“Arabic Novel in Translation” Course Available for Spring

Posted: December 4, 2014

ARAB 250 Modern Arabic Novel in Translation, taught by Professor Hilal, will meet TTh 1:30-2:45. Instruction and all readings are in English, and the course has no prerequisites.
Description: An introduction to the contemporary Arabic novel and the historical, political, and cultural realities of the Middle East. Class sessions focus on discussion of key developments in the literature of the contemporary Arabic-speaking world. The selected novels, originally written in Arabic but translated into English, offer a space to discuss the important issues that have influenced this genre: colonialism and post-colonialism, religion and secularization, orientalism, and feminism.

UPDATE: PROBLEM FIXED (was: WebAdvisor down due to power outage)

Posted: December 1, 2014

WebAdvisor appears to be functioning normally for registration now. If you have any difficulty registering at your scheduled time, please contact the Registrar’s Office at registrar@allegheny.edu or 814-332-2357,

SO/JR/SR preregistration closes Tuesday, 11/25

Posted: November 24, 2014

Initial preregistration for students whose registration class is sophomore, junior, or senior will close at 4 PM on Tuesday, November 25.
WebAdvisor will re-open for registration for first-years ONLY on Monday, December 1.

On Monday, December 8, WebAdvisor will re-open for registration for all students. Add cards will also be available on this date, and students will be able to register for up to 20 credits at that time.

Credit/No Credit cards will be available at the beginning of the Spring semester (January 12). Petitions for overloads (more than 20 credits) will also be considered once the Spring semester begins.

If you have any questions about registration, please contact the Registrar’s Office at registrar@allegheny.edu or 814-332-2357.

Spring Course Update 10/13

Posted: October 31, 2014

Time change. Section 5 of CHEM 234 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2 will meet T 8-10:50 (previously: F 1:30-4:20).

New Courses! Special Topics 193, Civil Rights and Democratic Participation

These one-credit courses, Credit/No Credit courses are designed to foster conversations about Allegheny’s Bicentennial events.

Course description:

An exploration of issues surrounding civil rights and the possibility of democratic participation by engaging lectures and events celebrating the Bicentennial of Allegheny College. The goal is to facilitate conversation among Allegheny students, staff, and faculty committed to experiencing and reflecting on the Bicentennial events together. Students attend Bicentennial events and lectures and post reflections on a public blog. Additional assignments related to specific disciplinary sections may be included. One semester credit hour. Students may enroll for only one section of “Civil Rights and Democratic Participation” each semester.

Spring, 2015 sections:

  • COMRT 193*01: Professor Wiebel
  • COMRT 193*02: Professor Wilson
  • EDUC 193*00: Professors S. Slote and Weir
  • ENGL 193*00: Professor Hart
  • ENVSC 193*00: Professor Choate
  • INTDS 193*01: Professor Roncolato
  • INTDS 193*02: Professors Dawson and Venesky
  • PHIL 193*00: Professor Boynton
  • POLSC 193*01: Professor Christie-Searles
  • POLSC 193*02: Professor Gehring
  • POLSC 193*03: Professor Callen
  • RELST 193*00: Professor P. Jackson

Spring Course Update 10/30

Posted: October 30, 2014

New Course! ECON 501 Meadville VITA: Tax Internships has been added to the Spring schedule. Instructor: Professor Martin; time TBD.

Course number correction. Professor Eatmon’s Ecopreneurship is now correctly listed as ENVSC 390 (formerly 490).

Section number changes. For FSBIO 201 Investigative Approaches in Biology, the MW sections are numbered 1, 2, and 3. The TTh sections are numbered 4 and 5. (This change affects sections 2 and 4 only).

Time change. The lecture for FSCHE 201 Research Methods in Chemistry will meet MW 9-9:50 (formerly MW 10-10:50). The lab time is unchanged (Th 8-10:50).

Spring Course Update 10/27 2 PM

Posted: October 27, 2014

Time change. PSYCH 170 Abnormal Psychology will meet MWF 3:20-4:20 (previously MWF 2:30-3:20).

Time change. PSYCH 490 Applied Neuropsychology will meet TTh 9:30-10:45 (was TTh 3-4:15).

CANCELLATION. MUSIC 105 Class Piano, Section 3, has been cancelled. Sections 1 (M 1:30-2:20) and 2 (M 2:30-3:20) will still be taught as scheduled.

CANCELLATION. MUSIC 106 Class Strings (Guitar), Section 2, has been cancelled. Section 1 (T 3-3:50) will still be taught as scheduled.

CANCELLATION. MUSIC 106 Class Strings (Orchestral), Section 4, has been cancelled. Section 3 (T 1:30-2:20) will still be taught as scheduled.

CANCELLATION. PSYCH 176 Personality has been cancelled.

Spring Course Update 10/27 10 AM

Posted: October 27, 2014

CANCELLATION. English 204 Studies in African American Literature has been cancelled.

Preregistration for Spring begins 11/3

Posted: October 17, 2014

Preregistration for the Spring, 2015, semester begins on Monday, November 3. Access is by registration class and letter code according to the posted registration schedule. Please check your profile in WebAdvisor to confirm your correct class and letter! The date and time in the schedule are the earliest that you may register. Please make sure to consult with your academic advisor(s) before your scheduled registration time and receive permission to register – you will not be permitted to register for any classes without your advisor’s approval (double majors: both advisors must approve you to register). The general registration order is: seniors, week of 11/3; juniors, week of 11/10; sophomores, week of 11/17; first-years, week of 12/1. Within each class, the letter group order for Spring preregistration is: D, C, F, E, H, G, A, B (please note that the order when you register next next Fall will be: B, A, D, C, F, E, H, G).

Preregistration is limited to a maximum of 18 credits. You may add additional credits once the Spring semester begins.

SENIORS: if you plan to participate in the May Commencement ceremony, you MUST be registered to complete all remaining graduation requirements by the Spring Add deadline (January 26).

Drop Deadline is Monday 9/29

Posted: September 25, 2014

The last day to drop a Fall class is Monday, September 29. Drop cards must be signed by the instructor and turned in to the Registrar’s Office by 5 PM on 9/29. Late cards will not be accepted.

Add Deadline is Monday 9/8

Posted: September 4, 2014

The last day to Add a course for Fall, 2014, is Monday, September 8. Add cards must be signed by the instructor and turned in to the Registrar’s Office by 5 PM on Monday 9/8. Late cards will not be accepted.

You may drop courses on-line until 5 PM on Monday 9/8. After then, you may drop until 5 PM on September 29 by using a Drop card.