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United States Sports Academy America's Sports University?

Continuing Education Catalog

2018-2019

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"Field of Glory" By Aldo Luongo 1999 Sport Artist of the Year, Painter

United States Sports Academy

2018-2019 Continuing Education Catalog

About the Cover Photo:

Argentina native and U.S. resident Aldo Luongo, the American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA) 1999 Sport Artist of the Year, Painter, created "Field of Glory" as part of a commissioned series he did as Official Artist for the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France. He has also served as a three-time official Olympic Artist (Summer 1988 and 1996 and Winter 2002). This cover was chosen to commemorate the selection of the United States to host the World Cup in 2026. Prints of Luongo's works may be purchased from the United States Sport Academy bookstore at .

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. GENERAL POLICIES AND INFORMATION .................................................................1 1.1 Communicating with the Academy........................................................................1 1.2 Regional Accreditation...........................................................................................1 1.3 Licensure or Certification Renewal........................................................................ 1 1.4 Equal Opportunity Statement ................................................................................. 1 1.5 Military Programs .................................................................................................. 1 1.6 History ................................................................................................................... 2 1.7 Mission Statement .................................................................................................. 4 1.8 The Philosophy of the Academy ............................................................................4 1.9 Expectations of Continuing Education Students .................................................... 4 1.10 Honor Code for the United States Sports Academy...............................................4 1.11 Special Provisions .................................................................................................. 4 1.12 Location ................................................................................................................. 5 1.13 Memberships and Affiliations ................................................................................ 5 1.14 Alumni Status for Students .................................................................................... 6 1.15 Academy Library ................................................................................................... 7 1.15.1 Library Books ........................................................................................... 7

2. ACADEMIC CALENDAR.................................................................................................8 3. CONTINUING EDUCATION ...........................................................................................9

3.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................ 9 3.2 Registration and Enrollment................................................................................. 10

3.2.1 General Enrollment ................................................................................. 10 3.2.2 Enrollment for International Programs and Special Partner Programs ...10 3.3 Continuing Education Clock Hours and Units (CEUs)........................................10 3.4 Substitution of Previously Earned CEUs .............................................................11

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3.5 Substitution of Previously Earned Academic Credit............................................11

3.6 Programs .............................................................................................................. 11

3.6.1 Individual Courses ..................................................................................11

3.6.2 Certificates .............................................................................................. 11

3.6.3 Certifications ........................................................................................... 12

3.6.3.1 Certification Program Specifics .................................................. 13

3.6.4 International Sports Diplomas.................................................................15

3.6.5 Special Courses and Certifications..........................................................18

3.6.5.1 CEB 205 Philosophy of Shaolin Kung-Fu .................................. 19

3.6.5.2 National Coaching Certification Program...................................19

3.7 CEU Provider Program ........................................................................................ 20

3.7.1 National Federation of State High School Associations ......................... 20

3.7.2 U.S. Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Assn................................21

3.7.3 National Soccer Coaches Association of America..................................21

3.7.4 National Strength & Conditioning Association ...................................... 21

3.7.5 Athletic Business Association.................................................................22

3.7.6 American Football Coaches Association ................................................ 22

3.8 Partner Programs .................................................................................................. 22

3.9 Course Descriptions ............................................................................................. 23

4. ACADEMY REGULATIONS/POLICIES/PROCEDURES ............................................29

4.1 Academic Integrity...............................................................................................29

4.2 Academic Updates - Canvas ................................................................................29

4.3 Accounts Receivable from Students .................................................................... 30

4.4 Advising Program ................................................................................................ 30

4.5 Auditing Classes................................................................................................... 30

4.6 Campus Computing and Email ............................................................................30

4.7 Catalog Coverage and Change ............................................................................. 30

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4.8 Course Descriptions-Expanded............................................................................30

4.9 Course Evaluation ................................................................................................ 30

4.10 Drug and Alcohol Policy......................................................................................31

4.10.1 Monitoring Student Criminal Activity Off-Campus ...............................31

4.10.2 Policies and Programs Concerning Alcohol and Drugs .......................... 31

4.11 Examinations-Continuing Education ...................................................................32

4.12 Facilities ............................................................................................................... 32

4.13 Grading Policies and Procedures ......................................................................... 32

4.14 Holds on Student Records .................................................................................... 32

4.15 Online Student Security ....................................................................................... 33

4.16 Refund Policy.......................................................................................................33

4.17 Repeat Policy ....................................................................................................... 33

4.18 Resident and Non-Resident Faculty Members.....................................................33

4.19 Special Student Services ...................................................................................... 33

4.19.1 Students with Disabilities........................................................................33

4.19.1.1 Providing Services for Students with Disabilities ..................... 34

4.19.2 Students with Military Obligations ......................................................... 35

4.20 Student Conduct ................................................................................................... 36

4.20.1 Threatening Behavior by Students .......................................................... 37

4.20.1.1 Prohibited Behavior .................................................................. 37

4.20.1.2 Procedures for Reporting Threatening Behavior....................... 37

4.20.1.3 Disciplinary Process..................................................................38

4.21 Student Organizations .......................................................................................... 38

4.22 Student Complaints Not Related to Grades..........................................................39

4.23 Student Rights ...................................................................................................... 40

4.23.1 Student Rights for Records and Disclosures ........................................... 40

4.23.2 Student Rights: Complaint Process ......................................................... 41

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4.24 Title IX/Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Policies & Procedures ...........41

4.24.1 Non-Discrimination Statement................................................................41

4.24.2 Sexual Misconduct Policy.......................................................................41

4.24.2.1 Gender/Sexual Discrimination, Misconduct ............................. 41

4.24.2.2 Dissemination of the Policy and Training.................................41

4.24.2.3 Definitions and Examples of Sexual Misconduct ..................... 42

4.24.2.3.1 Sexual Harassment .................................................... 43

4.24.2.3.2 Sexual Assault ........................................................... 43

4.24.2.3.3 Sexual Violence ........................................................ 43

4.24.2.3.4 Consent......................................................................43

4.24.2.3.5 Incapacitation ............................................................ 43

4.24.2.3.6 Sexual Exploitation ................................................... 44

4.24.2.3.7 Domestic Violence .................................................... 44

4.24.2.3.8 Dating Violence ........................................................ 45

4.24.2.3.9 Stalking ..................................................................... 45

4.24.2.4 Confidentiality........................................................................... 46

4.24.2.5 Retaliation ................................................................................. 47

4.24.2.6 Recordkeeping........................................................................... 47

4.24.2.7 Reporting/Filing a Title IX Complaint......................................47

4.24.2.7.1 Gender/Sex................................................................47

4.24.2.7.2 Other Complaints ...................................................... 48

4.24.2.7.3 Receipt of Complaint ................................................ 48

4.24.2.7.4 Referral to Title IX Investigator................................49

4.24.2.7.5 Office of Title IX Investigator .................................. 49

4.24.2.7.6 Notice of Charges and Complaint Investigation ....... 50

4.24.2.7.7 Investigation Findings: Communication ................... 50

4.24.2.7.8 Investigation Findings: Acceptance .......................... 51

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