Collection Development Scope Notes 11/07

Notes:

  • For current FTES and FTEF for each department, see http://www.sonoma.edu/aa/ir/apdb/
  • For current liaisons, see http://library.sonoma.edu/about/contactus.php
  • The University is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC); individual departments may have additional accreditation through outside organizations.
  • Closed-caption videos should be purchased whenever possible.

American Multicultural Studies

  • Program Level: B.A. in American Multicultural Studies, CLAD certification, minor in American Ethnic Studies
  • Areas of current interest: interdisciplinary study of diversity and multiculturalism, with a primary focus on ethnic and racial minority groups in the United States, including African American, Asian American, Filipino, Jewish; historical, sociological, artistic, and ideological aspects of American ethnicity and how it interplays with culture, gender, and class. Includes literature, culture and art.
  • Not: Chicano & Latino Studies and Native American Studies are separate, but complementary programs.
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: US
  • Languages: English (possibly Hebrew?)
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Anthropology

  • Program Level: B.A. and Minor in Anthropology, B.A. in Human Development, M.A. in Cultural Resources Management, Teacher credential preparation
  • Areas of current interest: applied anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, cultural resources management, linguistics (including sign language), medical anthropology, forensic anthropology, biological anthropology, human evolution and development.
  • Not: specific languages
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: all, primarily Americas, Africa, South Pacific
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Area Studies

  • Program Level: interdisciplinary fund designed to augment the general collection; Minor in Latin American Studies
  • Areas of current interest: general studies of countries or regions that might not fit into a particular fund area but are important for a general undergraduate collection.
  • Not: None
  • Time periods: Primarily current
  • Geographic areas: All
  • Languages: English, other languages as needed
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Art

  • Program Level: B.A. in Art History, B.A. in Art with Studio Concentration, Career Minor in Arts Management
  • Areas of current interest: art history, film history, Islamic art, contemporary works; studio art, including painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics, multimedia, digital, and emerging media.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: all
  • Languages: English, with other languages as needed.
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Biology

  • Program Level: B.A., B.S. and minor in Biology; M.S. in Biology, Teaching Credential Preparation
  • Areas of current interest: bacteriology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, conservation biology, general biology, botany, ecology, evolution, genetics, marine biology, microbiology, molecular and cell biology, morphology, natural history, natural resources management, ocean sciences, paleobiology, physiology, population biology, relevant lab equipment guides, taxonomy [limited], virology, zoology
  • Not: highly technical or applied aspects of the above, generally; agriculture, animal behavior, animal husbandry, astrobiology, biophysics, neuroscience, parasitology, zoo and reserve mgmt.
  • Time periods: current, not historical
  • Geographic areas: primarily U.S.; Western U.S. for field guides
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, electronic, occasional video
  • Accrediting body: none

Business

  • Program Level: B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Financial Management , Management (with tracks in General Management , Human Resource Management , International Business, and Small Business Management), Marketing, and Wine Business Strategies; M.B.A.
  • Areas of current interest: Entrepreneurship/small business research, accounting, tax accounting, marketing, strategic management , human resources management , international business, business law, consumer behavior, finance, investing/financial planning, leadership, organizational behavior
  • Special Areas: Wine industry research (California and global)
  • Not: None
  • Time periods: mostly current
  • Geographic areas: U.S. and global, emphasis on U.S.
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: AACSB

California Cultural Studies

  • Program Level: Interdisciplinary B.A. program managed through ITDS.
  • Areas of current interest: California history, arts, culture, literature, music, and the environment.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: California
  • Languages: English, and others as appropriate.
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Chemistry

  • Program Level: B.A., B.S and minor in Chemistry, BS in biochemistry, Teacher Credential Preparation.
    Areas of current interest: biochemistry, chemical analysis and synthesis, chemistry education, inorganic chemistry, metabolic biochemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, structural biochemistry, relevant lab equipment guides, environmental chemistry and toxicology
  • Not: colloids and surface chemistry, computational chemistry, industrial chemistry, materials science, polymers, metallurgy, theoretical chemistry
  • Time periods: current, not historical
  • Geographic areas: N/A
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, electronic, video
  • Accrediting body: American Chemical Society

Chicano & Latino Studies

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in Chicano & Latino Studies, integrated teacher credential and waiver programs.
  • Areas of current interest: historical, political, social, educational, economic, and cultural issues affecting Chicano (primarily) and Latino communities in the U.S. within a cultural studies framework; sociolinguistics, bilingual education, literature, film,
  • Not: usually not music, theatre, dance, art.
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: U.S., Mexico
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Communication Studies

