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James Madison University
(USPS 367-650)
Catalog Issue June 2000
Vol. 24, No. 1

The James Madisond University Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2001 was published by the JMU Division of Academic Affairs.

Editorial services for the catalog were provided by Kristi Shackelford, graduate assistant, under the advisement of Dr. Teresa Gonzalez, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs. Support was provided by Dottie Lam of the University Registrar's Office and David Taylor of University Relations.

The catalog cover was designed by Sang Yoon, associate professor of art and art history and media arts and design.

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The 2000-2001 JMU Undergraduate Catalog is available below for on-line viewing or for download in PDF format.


Undergraduate University Calendar

Introduction and General Information

General Education: The Human Community

Interdisciplinary Programs

College of Arts and Letters

College of Business

  • Accounting
  • Computer Information Systems and Operations Management
  • Economics
  • Finance and Business Law
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

College of Education and Psychology

  • Adult Degree Program
  • Education
  • Kinesiology and Recreational Studies
  • Military Science
  • Psychology

College of Integrated Science and Technology

  • Computer Science
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Integrated Science and Technology
  • Health and Human Services
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Health Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Social Work

College of Science and Mathematics

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology and Environmental Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics

Course Descriptions

JMU Faculty


  Last Revised: August 30, 2000    Publisher: Division of Academic Affairs     For Information Contact: Catalog Editor