Addenda for 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Student Conduct Code

The Washburn University Student Conduct Code is available online at and in the Student Life Office, Morgan Hall Room 240 D.

School of Business--Modification of page 301
Certificate Offered


Kansas Insurance Certificate



Stoffer Science Hall, Room 312

(785) 670-2270

Professor Stephen Angel, Chair

Professor Sam Leung

Professor Shaun Schmidt

Assistant Professor Seid Adem

Assistant Professor Holly O’Neill  

Emeritus Professor Janice Barton

Emeritus Professor Sheldon Cohen


CH 345, CH 360, CH 380, CH 381 (Fall - Odd Year);

CH 202, CH 347, CH 382, CH 385  (Spring - Even Year);

CH 320, CH 321, CH 383 (Fall - Even Year);

 CH 203, CH 346, CH 352, CH 353, CH 362 CH386 (Spring - Odd Year);

Psychology:  Addition of Faculty member

Jericho Hockett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2013. A. A., Seward Community College, 2003; B.A., Kansas State University, 2007; M.S., ibid, 2009; Ph.D., ibid, 2013.

Modification of Page 52:  Intensive English Program Accreditation:

The Intensive English Program at Washburn University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period April 2016 through April 2021 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400,

Modification Of Pages 63-64: Military Science: ARMY ROTC, ARMY ROTC Course Offerings and General Information AIR FORCE ROTC.  The remaining information on pages 64 through 66 including 4-year program, General Military , Air Force Course Offerings, and Aerospace Studies Courses remain the same as stated in the catalog. 


Lieutenant Colonel Davis McElwain , Professor of Military Science, Battalion Commander, (785) 864-1105,

Captain Mike Hayes, Assistant Professor of Military Science, Academic Advisor (785) 864-1113,

SFC David Miller, Assistant Professor of Military Science, (785) 274-1618,



Under an agreement between Washburn University, the University of Kansas, and the U.S. Army, students may participate in Army ROTC classes taught at Washburn by KU faculty.  First and second year courses are taught at Washburn; third and fourth years and all labs are at The University of Kansas.  Army ROTC classes may be taken by any Washburn student.  For those that contract into the program, the culmination of the ROTC program is a commission as an officer in either the active army or in the Army Reserve or National Guard. 


For those that choose to seek a commission while participating in ROTC, students pursue an academic degree in any academic major of their choice.  ROTC classes are divided into basic and advanced courses.  All necessary ROTC books and equipment are provided to the student free of charge. 


For those interested in scholarship opportunities, Army ROTC awards four-year, three-year, and two-year scholarships on a competitive basis.  For detailed scholarship information contact Joe Midgley, Operations Officer, Admissions & Scholarship, (785) 864-1113,   




ARMY Leadership Laboratory. 0 Hours

Required of all Army Cadets.  A study of Army customs and courtesies, drill and ceremony, career opportunities in the Army, and the life and work of a junior Army officer.  Cadets develop leadership potential through practical supervised training.  Course must be taken in conjunction with Army 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 401 and 402.  Course not approved for credit in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

ARMY 101 Introduction to Military Science I (1)

Required introductory course for the Army military science program. Course is comprised of one hour of lecture and one hour of laboratory per week. Introduces the military science program as an element of the reserve forces and includes an examination of major legislation, the Army organization structure, and military leadership techniques.  One hour lecture and one hour lab (ARMY 101 L) per week. 

ARMY 102 Introduction to Military Science II (1)

Course comprised of one hour of lecture and one hour of leadership laboratory per week. A general study and appreciation of the American military system from colonial times to the present. The course identifies factors present in the American society and national policy in each particular historical period which influenced the development of American military systems. The relationship between the military establishment and the larger American society is examined in each historical period.  One hour lecture and one hour lab (ARMY 102 L) per week.  Prerequisite:  ARMY101 or department approval.

ARMY 201 Basic Military Science I (1)

Course comprised of one hour of lecture and one hour of laboratory per week. Analyzes the principles of war and military leadership at small unit level, and introduces principles of military writing.  One hour lecture and one hour lab (ARMY 201 L) per week.   Prerequisite:  ARMY102 or department approval.