  • Program Level: B.A. in Communication Studies
  • Areas of current interest: Mass media, technology and media, media ethics, media criticism, production design, media and society, advertising, media law.
  • Not: extensive purchasing of technical manuals for production software; some ok.
  • Time periods: primarily current; some theory & history
  • Geographic areas: primarily US
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Computer Science

  • Program Level:BS inand minor in Computer Science
  • Areas of current interest: programming, fundamentals of computer organization, data structures, algorithm design, security, graphics, networking & Internet
  • Not: handbook or manual without lasting value, but the CS department does have an emphasis onhands-on experience.
  • Time periods: primarily current
  • Geographic areas: no boundary
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Counseling

  • Program Level: M.A. Community Counseling: Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) licensure, M.A. School Counseling: Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPSC)
  • Areas of current interest: interpersonal skill training and field experience; individual and group counseling theory, assessment and practice; individual counseling styles; adults, children, adolescents, families.
  • Not: psychology, psychiatry
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: U.S.
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post secondary Accreditation (COPA); , the School Counseling program is also accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies

  • Program Level: undergraduate Major and minor
  • Areas of current interest: criminology, sociology of crime, justice studies, law enforcement, forensics, gender, juveniles, juries, psychological aspects, punishments and corrections, public policy, civil liberties, media portrayal of crime;"changing nature and content of law, the shifting public expectations of criminal and civil justice agencies, the implications of diversity along the lines of race, gender and class, and the reactions of agencies to social perceptions and political pressures." [department web page 11/07]
  • Not: legal materials, police academy materials, foreign legal systems
  • Time periods: current, not historical
  • Geographic areas: primarily US
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Curriculum Studies and Secondary Education

  • Program Level: Credential Programs, M.A.
  • Areas of current interest: multicultural education, bilingual education, educational technology, curriculum development and assessment, beginning teachers, content areas, middle school and high school.
  • Not: Textbooks
  • Time periods: primarily current; some historical and/or theoretical materials
  • Geographic areas: U.S. schools primarily
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish for bilingual teaching materials
  • Formats: print, electronic, video
  • Accrediting body: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or mandated such as that conducted by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)

Economics

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in Economics, with concentrations in Business Economics, Quantitative and Econometric Methods in Economics, International Economics; Teaching Credential Preparation Program.
  • Areas of current interest: Macroeconomics, microeconomics, international economics, including international development, econometrics, urban economics, public economics, labor economics, managerial economics, ecological economics, race and gender economics, city and regional planning
  • Special Areas: Wine Business Economics
  • Not: None
  • Time periods: All, but emphasis on current
  • Geographic areas: All
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Educational Leadership & Special Education

  • Program Level: Credential Programs, M.A. in Education, Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through CANDEL program (Capital Area North Joint Doctorate in Educational Leadership) with University of California, Davis.
  • Areas of current interest: administration, leadership, special education, inclusive education, multicultural education, and assessment.
  • Not: Textbooks
  • Time periods: primarily current; some historical and/or theoretical materials
  • Geographic areas: U.S. schools primarily
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish for bilingual teaching materials
  • Formats: print, electronic, video
  • Accrediting body: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or mandated such as that conducted by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)

English

  • Program Level: B.A. and M.A. in English, with concentrations in Creative Writing, Literature, or Secondary Teaching preparation; minors in English and Linguistics
  • Areas of current interest: American, English, African and other world literature, poetry, drama, published in English but representing all cultures and ethnicities; criticism, textual analysis, linguistics, rhetoric,, theory, modernism; creative writing; highly selective popular fiction.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: all
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Engineering Science

  • Program Level: BS & MS in Engineering
  • Areas of current interest: analog and digital electronics, circuits, electromagnetic fields, microprocessors, photonics components and devices, communications techniques (wireless, wireline and optical fiber media), local and wide area networking, broadband access technology, embedded systems, digital data compression, and software engineering
  • Not: handbook or Manual without lasting value
  • Time periods: primarily current
  • Geographic areas: no boundary
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Environmental Studies & Planning

