog sections to which they apply and will appear in the print version of those individual pages. They do not appear, however, in the PDF version of the full catalog.

This page was last updated on 12 July 2019.

Changes by Department/Program

  • Combined Degrees
  • Course Descriptions - EDUC - Education
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Art K-12
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Early Childhood/Elementary
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Elementary Education with a Content Specialization or Minor
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Elementary Education with Special Education
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Middle School
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary Biology
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary English
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary Mathematics
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Special Education with Elementary Content
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in World Languages
  • Key Dates from the Academic Calendar - International Campuses
  • Locations Offering Undergraduate Programs - International Campuses - Uzbekistan - Webster University Tashkent
  • School of Education
  • Sound Design (BFA)

Changes by Date

14 June 2019 

Combined Degrees

Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Elementary Education with a Content Specialization or Minor/Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary English/Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in World Languages/Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)

For each combined degree program listed above, the Practicum/Apprentice Teaching section should read as follows:

A 3000-level or higher practicum is required as a prerequisite to apprentice teaching. To enroll in a practicum, Students must apply by September 15 for a Spring placement and by February 15 for a Fall placement. Candidates must meet with the Coordinator of Field Placement prior to applying for practicum.

Apprentice teaching is a requirement for all initial certifications. Students must apply by September 15 for a Spring placement and by February 15 for a Fall placement.

Note: The application for practicum and apprentice teaching will not be accepted if the student has not been formally accepted to teacher certification status.

Apprentice Teaching placements will be made in the St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County School Districts along with private and independent schools. All students enrolled in apprentice teaching must participate in a mandatory seminar.

All undergraduate candidates for certification must complete either their practicum or apprentice teaching in a diverse setting.

Course Descriptions - EDUC - Education

The course description for EDUC 3000 should read as follows: 

This practicum is in an elementary setting for 135 hours in a classroom involving observations, lesson planning and teaching. A schedule of when the teacher candidate is in the classroom is established in conjunction with the cooperating teacher. To enroll in a practicum, students must make formal application to the Office of Apprentice Teaching and Field Experience. Practicum applications for Spring placements are due by September 15. Practicum applications for Fall are due by February 15. Five of nine assignments in Passport 2 must be completed before the start of practicum. Practicum placements will be made in the St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County School Districts along with private and independent schools. Prerequisites: Eligible for admissions to teacher certification and filing of appropriate form by the posted deadline.

The course description for EDUC 3001, EDUC 3002, EDUC 3003 and EDUC 3004 should read as follows: 

This practicum is in a middle school setting for 135 hours in a classroom involving observations, lesson planning and teaching. A schedule of when the teacher candidate is in the classroom is established in conjunction with the cooperating teacher. To enroll in practicum, students must make formal application to the Office of Apprentice Teaching and Field Experience. Practicum applications for Spring placements are due by September 15. Practicum applications for Fall are due by February 15. Five of nine assignments in Passport 2 must be completed before the start of practicum. Prerequisites: Eligible for admissions to teacher certification and filing of application one semester prior to placement by the posted deadline.

The course description for EDUC 3005, EDUC 3006, EDUC 3007 and EDUC 3008 should read as follows:

This practicum is in a high school setting for 135 hours in a classroom involving observations, lesson planning and teaching. A schedule of when the teacher candidate is in the classroom is established in conjunction with the cooperating teacher. To enroll in practicum, students must make formal application to the Office of Apprentice Teaching and Field Experience. Practicum applications for Spring placements are due by September 15. Practicum applications for Fall are due by February 15. Five of nine assignments in Passport 2 must be completed before the start of practicum. Prerequisites: Eligible for admissions to teacher certification and filing of application one semester prior to placement by the posted deadline.

The course description for EDUC 3009, EDUC 3010, EDUC 3011, EDUC 3012, EDUC 3013, EDUC 3014 and EDUC 3015 should read as follows:

This practicum is in a P-12 setting classroom involving observations, lesson planning and teaching. A schedule of when the teacher candidate is in the classroom is established in conjunction with the cooperating teacher. To enroll in practicum, students must make formal application to the Office of Apprentice Teaching and Field Experience. Practicum applications for Spring placements are due by September 15. Practicum applications for Fall are due by February 15. Five of nine assignments in Passport 2 must be completed before the start of practicum. Prerequisites: Eligible for admissions to teacher certification and filing of application one semester prior to placement by the posted deadline.

