2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

University Administration



Florida Board of Governors

Chair Ned C. Lautenbach  
Vice Chair Sydney Kitson  
Board Member Tim Cerio  
Board Member Patricia Frost  
Board Member H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr.  
Board Member Darlene L. Jordan  
Board Member Alan M. Levine  
Board Member Wendy S. Link  
Board Member Edward A. Morton  
Board Member (Student Representative) Jay S. Patel  
Board Member Kishane Patel  
Board Member (Education Commissioner) Pam Stewart  
Board Member Norman D. Tripp  
Board Member (Faculty Senate Representative) Gary S. Tyson  
Board Member Fernando J. Valverde  
Board Member Zachariah P. Zachariah  

University of Central Florida Board of Trustees

Chair Marcos R. Marchena  
Vice Chair Robert A. Garvy  
Trustee Ken Bradley  
Trustee Joseph Conte  
Trustee Danny Gaekwad  
Trustee John Lord  
Trustee Alex Martins  
Trustee Beverly J. Seay  
Trustee John Sprouls  
Trustee David Walsh  
Trustee William Yeargin  
Faculty Senate Trustee William Self  
Student Trustee Nick Larkins  
President John Hitt  
Secretary Rick Schell  

Principal Officers

President of the University John C. Hitt  
President-Elect and Executive VIce President Dale Whittaker  
Vice President and General Counsel W. Scott Cole  
Vice President Emerita, Community Relations, Helen Donegan  
  and Special Assistant to the President    
Vice President, Student Development    
  and Enrollment Services Maribeth Ehasz  
Vice President, Medical Affairs,    
  and Dean, College of Medicine Deborah C. German  
Vice President and Chief Information Officer Joel Hartman  
Vice President, Communications and Marketing Grant Heston  
Vice President, University Relations Daniel C. Holsenbeck  
Vice President, Research    
  and Dean, College of Graduate Studies Elizabeth Klonoff  
Vice President, Administration and Finance William F. Merck II  
Vice President, Alumni Relations and Development Michael J. Morsberger  
Vice President and Executive Chief of Staff John Schell  
Vice President and Director of Athletics Danny White  

Administration

Office of the President

President of the University John C. Hitt  
Vice President and Executive Chief of Staff John Schell  
Assistant Vice President and Assistant Chief of Staff Nancy Marshall  
Sr. Administrative Assistant to the President Sandra M. Cherepow  
Executive Director, University Audit Robert Taft  
Chief Diversity Officer Karen Morrison  
Director, Global Perspectives and    
  Special Assistant to the President John Bersia  
Director, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs Nancy Myers  
University Ombuds Officer Shreya Trivedi  
Communications Specialist Joe Adams  

Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Interim Provost, Vice Provost, Teaching and Learning,     
  and Dean, Undergraduate Studies Elizabeth Dooley  
Vice Provost, Digital Learning Thomas Cavanagh  
Vice President, Student Development    
  and Enrollment Services Maribeth Ehasz  
Vice President and Chief Information Officer Joel Hartman  
Interim Vice Provost, Faculty Excellence Jana Jasinski  
Vice Provost, UCF Connect J. Jeffrey Jones  
Vice President, Research    
  and Dean, College of Graduate Studies Elizabeth Klonoff  
Vice Provost, UCF Downtown Thad Seymour, Jr.  
Associate Provost, Academic Program Quality and Associate    
  Vice President, Institutional Knowledge Management Paige Borden  
Associate Provost, Strategy    
  and Special Assistant to the President Lisa Jones  
Associate Provost and Associate Vice President,    
  Budget, Planning, and Administration Tracy Clark  
Associate Provost and Chief of Staff, Academic Affairs Ronnie Korosec  
Associate Provost, Associate General Counsel Sheryl Andrews  