  • Program Level: B.A. in Environmental Studies (study plans include Conservation & Restoration, Environmental Education, Environmental Technology, and Planning Concentration); BS in Environmental Studies (study plan is Environmental Technology); Minor in Environmental Studies and Planning; Elementary Teacher Credential Subject Matter Preparation in Environmental Studies; Green Building Professional Certificate; Double Major with Economics
  • Areas of Current Interest: conservation, restoration, energy management and technology, agroecology, urban planning and design, transportation planning, environmental and outdoor education, hazardous materials , environmental law and policy,soil science,parks/natural resources Management , environmental movements, environmental engineering
  • Not: architectural design
  • Time Periods: current, some historic (regional topics and environmental law)
  • Geographic Areas: primarily regional (North Bay), California and US, global topics
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, video, electronic materials , maps
  • Accrediting body: none

Film

  • Program Level: Minor in Film Studies; courses taught through various departments, including: American Multicultural Studies, Art, Chicano & Latino Studies, Hutchins, German, French, Spanish, Theatre Arts, Communication Studies, and more.
  • Areas of Current Interest: history, theory and practice of film, contemporary film criticism and production.
  • Not: specific films needed to support curriculum; they should be purchased out of discipline funds.
  • Time Periods: all
  • Geographic Areas: all
  • Languages: English, other languages as needed.
  • Formats: print, video, electronic,
  • Accrediting body: none

Geography & Global Studies

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in Geography, B.A. in Global Studies
  • Areas of current interest:"social and environmental issues through an interdisciplinary perspective and multiple spatial scales. [The department] pulls together the political, economic, historical, cultural and environmental context of a particular place, and relates it to the broader regional, national and global context." [department web page 11/07] Geography Major includes 3 concentrations: Biophysical Environment is designed for students interested in human-environment relations, sustainable development, and natural resource Management ; Nature/Society looks at natural environment, including weather and climate change, landform processes, and biographical issues and ecosystems. Geographic Information Technologies focuses on geographic information science, and its application in resource Management , land-use planning and land-change science. The Global Studies Major includes concentrations in Europe, Asia, Latin America, International Economic Development, and Global Environmental Policy.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: mostly current, some historical
  • Geographic areas: all, especially Europe, Asia & Latin America
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Geology

  • Program Level: B.A. & BS in Geology, minor in Paleontology
  • Areas of current interest: formation of rocks and minerals, natural energy supplies and earth development
  • Not: handbook or Manual without lasting value
  • Time periods: current + classic
  • Geographic areas: no boundary
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Gerontology

  • Program Level: Certificate Program in Gerontology (post-Baccalaureate specialty); Gerontology minor; Career Minor in Health Systems Organizations; M.A. emphasis in Gerontology (through ITDS)
  • Areas of current interest: interdisciplinary study of aging, including the physical, mental, and social changes in older people as they age. Includes courses from Biology, Gerontology, American Multicultural Studies, Kinesiology, Nursing, Psychology
  • Not:
  • Time periods: current
  • Geographic areas: primarily US
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

History

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in History, M.A. in History, Teacher Credential Preparation Program.
  • Areas of current interest: Latin American Studies || Asian Studies: Early China to 1500, Early Japan to 1500, Modern Japan || Europe: Ancient Rome and Greece, European Middle Ages, Renaissance Europe, Modern Europe || U.S. History: All time periods.
  • Special Areas: CA History, including CA Environmental History, Judaism, Christianity, Egyptian History, Mexican History, US Civil Rights Movement, Women's History (gender and society), Middle Eastern and African Diaspora history.
  • Future directions: History Department expressed some interest in Materials on subjects"outside the United States," including some non-English language Materials and"students have expressed interest in expanding course offerings to the modern Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and South Asia, areas where present faculty lack expertise."
  • Not: None, everything is fair game
  • Time periods: All
  • Geographic areas: All
  • Languages: English, Spanish, and possibly relevant non-English texts
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Human Development (included in Psychology allocation)

  • Program Level: B.A. in Human Development
  • Areas of current interest:"interdisciplinary study of human development across the lifespan, the underlying processes and structures that support that development, relationship between the individual and the complex familial, social, and cultural environments in which that development is situatedÖcross-species, cross-cultural, multicultural, as well as class and gender perspectives" [department web page 11/07] Includes courses in Anthropology, American Multicultural Studies, Education, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, Women's & Gender Studies.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: current
  • Geographic areas: primarily US
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Hutchins

  • Program Level: B.A. in Liberal Studies with three tracts: general liberal studies, pre-credential teaching, Blended Undergraduate Education Program; Minor in Integrative Studies; B.A. Degree Completion Program; Interdisciplinary M.A. Action for a Viable Future (through Extended Education).
  • Areas of current interest: interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary; globalization; almost any topic is fair game.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: all
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Juvenile and Young Adult Collection

