2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 07, 2022  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Arts and Sciences


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Administration

Location: Bond Academic Center, Deans’ Suite
Telephone: (619) 849-2412
Fax: (619) 849-7018
Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences: Kathryn G. McConnell, Ph.D.
E-mail: kathymcconnell@pointloma.edu
Administrative Assistant: Stephanie Lehman

General Information

The College of Arts and Sciences is at the very heart of liberal arts education at Point Loma Nazarene University. Programs in the arts and sciences are offered through eight academic departments and the School of Theology and Christian Ministry. Course offerings in the arts and sciences are  designed to help students explore a wide range of ideas. The college’s highly qualified faculty members are professionally active and committed to engaging students in the learning experience. By emphasizing the university’s mission to engage and challenge minds, to form and model character, and to see service as an expression of faith, the faculty challenge students to become life-long learners, to value the process of personal and intellectual development, and to give their lives in meaningful service to others.

Credential and Internship Programs

California Commission of Teacher Credentialing in single-subject arts and science content areas, Christian Ministries Internship, Institute for Holy Land Studies (a division of Jerusalem University College).

Centers

Point Loma Nazarene University maintains centers within the organization of the College of Arts and Sciences, including:

  • The Center for Pastoral Leadership
  • The Margaret Stevenson Center for Women’s Studies

Accreditations and Affiliations

Point Loma Nazarene University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Academic Organization

The College of Arts and Sciences, under the direction of the dean of the college, functions with the supervision of academic departments, schools, and centers. The following is a list of chairs, directors, and deans in the college.

Departments and Schools

Department of Art and Design – Karen J. Sangren, chair
Department of Biology – Dawne M. Page, chair
Department of Chemistry – Kenneth A. Martin, chair
Department of History and Political Science – William A. Wood, chair
Department of Literature, Journalism, and Modern Languages – Carol A. Blessing, chair
Department of Mathematical, Information, and Computer Sciences – Maria R. Zack, chair
Department of Music – Paul S. Kenyon, chair
Department of Physics and Engineering – Kendall E. Mallory, chair
School of Theology and Christian Ministry – Robert W. Smith, dean

Centers

Center for Pastoral Leadership – Norman V. Shoemaker, director
The Margaret Stevenson Center for Women’s Studies - Linda M. Beail, director

Curricula

Students should refer to the information in this Graduate Catalog for a complete listing of program characteristics, degree requirements, and course descriptions offered by academic areas within the College of Arts and Sciences.

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Biology

Go to information for Department of Biology.

Programs

Masters

School of Theology and Christian Ministry

Go to information for School of Theology and Christian Ministry.

Programs

Masters

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