Prior Year Addendum

In order to retain prior year addenda information in a print version of the catalogue, the prior year information is recorded here annually.

2016-17 Undergraduate Catalogue Addendum 

MARCH 1, 2017

On February 27, 2017, the Faculty Senate approved the following grades:

AF – Administrative Failure due to a missing grade.  The AF grade is equivalent to the grade of F in the determination of grade-point averages and academic standing.  Effective Spring 2017.

ANP – Administrative No Pass due to a missing grade.  The ANP is the equivalent of No Pass.  It is not used in the grade-point calculation. Effective Spring 2017.

AUP – Administrative Unsatisfactory Progress.  The AUP is the equivalent of Unsatisfactory Progress.  It is not used in the grade-point calculation. Effective Spring 2017.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

ACADEMIC CALENDAR: The academic year 2016-17 final exam and reading day components of the academic calendar have been revised. The most current academic calendar can be found on the Registrar's website.

COMPUTER SCIENCE: In the Computer Science B.A. description found in this Catalogue, footnote 2, the current requirements incorrectly specify that (MATH019 and MATH020) is an acceptable substitute for (MATH021 and MATH022). This should rather be that (MATH019 and MATH023) is an acceptable substitute for (MATH021 and MATH022).

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES: 

As a result of changes from the Vermont Agency of Education, the following section has been updated:

Approved Alternatives to PRAXIS Core Academic Skills Test for Educators (PRAXIS Core)
As of July 1, 2016, CESS  will accept PRAXIS I, SAT, GRE, or ACT scores fas approved by the Vermont Agency of Education. If the student has one of the aforementioned test scores, the student may submit those scores to the CESS Student Services office for review in accordance with Vermont Agency of Education standards.


Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation programs and Graduate Teacher Preparation programs: Applicants will provide passing scores on PRAXIS Core (or approved alternatives) before being admitted to the program. Students who receive conditional acceptance must provide passing scores for PRAXIS Core before being eligible for a teaching internship placement.


On September 12, 2016 the Board of Trustees approved the inclusion of the Early Childhood Special Education and Early Childhood PreK-3 Programs in the Bachelor of Science in Education degree in the College of Education and Social Services, as approved and advanced by the Provost on August 12, 2016, and President on August 21, 2016.

JUNE 21, 2016

NEW PROGRAMS: The following programs were approved by the Board of Trustees on May 21, 2016 and will be available to students in Fall 2016:

Bachelor of Science in Food Systems in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; further information may be found on the Food Systems Major website.

Bachelor of Science in Economics in the Department of Economics; further information may be found on the Bachelor of Science in Economics website.

Minor in Writing in the Department of English; further information may be found on the Minor in Writing website.

Minor in Jewish Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences; further information may be found by contacting Professor Huck Gutman at Huck.Gutman@uvm.edu

2016-17 Graduate Catalogue Addendum

June 21, 2016

An Accelerated Master's Program has been approved for the Master of Science in Nursing.

The following programs were approved by the Board of Trustees on May 21, 2016 and will be available to students in Fall 2016:

Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science; further information may be found on the Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences website.

Certificate of Graduate Study in Epidemiology; further information may be found on the College of Medicine Graduate and Professional Programs website.

2015-16 Undergraduate Catalogue Addendum 

July 22, 2015

HLTH 051: Wilderness First Responder is a three credit course.

December 9, 2015

At its October 3, 2015 meeting, the Board of Trustees approved a minor in Sports Management in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.

2015-16 Graduate Catalogue Addendum

July 22, 2015

On May 16, 2015, the Board of Trustees approved a Ph.D. in Food Systems. For further information, visit the Food Systems Program website.

On May 16, 2015, the Board of Trustees approved an M.S. in Complex Systems and Data Science. For further information, visit the Complex Systems website.

2014-15 Undergraduate Catalogue Addendum

June 25, 2014

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The requirements for the Basic General Education Core of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration include one three-credit course in Global and Regional Studies.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

There is an error in the stated requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S.CS) in the 2014-2015 catalogue. The CS core reads: "Eighteen additional credits, including three at the 0XX-level (or above), three at the 1XX-level (or above), and twelve credits at the 2XX-level.” The 2014-2015 requirement should read as follows: "Eighteen additional credits, including three at the 0XX-level (or above), six at the 1XX-level (or above), and nine credits at the 2XX-level.” More information is available through the Department of Computer Science and the College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences Office of Student Services and on their respective websites.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

An additional provision has been added to the requirement for technical electives within the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program. At least three of the twelve required technical elective credits must be from the following subject areas: MATH, STAT, CHEM or PHYS. Please contact CEMS Student Services for additional information.

Pre-Engineering Technical Requirement

At its meeting on May 22, 2014, the faculty of the School of Engineering revised the Pre-Engineering Technical (PET) requirement that will be in place for the 2014-2015 academic year. The revised requirement provides students additional flexibility, and is available through the College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences Office of Student Services and on college website.

Writing and Information Literacy Requirement

Beginning with the entering first-year class in fall 2014 all undergraduates will complete a three-credit course addressing foundational writing and information literacy goals. In response to this university-wide requirement, colleges and schools may have updated their individual requirements after this catalogue was published. Please consult the appropriate Dean’s Office for the most current information on writing requirements.

2014-15 Graduate Catalogue Addendum

June 25, 2014

At its June 16, 2014 meeting, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees approved the Certificate of Graduate Study in Environmental Public Health. The requirements for this certificate may be found on the Graduate College website and will be included in the next published Graduate Catalogue. The program will be available to students in the spring 2015 semester.