ARMY 202 Basic Military Science II (1)

Course is comprised of one hour of lecture and one hour of leadership laboratory per week. Curriculum consists of the fundamentals of topographic map reading and their application in a field environment. Includes instruction in various types of maps, marginal information, topographic symbols and colors, scale, distance, direction and use of the magnetic compass. One hour lecture and one hour lab (ARMY 202 L) per week.  Prerequisite:  ARMY201 or department approval.

ARMY 301 Theory and Dynamics of Tactical Operations I (3)

Course is comprised of three hours of lecture and two hours of leadership laboratory per week. A comprehensive study of conventional tactical operations. Emphasizes the fundamentals of land warfare and the qualities necessary to conduct fluid, non-linear operations. Introduces the student to the tenets of Air-Land Battle, the underlying structure of modern warfare, the dynamics of combat power, and the application of classical principles of war to a contemporary battlefield.  Three hour lecture and one hour lab (ARMY 301 L) per week.  Prerequisite: ARMY 202 or department approval.

ARMY 302 Theory and Dynamics of Tactical Operations II  (3) 

Course is comprised of three hours of lecture and two hours of leadership laboratory per week. Expands on the application of conventional tactical operations in the low, medium, and high intensity conflict spectrum. Examines the three-dimensional nature of modern warfare and the unified battlefield  Three  hour lecture and one hour lab (ARMY 302 L) per week.  Prerequisite: ARMY 301 or department approval.

ARMY 303 Military Conditioning (1)

Introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of developing physical fitness programs for all Army personnel from the commander or supervisor’s perspective. Provides an overview of total fitness, defines physical fitness, outlines the phases of fitness, discusses various types of fitness programs, and presents evaluation criteria.

ARMY 401 Concepts of Military Management (3)

Course is comprised of three hours of lecture and two hours of leadership laboratory per week. An introduction to the military management system with special attention to the functions, organizations, and operations of military training, logistics and administration. The use of standardized staff formats in the development of plans and orders is emphasized from the standpoint of the leader with limited resources. Extensive use of standard staff procedures is emphasized in problem solving scenarios. Three  hour lecture and one hour lab (ARMY 401 L) per week.  Prerequisite: ARMY 302 or department approval .

ARMY 402 The Military Profession (3)

Course is comprised of three hours of lecture and two hours of leadership laboratory per week. A seminar on the military profession as an object of social inquiry. Focus is on the internal structure of the profession, current problems, and interaction with the larger American society. Seminar topics include but are not limited to the following: a historical perspective on the military profession; civil-military relations; social and political impact of military activities; military justice; professionalism versus careerism. Three  hour lecture and one hour lab (ARMY 402 L) per week.  Prerequisite: ARMY 401 or department approval.

ARMY 450 Military Analysis (1)

 A study of present and future military operations; emphasis placed on analysis of problem. The student will defend his/her analysis through written and oral presentations. Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson.

AIR Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

AFROTC Detachment 280

1520 Summerfield Hall Dr., Room 109

Lawrence, KS 66045-7605

(785) 864-4676

Cross Town Agreements:  Students from Washburn University, Baker University, Benedictine College, Donnelly College, Haskell Indian Nations University, Johnson County Community College, Mid-Nazarene University, Ottawa University , and the University of St. Mary currently attend the University of Kansas for AFROTC classes enrolled as non-degree seeking students under various “cross-town” agreements.

General Information:  The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program provides qualified, energetic, and dedicated men and women for service as second lieutenants in the United States Air Force. To accomplish this, the Air Force, with approval of KU, has established a curriculum that allows commissioning in one (based on needs of the AF each year) to five (approved high tech majors)-year programs.

Modification of Page 78:

DSST Exams Removed from the listing: 

                Substance Abuse—HS 312

                Here’s to Your Health—HS 131

 Modification of Page 253:  School of Applied Studies/Radiation Therapy

Washburn University Assessment – Program Student Learning Outcomes

 Upon completion of the program students will be able to:

PSLO #1: Pass national certification exam on 1st attempt within 6 months of graduation.

PSLO #2: Demonstrate clinical competency by interpreting pertinent data to accurately delivery radiation therapy treatment.

PSLO #3: Demonstrate clinical competency by accurately positioning patients for treatment delivery.

PSLO #4: Demonstrate effective written communication skills.

PSLO #5: Demonstrate critical thinking skills by evaluating images to ensure proper patient alignment.

PSLO #6: Demonstrate professional standards and behavior.



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