The course title for EDUC 3001 should read as follows:

EDUC 3001 Practicum: MDSC Language Arts (3)

Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Art K-12
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Early Childhood/Elementary
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Elementary Education with a Content Specialization or Minor
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Elementary Education with Special Education

Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Middle School
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary Biology
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary English
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary Mathematics
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary Social Science
Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Special Education with Elementary Content

Education (BA) with an Emphasis in World Languages

For each program listed above, the Practicum/Apprentice Teaching section should read as follows:

A 3000-level or higher practicum is required as a prerequisite to apprentice teaching. To enroll in a practicum, Students must apply by September 15 for a Spring placement and by February 15 for a Fall placement. Candidates must meet with the Coordinator of Field Placement prior to applying for practicum.

Apprentice teaching is a requirement for all initial certifications. Students must apply by September 15 for a Spring placement and by February 15 for a Fall placement.

Note: The application for practicum and apprentice teaching will not be accepted if the student has not been formally accepted to teacher certification status.

Apprentice Teaching placements will be made in the St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County School Districts along with private and independent schools. All students enrolled in apprentice teaching must participate in a mandatory seminar.

All undergraduate candidates for certification must complete either their practicum or apprentice teaching in a diverse setting.

School of Education

The Practicum section should read as follows:

A minimum of 3 credit hours of a 3000-level practica are required as a prerequisite to apprentice teaching. Practica are 45-135 hour experiences in P-12 classrooms involving observations, lesson planning and teaching. A schedule of when the teacher candidate is in the classroom is established in conjunction with the cooperating teacher. To enroll in practicum, candidates must apply by September 15 for a Spring placement and by February 15 for a Fall placement. Candidates must meet with the Coordinator of Field Placements prior to submitting practicum applications.

The first paragraph of the Apprentice Teaching section should read as follows:

Apprentice teaching is a requirement for all initial certifications. Apprentice teaching is a full-time experience in a P-12 classroom that spans at least 16 weeks. The teacher candidate observes the cooperating teacher and eventually assumes responsibility for planning and preparing lessons, teaching, grading student work and taking part in any other activities expected of a teacher in the school. Candidates must apply by September 15 for a Spring placement and by February 15 for a Fall placement. Passport 2 must be successfully completed before the start of Apprentice Teaching. The candidate must also pass the Missouri Content Assessment(s) for the specific certification area prior to the start of Apprentice Teaching.

Sound Design (BFA)

The Required Courses should read as follows:

  • CONS 1010, CONS 1020, CONS 2010, CONS 2020, CONS 3010, CONS 3020, CONS 4010, CONS 4020 (the Conservatory sequence or its equivalent) (72 hours)
  • DESN 1210 Design Concepts (3 hours)
  • AUDI 1110 Audio Technology Lecture (2 hours)
  • AUDI 1120 Audio Technology Lab (2 hours)
  • AUDI 1130 Audio Technology Practicum (2 hours)
  • AUDI 1121 Signals and Systems (3 hours)
  • AUDI Elective (3 hours)
  • MUSC 1005 Fundamentals of Music for Audio (3 hours)
  • SCIN 1410 Light, Sound and Electricity (3 hours)
  • THEA 2030 History of Theatre: Greeks to Elizabethan (3 hours)
  • THEA 2040 History of Theatre: Restoration to 1915 (3 hours)
  • THEA 2050 History of Theatre: 1915 to Present (3 hours)

12 July 2019

Key Dates from the Academic Calendar - International Campuses

Key dates for the Webster University Tashkent campus should read as follows:

Fall 2019

Fall 1 Session
Uzbekistan: August 26 - October 18

Fall Semester
Uzbekistan: August 26 - December 20

Fall 2 Session
Uzbekistan: October 28 - December 20

Spring 2020

Spring 1 Session
Uzbekistan
: January 13 - March 6

Spring Semester
Uzbekistan
: January 13 - May 8

Spring 2 Session
Uzbekistan
: March 16 - May 8

Locations Offering Undergraduate Programs - International Campuses - Uzbekistan - Webster University Tashkent

Webster University Tashkent has been added as an international campus location. Campus information is as follows:

Tashkent
Webster University Tashkent
13 Navoi Avenue
Tashkent 10011
Uzbekistan
Ph: +998 71 234 1178

Programs offered:

  • Business Administration (BS)
  • Economics (BA)
  • Media Communications (BA)