  • Program Level: PreK-12 general population, technology high students, support Material for the teaching credential programs and children's literature programs, and local community members.
  • Areas of Current Interest: picture books, easy readers, current juvenile fiction, current young adult fiction, US history & culture nonfiction, bilingual Materials , global topics nonfiction, and general interest nonfiction.
  • Not:
  • Time Periods: Current, some historic
  • Geographic Areas: California and US, some global topics
  • Languages: English, some Spanish
  • Formats: print, video
  • Accrediting body: none

Kinesiology

  • Program Level: B.S. and minor in Kinesiology, with concentrations in Adapted PE, Exercise Science, Interdisciplinary, Lifetime Fitness, Physical Education, M.A. in Kinesiology, with concentrations in Biomechanics, Sport & Exercise Psychology, Motor Learning, Physiology of Exercise, Adapted Physical Education, Pedagogy, Athletic Training.
  • Areas of current interest: adult fitness, anatomy, athletic training and rehabilitation, biomechanics, teaching, coaching, sports health and medicine, physical therapy, adaptive kinesiology, nutrition, physiology, human movement, sport and exercise psychology, motor learning and development, sociology of sport, sport techniques, sports history, strength and conditioning, recreation [selective], biography [selective]
  • Not: Sport Management and Marketing; popular press sport almanacs, histories, and biographies; popular press"how to" guides to specific sports; facilities planning
  • Time periods: current, historical for sociology of sport
  • Geographic areas: N/A
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, electronic, video
  • Accrediting body: The American Kinesiology Association is looking at this issue.

Liberal Arts, General

  • Program Level: interdisciplinary fund designed to augment the general collection.
  • Areas of current interest: general and popular works important for the overall collection.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: all
  • Languages: English, others as needed
  • Formats: print, electronic, video
  • Accrediting body: none

Linguistics (part of Anthropology Department)

  • Program Level: Minor in Linguistics
  • Areas of current interest:"description and explanation of the interrelatedness of thinking and speaking." [department web page 11/07] The nature of language as speech, knowledge, and communication; history of languages and how languages change; how language is acquired, and the nature of language learning and teaching; sign languages.
  • Not: TESL
  • Time periods: current
  • Geographic areas: varies
  • Languages: English, occasionally others
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Literacy Studies and Elementary Education

  • Program Level: Credential Programs, M.A. in Education.
  • Areas of current interest: multicultural education, bilingual education, developing literacies, assessment, social status as related to education, early childhood development.
  • Not: Textbooks
  • Time periods: primarily current; some historical and/or theoretical Materials
  • Geographic areas: U.S. schools primarily
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish for bilingual teaching Materials
  • Formats: print, electronic, video
  • Accrediting body: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or Mandated such as that conducted by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)

Mathematics

  • Program Level: B.S., M.S. and minor in Mathematics, B.S. in Statistics, B.A. and minor in Applied Statistics
  • Areas of current interest: Mathematics and its applications, applied statistics, Math history, Math teaching & education
  • Not: basic textbooks
  • Time periods: primarily current, classic
  • Geographic areas: no boundary
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Modern Languages & Literatures

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in French; B.A., M.A. and minor in Spanish, with concentrations in Linguistics and Teaching Credential Preparation Program; minor in German
  • Areas of current interest: language study, culture, linguistics, history, language teaching, literature
  • Not:
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: French, German and Spanish-speaking regions
  • Languages: English, French, German & Spanish
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Mathematics

  • Program Level: BS & MS in Mathematics, minor in Mathematics and Applied Statistics
  • Accrediting body:

Music

  • Program Level: B.A. in Music with concentrations in chamber music, choral music, composition/music technology, jazz, music education, opera/music theatre, University Bands, vocal studio, world music.
  • Areas of current interest: music of all cultures, emphasis on chamber music, choral music, composition/music technology, jazz, music education, opera/music theatre, University Bands, vocal studio, world music, musicology, performance.
  • Not: performance copies
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: all
  • Languages: English and others as needed
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic, scores
  • Accrediting body:

Native American Studies

  • Program Level: Minor in Native American Studies
  • Areas of current interest: California Indian culture and history, American Indian religion and philosophy, Native American education, North American history from a native perspective.
  • Not: anthropology, archaeology
  • Time periods: mostly contemporary
  • Geographic areas: North America
  • Languages: English, other languages as appropriate
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Nursing