Office of the Vice President for Student Development and Enrollment Services

Vice President, Student Development     
  and Enrollment Services Maribeth Ehasz  
Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services Gordon D. Chavis, Jr.  
Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Adrienne O. Frame  
Associate Vice President, Administration and Student Life Sharon L. Ekern  
Associate Vice President, Student Success DeLaine Priest  
Associate Vice President, Student Engagement    
  and Leadership Development Kerry Welch  
Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiatives    
  and Communications Briant K. Coleman  
Assistant Vice President, Learning Support Services Mark Gumble  
Assistant Vice President, Community Support Belinda H. Hyppolite  
Assistant Vice President, Budgets and Personnel David Pavlonnis  
Assistant Vice President, Operations Richard Payne  
Assistant Vice President, Neighborhood Relations    
  and Safety Education A. J. Range  
Assistant Vice President, Advising, Transfer,    
  and Career Services Chanda Torres  
Assistant Dean of Students and Executive Director,    
  Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities Dana Juntunen  
University Registrar and Executive Director, Registrar’s Office Brian Boyd  
Executive Director, Career Services Lynn Hansen  
Executive Director, Florida Consortium    
  for Metropolitan Research Universities Michael Preston  
Executive Director, Housing and Residence Life April Hicks Konvalinka  
Executive Director, Recreation and Wellness Center James Wilkening  
Executive Director, Student Accessibility Services Adam Meyer  
Executive Director, Student Health Services Michael Deichen  
Executive Director, TRiO Programs Rebekah McCloud  

University of Central Florida Foundation

Vice President for Advancement    
  and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Morsberger  
Senior Associate Vice President, Central Advancement Karen Cochran  
Senior Associate Vice President for Advancement,    
  Administration Dorcas Wilkinson  
Senior Associate Vice President, for Advancement,    
  Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving Julie Stroh  
Associate Vice President, Advancement for Principal Gifts Bill Dean  
Associate Vice President, Advancement for Colleges    
  and Units Jeff Coates  
Associate Vice President for Advancement    
  and Legal Counsel Margaret Jarrell-Cole  
Assistant Vice President for Advancement    
  and Chief Financial Officer Misty Shepherd  
Assistant Vice President, Advancement Strategy Rachel Schaefer  

Office of the Vice President for University Relations

Senior Vice President, University Relations Daniel C. Holsenbeck  
Vice President Emerita and Special Assistant to the President Helen Donegan  
Senior Associate Vice President, University Relations Fred R. Kittinger, Jr.  
Senior Associate Vice President, University Relations    
  and Director, Community Relations Maritza Martinez  
Associate Vice President, Community Relations,    
  and Director, Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies Diane Trees  
Assistant Vice President    
  and Director, Federal Relations Gregory A. Schuckman  
Assistant Vice President, University Relations    
  and Director, Defense Transition Services Alzo J. Reddick  
Assistant Vice President, University Relations    
  and Director, University Economic Development Edward L. Schons  
Assistant Vice President, Constituent Relations    
  and Special Assistant to the President Glenna Oro  
Assistant Vice President, Constituent Relations Ana Petkov  
Director, Diplomacy Program Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas  
Director, Global Perspectives Office and     
  Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives John Bersia  

Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Vice President, Administration and Finance    
  and Chief Financial Officer William F. Merck II  
Associate Vice President, Facilities and Safety Lee Kernek  
Assistant Vice President, Sustainability Initiatives David Norvell, Jr.  
Director, Resource Management Montel Watson  
Director, Utilities and Energy Services Curtis Wade  
Director, Quality Management and Improvement Katherine Gay  
Director, Environmental Health and Safety Renee Michel  
Director, Facilities Operations Duane Siemen  
Director, Facilities Planning and Construction Bill Martin  
Director, Landscape and Natural Resources Patrick Bohlen  
Associate Vice President, Human Resources,    
  and Chief Human Resources Officer Maureen Binder  
Executive Director, Human Resources Shelia Daniels  
Interim Associate Vice President, University Services    
  and Director, Purchasing Gregory Robinson  
Director, Business Services Kevin Sowers  
Director, Parking and Transportation Services Kris Singh  
Associate Vice President, Debt Management John Pittman  
Associate Provost for Budget, Planning and Administration    
  and Associate Vice President for Finance Tracy Clark  
Assistant Vice President, University Controller Christina Tant  
Director, Finance and Accounting Phillip Henson  
Director, IT Financial Systems Becky Vilsack  
Director, Budget Initiatives Lynn Gonzalez  
Associate Vice President, Chief of Police Richard Beary  
Deputy Chief of Police Carl Metzger  
Deputy Chief of Police Brett Meade  
Director, Emergency Management Jeffery Morgan  

Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies

Vice President for Research    
  and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies Elizabeth Klonoff  
Associate Vice President, Research and Scholarship Debra Reinhart  
Associate Vice President, Innovation and Commercialization Tom O’Neal  
Assistant Vice President, Research and Innovation Michael Macedonia  
Assistant Vice President, Research    
  and Commercialization Pallavoor Vaidyanathan  
Senior Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies John Weishampel  
Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies Devon Jensen  
Assistant Dean, College of Graduate Studies Jennifer Parham  

Office of the Vice Provost for UCF Connect

Vice Provost, UCF Connect J. Jeffrey Jones  
Associate Vice Provost, UCF Connect,    
  Academic and Student Initiatives Pam Cavanaugh  
Assistant Vice Provost, UCF Connect,    
  Administrative Affairs Kimberley Cole  
Assistant Vice Provost, UCF Valencia West,    
  Osceola, and East Kimberly Hardy  
Associate Vice President, UCF Sanford/Lake Mary David J. Mealor  
Assistant Vice President, UCF Daytona Linda Bradley-Thacker  
Regional Director, UCF South Lake, Ocala and Leesburg Tanya Armstrong  
Regional Director, UCF Cocoa and Palm Bay Lauren Miller  
Director, Academic Partnerships Sean Armstrong  
Director, Academic Support Services Deborah Bradford  
Director, Academic Support Services Angelia Smith  
Director, Communications and Marketing Martin Malpica  
Director, UCF Online Connect Center Jennifer Sumner  

Office of the Vice Provost for the Division of Teaching and Learning and Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies

Interim Provost, Vice Provost and Dean Elizabeth A. Dooley  
Interim Assistant Vice Provost and Associate Dean Keisha Hoerrner  
Interim Assistant Vice Provost, Associate Dean and    
  Executive Director, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning Melody Bowdon  
Assistant Dean and Director, Undergraduate Research Kimberly Schneider  
Assistant Dean, Academic Planning Harrison Oonge  
Assistant Vice President,    
  Operational Excellence and Assessment Support Patrice Lancey  
Director, Interdisciplinary Studies Wayne Bowen  
Director, Academic Advancement Programs Michael Aldarondo-Jeffries  
Director, EXCEL Program Melissa Dagley  
Director, Experiential Learning Jason Jude Smith  
Director Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising Erin Myszkowski  
Director, Quality Enhancement Plan Anna Maria Jones  
Executive Director, Communications Barbara Smith  

Colleges, Schools, and Departments

Burnett Honors College

Dean Sheila Amin Gutierrez de Pineres  
Associate Dean Martin Dupuis  
Director, Advising Rex Roberts  
Director, Budget and Personnel Lesanne Brunswick  
Director, Honors Research TBA  
Director, Information Systems Michael T. Callahan  
Director, Prestigious Awards Morgan Bauer  
Director, Student Services Madi Dogariu  

College of Arts and Humanities

Dean Jeffrey Moore  
Executive Associate Dean Lyman Brodie  
Associate Dean Lynn Hepner  
Associate Dean Nancy Stanlick  
Assistant Dean Cathy Radzai  
Director, CAH Student Advising (CAHSA) Delia Garcia  
Director, School of Performing Arts Michael Wainstein  
Director, School of Visual Arts and Design Rudy McDaniel  
Chair, English Trey Philpotts  
Chair, History Peter Larson  
Chair, Modern Languages and Literatures Geri Smith  
Chair, Philosophy Michael Strawser  
Chair, Writing and Rhetoric Stephanie Vie  

College of Business Administration

Dean Paul Jarley  
Associate Dean Foard Jones  
Assistant Dean Darrell Johnson  
MBA Director Robert Porter  
Director, Sport Business Management Richard Lapchick  
Director, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting Greg Trompeter  
Interim Chair and Director, Finance    
  and Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate Ajai Singh  
Chair, Economics Michael Caputo  
Chair, Management Ron Piccolo  
Interim Chair, Marketing Carolyn Massiah  

College of Education and Human Performance

Dean Pamela S. Carroll  
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs Jesse Perez “JP” Mendez  
Associate Dean, Research Dave Edyburn  
Assistant Dean, Administrative and Financial Affairs Allison Jefferson  
Chair, Child, Family, and Community Sciences Glenn Lambie  
Chair, Educational and Human Sciences Jeffrey R. Stout  
Director, School of Teaching, Learning and Leadership Michael Hynes  
Director, Clinical Experiences Kelly Jennings-Towle  
Director, Undergraduate Affairs Andrea Small  

