2020-2021Undergraduate CatalogCollege of Arts and ScienceCollege of BusinessCollege of EducationCollege of Professional StudiesSchool of Integrative LearningCrete CampusLincoln, Omaha CampusesOnlineThe Doane University Undergraduate Catalog is published annually in Crete, Nebraska. Doane University reserves the right tomake changes to the curriculum, course structure, course schedule, course offerings, course modality, course instructors,calendar, graduation requirements, costs, or any of its policies, procedures, and practices without notice. Doane does notguarantee any particular educational outcome. The University is not responsible for, or bound by, any typographical errorsrelated to policies, dates, tuition, or fees that are listed within the catalog, marketing material, or on our website.The duties and obligations of Doane University may be modified or suspended immediately and without notice because offorce majeure causes beyond Doane's reasonable control and occurring without its fault or negligence including, but notlimited to, acts of god, fire, war, governmental action, terrorism, epidemic, pandemic, weather, national emergencies, or otherthreats to the safety of students or staff. If such an event occurs, Doane's duties and obligations may be modified, suspended,or postponed until such time as Doane, in its sole discretion, may safely resume operations. Doane may, at its option, and inits sole discretion, alter the academic year schedule or provide alternate means of instruction, including, but not limited to,distance or remote learning.The Doane University Catalog lists the requirements for the degrees offered by the University. Each catalog goes into effect atthe beginning of the fall term of the academic year of issue. The catalog requirements are good for 10 years. Former studentswho wish to complete graduation requirements more than 10 years after their initial enrollment at Doane must complete allthe requirements in effect at the time of their re-enrollment.Notice of Non-DiscriminationApplicants for admission and employment or professional agreements with the University are hereby notified that thisinstitution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, disability, age,marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other protected class recognized by state or federal lawin admission or access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs and activities. Sexual harassment and sexual violenceare prohibited forms of sex discrimination.Any person having inquiries concerning the College's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil RightsAct 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, is directed to contactLaura Northup, Director of Human Resources at [email protected] or 1014 Boswell Ave., Crete, NE 68333; (402) 8266773. Laura Northup has been designated by the College to coordinate the institution's efforts to comply with the regulationsimplementing Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504. Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S.Department of Education, regarding the institution's compliance with the Regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, orSection 504.1/Undergraduate Catalog

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Contents1Doane University: Greatness on the Great Plains . 4Crete Campus Buildings and Scenic Locations. 6Admission & Enrollment . 9Lincoln, Omaha, and Online Admission & Enrollment . 11University Business Regulations .13Crete Campus Business Regulations & Tuition .14Lincoln, Omaha, and Online Business Regulations & Tuition . 15Open Learning Academy Business Regulations & Tuition.16Financial Aid . 17Information Technology, Safety, and Federal Policies .21University Academic Policy . 23Enrollment Policy . 24Grades. 25Academic Dishonesty . 29Academic Grievance. 32Graduation . 33Transfer of Credit . 34Crete Campus Academic Policy . 36Lincoln, Omaha, and Online Academic Policy . 42Open Learning Academy Academic Policy . 44Special Programs and Opportunities . 44The Academic Program . 46Doane Core Connections. 47Stipulations . 52College of Arts and Sciences . 53College of Business . 89College of Education . 93College of Professional Studies . 101School of Integrative Learning . 104Courses of Instruction . 111Board of Trustees (BOTs) . 201Administration . 202Doane University Faculty. 203Endowment and Resources . 207Honors and Awards 2020-21 . 211Crete Campus Honors and Awards . 211Lincoln, Omaha, and Online Honors and Awards.213Academic Calendar . 214Federal Disclosure Information . 2183/Undergraduate Catalog

Doane University: Greatness on the Great PlainsDoane University is a leader in higher education, grounded in its commitment to academic excellence, innovation, community,and a special sense of place for each student. These are the values that have made Doane successful for 149 years and will helpbuild an even stronger university for the future.Through this commitment to leadership, inquiry, values, and engagement, Doane creates the ideal setting for experiences andconnections with lifelong value for students of all ages. Our innovative approach to education integrates learning in theclassroom with our students' work and life experiences.Doane University is dedicated to a student-centric approach to higher education, fostering success for all of our students. Ouremphasis on our students is shown through how we: produce leaders through a complete, personal, well-rounded education linked closely to career and professionalpreparation; provide graduates with appropriate academic programs and skills to prepare them for satisfying and profitablecareers; put