  • Program Level: Undergraduate: Pre-Licensure BSN, LVN to BSN.Graduate: Direct Entry MSN, MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN - Leadership & Management, Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Areas of current interest: alternative therapies, anatomy, clinical communication, community and family health, diseases ñ pathology and treatment, epidemiology, health policy and politics, health Maintenance and wellness, medical ethics, nurse leadership and Management , nursing education, nursing informatics, nursing specialties ñ obstetrical, surgical, psychiatric, etc., nutrition, patient education, pharmacology for nurses, physiology, physical assessment, professional issues, statistics [basic]
  • Not: popular press health and wellness titles, hospital administration, facilities planning, medical textbooks [except for one or two classics]
  • Time periods: current
  • Geographic areas: Primarily U.S.
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, electronic, video
  • Accrediting body: programs are approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission

Philosophy

  • Program Level: B.A. in Philosophy
  • Areas of current interest: classical philosophy, critical thinking, bioethics, environmental, modern, technology and robotics.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: all, primarily modern
  • Geographic areas: mostly western
  • Languages: English, others as appropriate
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Physics and Astronomy

  • Program Level: B.A. & B.S. in Physics, minor in both Physics & Astronomy
  • Areas of current interest: physics and astronomy, including teaching of physics and astronomy, history of astronomy, theoretical, experimental, and applied physics
  • Not:
  • Time periods: primarily+ classic
  • Geographic areas: no boundary
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Political Science

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in Political Science, MPA, Teacher Credential Preparation, Certificate Program in the Administration of Nonprofit Agencies.
  • Areas of current interest: Political Theory/Thought, International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Government and Politics, Elections, Voter Behavior, Gender and Politics, Political Psychology, Public Policy, Public Administration, Public Finance, Labor Relations, Administrative Law, U.S. State, City and Local Government, U.S. Constitution, Politics and the Media, Ethics, Global Political Institutions and Issues, Research Methods
  • Special Areas: CA Government and Politics, Nonprofit Management
  • Not: None
  • Time periods: current,
  • Geographic areas: primarily US with some international focus on Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Third World
  • Languages: English, occasional Spanish
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Psychology

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in Psychology, M.A. in Depth Psychology, M.A. in Organizational Development, M.A. in Art Therapy (discontinued in 2006).
  • Areas of current interest:"focus on the quality of human experienceÖsomatics, expressive arts, biofeedback, organizational development, wilderness psychology, Jungian/Archetypal psychology, transpersonal psychology, interdisciplinary learning, student-directed learning, experiential learning, and learning-community approaches." [department web page 11/07] Humanistic, existential; qualitative as much as quantitative; subjective as well as objective; organizational development, depth psychology, social psychology.
  • Not: counseling or clinical
  • Time periods: current
  • Geographic areas: primarily US
  • Languages: English, occasionally others
  • Formats: print, video, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Sociology

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in Sociology
  • Areas of current interest: sociological theory, social psychology, social research methods (especially qualitative), Holocaust and genocide studies, health and illness, race relations, sexualities, gender, culture, social theory, political sociology, social movements, family, social change & policy, built environment, community and urban sociology, organizations, media censorship, reproduction, health, work, Mass media, environmental sociology, ethnomethodology, symbolic interaction, conversation analysis.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: primarily contemporary
  • Geographic areas: primarily US and UK
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Theatre Arts

  • Program Level: B.A. and minor in Theatre Arts, with concentrations in Acting, Dance, General Theatre, Technical Theatre.
  • Areas of current interest: acting, writing, directing, stage design, lighting design, theatre technology, costuming, dramaturgy, dance, theatre history, dramatists
  • Not: plays
  • Time periods: all
  • Geographic areas: all
  • Languages: English, other languages as needed
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none

Women's & Gender Studies

  • Program Level: B.A. and Minor in Women's and Gender Studies, Career Minor in Women's Health
  • Areas of current interest: intersections between race and ethnicity, gender, class, sexualities and nation; feminist theory, feminist research methods, family, health care, education, law, religion, the workplace, globalization, the media, feminist movements, gay rights movements, men's movements, women's health movements, gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered issues.
  • Not:
  • Time periods: primarily current
  • Geographic areas:
  • Languages: English
  • Formats: print, AV, electronic
  • Accrediting body: none