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Dean Michael Georgiopoulos  
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and    
  Director, College Honors Programs Charles Reilly  
Associate Dean, Graduate Affairs Mostafa Bassiouni  
Associate Dean, Research and Administration Ranganathan Kumar  
Director, Academic Affairs Kim A. Small  
Director, Diversity and Inclusion Ola Nnadi  
Chair, Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering Mohamed Abdel-Aty  
Chair, Computer Science Gary T. Leavens  
Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Zhihua Qu  
Chair, Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Waldemar Karwowski  
Chair, Materials Science and Engineering Sudipta Seal  
Chair, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Yoav Peles  
Chair, Air Force ROTC (Aerospace Studies) Colonel Heather McGee  
Chair, Army ROTC (Military Science) LTC David Jones  

College of Health and Public Affairs

Interim Dean José Fernández  
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Technology Ross Wolf  
Interim Assistant Dean, Faculty Excellence and Global Affairs Linda Rosa-Lugo  
Dean’s Fellow, Academic Program Quality and Student Affairs Kristen Schellhase  
Director, School of Public Administration Naim Kapucu  
Director, School of Social Work Bonnie Yegidis  
Director, Undergraduate Student Services Mariangelly Rente  
Chair, Communication Sciences and Disorders Richard Zraick  
Chair, Criminal Justice Catherine Kaukinen  
Chair, Health Management and Informatics Reid Oetjen  
Interim Chair, Health Professions Kristen Schellhase  
Chair, Legal Studies Alisa Smith  

College of Medicine

Vice President for Medical Affairs and    
  Dean, College of Medicine Deborah C. German  
Interim Vice Dean and    
       Associate Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs Richard Peppler  
Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs Marcia Katz  
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education Diane Davey  
Associate Dean, Students Marcy Verduin  
Assistant Dean, Clinical Skills and Simulation Analia Castiglioni  
Interim Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion Saleh Rahman  
Assistant Dean, Finance and Accounting Steve Omli  
Assistant Dean, Medical Education Jonathan Kibble  
Assistant Dean, Medical Education Martin Klapheke  
Assistant Dean, Planning and Knowledge Management Basma Selim  
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs Heather Fagan  
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs Sergio Salazar  
Director, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences    
       and Interim Associate Dean, Research Griffith Parks  
Associate Director, Undergraduate Affairs (Burnett School) William Self  
Associate Director, Graduate Affairs (Burnett School) Saleh Naser  
Director, Medical Laboratory Sciences Program Dorilyn Hitchcock  
Director, Student Services and Advisement (OSSA) Amanda Colee  
Chair, Clinical Sciences Jane Gibson  
Chair, Internal Medicine and    
       Assistant Dean, Research Edward Ross  
Chair, Medical Education Juan Cendan  

College of Nursing

Dean May Lou Sole  
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Affairs Maureen M. Covelli  
Associate Dean, Graduate Affairs Susan Chase  
Associate Dean, Research Donna Neff  

College of Optics and Photonics

Dean and Director Bahaa Saleh  
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs David J. Hagan  
Associate Director, Academic Programs        Mike McKee  

College of Sciences

Dean Michael Johnson  
Associate Dean Teresa Dorman  
Interim Associate Dean Tosha Dupras  
Associate Dean Enrique del Barco  
Executive Director, iSTEM Melissa Dagley  
Executive Director, Lou Frey Institute L. Douglas Dobson  
Director, National Center for Forensic Science Michael Sigman  
Director, Prince Md Bin Fahd Program    
  for Strategic Research and Studies David Dumke  
Director, Undergraduate Services (Academic Services) Lee Anne Kirkpatrick  
Director, UCF Arboretum Patrick Bohlen  
Director, Nicholson School of Communication Robert Littlefield  
Chair, Anthropology Tosha Dupras  
Chair, Biology Graham Worthy  
Chair, Chemistry Cherie Yestrebsky  
Chair, Mathematics Xin Li  
Chair, Physics Eduardo Mucciolo  
Chair, Political Science Kerstin Hamann  
Interim Chair, Psychology Florian Jentsch  
Chair, Sociology Elizabeth Mustaine  
Chair, Statistics Shunpu Zhang  

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Dean Abraham Pizam  
Associate Dean Robertico Croes  
Associate Dean Youcheng Wang