an emphasis on campus inclusivity to enhance educational opportunities for all; take an innovative approach to traditional and adult undergraduate education, making the university a leader inhigher education in the Midwest.extend our education to strategic campus locations in Nebraska's largest metro areas, taking learning off-campusthrough internships, work, and a variety of impressive public events;History of DoaneFor 149 years, Doane University has occupied a distinguished place among the colleges and universities of the Midwest asNebraska's first and oldest private liberal arts and sciences school.The history of Doane dates from 1857, when the General Association of Congregational Churches, in its first annual meeting inFremont, Nebraska, resolved to lay the foundation of a literary institution of a high order in Nebraska. Fourteen years later,and after several unsuccessful attempts to establish Congregational schools across the state, an academy was founded in Creteon May 22, 1871.The efforts of the local Congregational pastor and Thomas Doane, chief civil engineer for the Burlington and Missouri RiverRailroad, were instrumental in advancing the idea of the academy.On July 11, 1872, Doane College was founded. The college was officially incorporated at that time as a nonprofit institutiongoverned by an independent, self-perpetuating board of trustees. It has received continuous accreditation from the NorthCentral Association of Colleges and Schools, now named the Higher Learning Commission, since 1913.Doane began its work in higher education for adults and "nontraditional" students when it offered its first professionaldevelopment classes in Lincoln in 1981. The current Lincoln campus was established in 1988.In 2016, Doane College became Doane University, reflecting its structure of multiple campuses, colleges, and the addition ofonline programs. The university is authorized to conduct all affairs considered essential to the liberal arts enterprise whereverit is carried on, including teaching, research, academic study, and granting degrees.Doane is historically affiliated with what is now called the United Church of Christ. Doane serves as the representativeinstitution for the Nebraska, Rocky Mountain, Kansas-Oklahoma, and South Dakota conferences of the UCC. Doane, althoughfounded by Protestants, is open to students of all religions, as well as those who profess no formal religion.Education for a LifetimeThroughout Doane's 149-year history, the university has provided students with dedicated faculty and quality programs. Thehighest priority for Doane faculty is to continually improve the teaching and learning process. They are also active withscholarly research and publication, community service, and campus life.Mission StatementDoane University creates distinctive educational experiences, rooted in the liberal arts, to prepare our students for careers andlives grounded in inquiry, ethics, and a commitment to lead and serve in the global community.VisionDoane University will be a comprehensive university, recognized for innovation, valuing the liberal arts and professionalstudies in order to empower and prepare students for life, career, and community engagement.4/Doane University: Greatness on the Great Plains

Values Inclusion: Doane values creating an environment in which all individuals and communities are able to fullyparticipate, belong, and thrive in authentic ways. Integrity: Doane values ethical and principled decision-making and taking responsibility for one's actions. Transformation: Doane values enhancing lives and developing potential.Innovation: Doane values forward thinking and the ability to develop and implement new or re-imagined ideas in acollaborative environment.Accreditation StatementDoane University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (230 S. LaSalle St., Ste. 7-500, Chicago, IL, 60604-1411).HLC may be reached at 800.621.7440 or [email protected] addition, the Teacher Education unit at Doane University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of EducatorPreparation (1140 19th St. N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036). CAEP can be reached at 202.223.0077 or accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs.The Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (11250 Roger Bacon Dr., Ste 21, Reston,VA 20190-5248). NASM can be reached at 703.437.0700.The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Doane University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate NursingEducation (655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001). CCNE can be reached at 202.887.6791.Doane is also accredited by other standardizing agencies, including the Nebraska Coordinating Commission of Post-SecondaryEducation (PO Box 95005, Lincoln, NE 68509-5005; 140 N. 8th Street, Ste. 300, Lincoln), which can be reached at402.471.2847.Documentation of accreditation may be viewed upon request in the Doane University President's Office.Assessment StatementDoane values the participation of all students in its institution-wide program to assess student achievement. This program ispart of the institution's responsibility to monitor student outcomes and assure the continuing quality of a Doane degree.Multiple strategies are used to gather information about student achievement throughout the university experience.Information collected as a part of the assessment program is used for assessment purposes only and is not used to evaluateindividual performance. The university protects the confidentiality of data collected.Doane University MembershipsAmerican Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationAssociation of Independent Colleges and Universities of NebraskaAssociation of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges of Teacher EducationCouncil for the Advancement and Support of EducationCouncil of Independent CollegesGreat Plains Athletic ConferenceNational Association of Independent Colleges and UniversitiesNational Association of Intercollegiate AthleticsNebraska Council for Teacher EducationNebraska Independent College FoundationDoane University PresidentsDoane University has been led by a succession of enlightened presidents. David Brainerd Perry, Doane's first president, servedfrom the official founding of the university in 1872 until 1912. He was followed by:Arthur B. Fairchild1912-1914 (acting)David L. Crawford1948-1954William O. Allen1914-1918Donald M. Typer1954-1966John N. Bennett1919-1925Philip R. Heckman1967-1987Edwin B. Dean1925-1936Frederic D. Brown1987-2005Bryan S. Stoffer1937-1942Jonathan M. Brand2005-2011Bryant Drake1942-1947Jacque Carter2011-Fiscal ResponsibilityThe university provides a strong financial base for education through endowment growth, annual fiscal integrity, annual giftincome, a competitive comprehensive fee, and a supportive scholarship program.5/Doane University: Greatness on the Great Plains

Crete Campus Buildings and Scenic LocationsDoane University's first students in the late 1800s studied in one primary building, Merrill Hall, which was destroyed by a firein 1969. Through years of careful stewardship by faculty, staff, and students, Doane's traditional campus in Crete is one of themost celebrated in the Midwest.Bauer House is the official home of the Doane University president and was donated by Dr. John Bauer, a 1904 graduate.Built in 1950, the home was dedicated in 1965. The three-story home is located on Boswell Avenue, near the south entrance tocampus.Boswell Observatory, built in 1883, was named for Charles Boswell of Connecticut, whose stepson taught at Doane. He wasalso a close friend of Doane's first president, David Brainerd Perry. He donated 5,000 for the building and astronomyequipment, which included an eight-inch telescope and surveying equipment used by university founder and civil railroadengineer Thomas Doane. The observatory is believed to be the first weather service headquarters in Nebraska and is one ofthree Doane buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It has been altered several times, once following a firein 1930. The observatory now serves as the office of the president and is available for sky viewing with the restored originaltelescope. It also houses the Doane Family Association archives.Brandt Memorial Bridge, erected in 1930, spans Miller Pond. University treasurer A.T. Cassel designed the bridge, and itwas named for Herman F. Brandt, who joined the Doane faculty in 1927 and donated funds for its construction.The Bridge to Distinction is the university's newest bridge, spanning the ravine on the north side of the campus. It wasconstructed in 2004 and dedicated to Dr. Fred Brown, the university's 10th president.Burrage Hall and Colonial Hall, commonly known together as The Quads, are residential halls consisting of fourbedroom suites (quads) that accommodate eight people, two in each room. Each quad also has a living room and a bathroom.The majority of the greek system students consider the quads their home. Burrage was completed in 1966 as Georgian Hall, butwas renamed for Dwight G. Burrage, an instructor in Greek and Latin and registrar from 1906-44, in 1978. Colonial is thesmaller of the two halls. In 2006, an outdoor basketball court was added just south of the Quads and east of Smith Hall.Butler Gymnasium was built in 1936 and named in honor of U.S. Senator Hugh Butler, a longtime member and chairman ofthe Board of Trustees (1917-54). An addition was built onto the gymnasium in 1944 to house a former swimming pool, and in1955, classrooms were added to the west side of the building.Cassel Open Air Theatre was created in 1936 by Doane alumnus and treasurer A.T. Cassel. The outdoor amphitheatre is thesite of commencement exercises each year as well as numerous student events throughout the year. Cassel, who graduated in1894, was responsible for campus landscaping for many years. Doane renovated the open-air theatre in 2011, expanding thespace, replacing retaining walls, and updating landscaping and other features.The Chab Weyers Education and Hixson Lied Art Building opened in 2007, providing new offices and classrooms forthe education and art and design departments. It also houses the university's Farley Korff Welcome Center, AdmissionOffice, and Information Technology Services. The main entrance to the building features the reclaimed signature porticoof the former Whitin Building. The building was funded in part by a 2 million gift from the Lied Foundation Trust and adonation by Lois (Chab) and Larry Weyers, 1967 graduates of Doane.College Heights Country Club is on land owned by Doane University and leased to the country club. Students, faculty, andstaff are welcome to enjoy this outstanding nine-hole course.The Communications Building was completed in 1970. This building houses faculty offices, classrooms, computer labs, thelibrary, art gallery, and-new in 2014-the Learning Commons. Perkins Library, located on the lower level at the southern endof the building, was made possible through gifts from the Kitty Perkins Charitable Trust and the estate of Lincoln attorneyT.F.A. Williams. The Perkins family was originally from Hastings, and several members have attended Doane. Rall ArtGallery was originally created in 1986 as part of the library, named after Reinhold '33 and Lillian Rall and Leonard '35 andDorothy Rall '38, donors for the project. The gallery is now adjoined to the Learning Commons, which sits in the old upperlevel of the library. The commons houses the 24/7 Lab, Writing Center, Technology Services, Research Services, aninformation sciences classroom, a recording studio, an assistive learning lab, print services, and new student collaborationspaces. The building is also home to Heckman Auditorium, named for Doane's ninth president, Dr. Phil Heckman. Theauditorium, in the northern end of the building, is the site of numerous musical performances, lectures by visiting speakers,and other events each year.Dean Memorial Pergola was built in 1930 with funds from 1880 alumna Carrie Dean in honor of her parents. The pergolais of Greek design and situated above a natural spring. Numerous Dean family members attended the university, and Carrie'sbrother, Edwin, served as Doane's president for more than a decade (1925-36). In 2006, a renovation project restored thepergola and added the Pappy '70 and Debra Solomon '71 Khouri Garden and Outdoor Classroom. The project wascompleted as a gift from Delta Kappa Pi fraternity and alumni in honor of Khouri, the former university treasurer, and his wife.Doane Lake was created in 1931. The spillway and water level were raised in 1944, allowing the lake to spread out. The damwas again raised in 1970 after completion of nearby Sheldon Hall. The lake has been home to pairs of swans for many yearsand was last renovated in 2000.Fairchild Apartment Building, completed in 1956, was named for Arthur B. Fairchild, longtime treasurer (1886-1919), andacting president of the university in 1912-14.Frees Hall was completed in 1931 as a women's residence hall and was designed by Dean and Dean, Architects. The buildingmatches Smith Hall in design and was built to accommodate 185 students. A 450-seat dining hall was included in thebasement, where students ate their meals until the campus center was built. The hall is named for Mr. and Mrs. BenjaminFrees for their "generous interest in Christian education in Nebraska." Frees is now a coed residence. A 2009 renovationproject restored and improved the campus landmark, adding amenities such as air conditioning, remodeled bedrooms andliving spaces, a game lounge and theater area, and outdoor gathering spaces.Fuhrer Field House, built in 1969, was described at the time as one of the premier facilities of its kind in the Midwest. Thebuilding grew to enclose 55,000 square feet of space for men's and women's athletics. In 2014, a 20,694 square-foot expansionwas completed with numerous improvements to restore Fuhrer as a superior facility and a comprehensive recreation andathletic space for students and community. Arena seating can now accommodate 1,130 spectators. 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length track, classroom space, and Fred Beile Arena (the indoor track competition space named after Doane's legendarytrack and field coach) were all added during the renovation.Gaylord Hall was built in 1884 as Ladies Hall. The building was renamed in 1890 for the Rev. Reuben Gaylord, a pioneerhome missionary and Christian educator. One wing of the building was renovated into apartments in 1931. The building todayhouses classrooms and faculty offices. Production studios for television, radio, and the student newspaper are located in thelower level. Gaylord is one of three Doane buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places.The George and Sally Haddix Recreation and Athletic Center opened in 2010 with a performance gymnasium andfitness facility and is located east of the Lied Science and Mathematics Building. It spans two levels and 63,535 square feet,housing Bob Erickson Court for volleyball and basketball (with seating for 1,100), a fitness center for both Doane and areacommunities, several classrooms, and office space for the athletic department. The center is funded in part by George and thelate Sally Haddix, two longtime members of the university's Board of Trustees, and their families. They contributed a total of 7 million to the project. The Gibson Hall of Fame Room, on the upper level of the building and looking out into theperformance gym, is named after Richard and Wanda Gibson of Council Bluffs, Iowa, who donated 2.5 million toward thebuilding.Gregory Grove is a landscape feature located south of Frees Hall. In 1932, George Gregory, an 1882 graduate and a memberof the Board of Trustees from 1912-33, planted 100 pin oak trees. The grove is now part of Osterhout Arboretum, thecampus-wide tree nursery and sanctuary.Hansen Leadership Hall is the university's newest residence hall and was completed in 2000. The building is named forthe late Zenon C.R. Hansen, former CEO of Mack Trucks, and was funded in part by The Zenon Hansen Foundation.Lauritsen Track is named for the late Walter Lauritsen '30, an outstanding alumnus, former multi-sport athlete, andchairman of the Board of Trustees who did much to further the academic and financial advancement of the university. Theoutdoor track is located in Memorial Stadium and was recently renovated in 2018.The Jose M. and Elizabeth Ledon Softball and Baseball Complex opened in 2007. Named for the parents of a formersoftball student-athlete, the complex is located on the eastern edge of campus. It includes a baseball field and softball field,bleachers, batting cages, an indoor hitting facility, and a shared two-story press box and concession stand. The complex alsoincludes new track and field throwing competition areas.The Lied Science a

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