Undergraduate Bulletin Updated for 1997-1998
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Center City Campus (TUCC)
The Temple University Center City (TUCC) campus is the downtown campus
of the University. Headquartered in Center City Philadelphia at 1616 Walnut
Street, TUCC is designed to meet the expanding educational needs of adults
who live or work in Center City. TUCC offers an outstanding selection of
undergraduate and graduate courses, full degree programs, and stimulating
workshops and seminars in the daytime, in the evening, and on weekends.
The campus also has an exciting cultural program of poetry readings, dance
performances, concerts, and lectures.
1616 Walnut Street
The University occupies 10 floors at 1616 Walnut Street, in the heart
of downtown Philadelphia. The campus bookstore is on the lower level, the
Adult Student Services Center is located on the first floor, and the TUCC
Director's office is on the second floor. The 1616 building also houses
Non-Credit Programs, Extension Services, the Real Estate Institute, the
Temple Association for Retired Professionals, the Library Resource and
Computer Center, and TUCC's Media Services Center. Altogether, there are
over 70 classrooms and seminar rooms, labs and studios at the campus.
The Temple University Center City campus provides convenient meeting
facilities for the University and surrounding businesses and organizations.
Support services are available to assure successful conferences and meetings.
Call the TUCC Conference Secretary at (215) 204-4357 for more information.
Academic Programs Offered
The following Temple University schools/colleges/departments usually
offer courses at TUCC during the academic year:
- Architecture Program
- Tyler School of Art
- Art History
- College of Arts and Sciences
- African-American Studies
- American Studies
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Criminal Justice
- English Language Enrichment Center at Temple (ELECT)
- Geography and Urban Studies
- Intellectual Heritage
- Master of Liberal Arts
- Political Science
- Women's Studies
- School of Business and Management
- Actuarial Science
- Business Administration
- General and Strategic Management
- Health Administration
- Human Resources Administration
- Management Science/Operations Management
- Real Estate
- Risk Management and Insurance
- School of Communications and Theater
- Broadcasting, Telecommunications, and Mass Media
- Film and Media Arts
- Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising
- Speech Communication
- College of Education
- Counseling Psychology
- Psychoeducational Processes
- College of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
- School of Law
- Continuing Legal Education
- Trial Advocacy
- Esther Boyer College of Music
- School of Social Administration
- Social Administration
- Social Work
Non-Credit Continuing Education Programs at TUCC
- Asbestos and Lead Abatement Center
- As an EPA-sponsored Regional Training Center, the Center offers EPA-certified
initial and refresher courses in the following Asbestos (A) and Lead (L)
disciplines: Worker (A&L), Contractor/Supervisor (A), Supervisor/Project
Planner (L), Building Inspector (A), Inspector (L), Risk Assessor (L),
Management Planner (A), and Project Designer (A) at TUCC. The Lead courses
also follow the HUD guidelines. In addition, the Center has a Lead Awareness
course for laypersons. By special arrangement, courses may be given at
the client's location. Call (215) 204-6479 for more information.
- The Business Agenda
- The Business Agenda, a division of Non-Credit Programs, addresses the
needs of adults for continuing professional education in the areas of career
development, business management, business communications, and business
computer applications. This coursework is geared to specific job levels
and requirements ranging from seminars for middle and upper-middle managers
to first-line supervisors to support staff. Instructors are practicing
professionals and often are members of Temple's faculty.
- Institute for Continuing Studies
- The Institute for Continuing Studies responds to the growing number
of adults who seek new avenues for personal growth. They can explore new
areas of interest and meet others like themselves in an educational environment
designed for their schedules.
The Institute for Continuing Studies offers courses in the following
- Creative Arts
- Culinary Arts
- Dance and Fitness
- Fine Arts
- Life Management Skills
- Personal Financial Planning
- The Philadelphia Connection
- Practical Skills including GRE, GMAT, and LSAT Preparation
- Special Programs
For more information about both The Business Agenda and Institute for
Continuing Studies, call Non-Credit Programs at (215) 204-4335 or 204-6946.
- Real Estate Institute
- The School of Business and Management's Real Estate Institute offers
a broad spectrum of courses in real estate and related fields for the individual
who is seeking professional advancement, but not an academic degree. Courses
offered by the Institute, when successfully completed, allow an applicant
to qualify for the Pennsylvania Salesperson Licensing examination and,
together with a three year apprenticeship and additional education, for
the Pennsylvania Real Estate Brokers examination under existing state law.
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who successfully complete
each course of study. For more information call (215) 204-1530.
- Music Preparatory Division
- The Esther Boyer College of Music's Preparatory Division offers people
of all ages and abilities - from the beginner to the experienced musician
- continuing opportunities for musical growth and enrichment. The Division
is designed both for pre-school through high school age students who are
considering music as a future career or serious avocation and for adults
who wish to develop their musical skills and interests. For more information,
please call (215) 204-1512.
- Temple Association for Retired Professionals
- The Temple Association for Retired Professionals (TARP) is a membership
organization designed for retirees. Men and women join TARP to renew their
educational interests at the university level without the traditional course
Members become both students and leaders/teachers in the special courses,
seminars, workshops and other educational programs sponsored by TARP. Study
and discussion courses cover such topics as current affairs, literature,
languages, art, physical education, music, religion, theater, and science.
Members also may audit one University undergraduate course each semester,
subject to University policy. Call (215) 204-1505 for more information.
- School of LawÑGraduate Law Center
- Temple University's School of Law offers an L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy
for graduate attorneys as well as non-credit Continuing Legal Education
courses on various topics to keep practicing attorneys informed and to
enhance their skills. All classes are taught by leading practitioners.
Trial Advocacy courses are offered in the evening; non-credit courses are
offered during the day and in the evening. Call (215) 204-8982 for more
- Academic Advising and Evening Services
- The Office of Academic Advising and Evening Services coordinates the
advising and evening services for the Center City Campus. This office should
be contacted by students who have not yet applied or been accepted into
a degree program, but are interested in taking academic courses. In addition,
this office monitors the academic progress of non-matriculated students
through the various schools and colleges. The Office of Academic and Evening
Services can also assist the new student at the Center City campus in identifying
University resources and services. Please call Denise Berardi at (215)
204-4358 for information or an appointment. Matriculated students can call
the TUCC Arts and Sciences adviser at (215) 204-1509, the TUCC Undergraduate
Business Adviser at (215) 204-1182, or the TUCC Graduate Business Adviser
at (215) 204-0460.
- Adult Student Services
- The Adult Student Services at the Center City Campus is located on
the first floor of 1616 Walnut Street, one flight up from the building
lobby. Its accessible location and evening hours enable busy adult students
to register for courses, use SIGI-PLUS for career assessment, or explore
with an adviser the many options at the Center City Campus. Adults 22 years
and older may also contact the Educational Services Component of the Russell
Conwell Center on the Main Campus at (215) 204-7602 when applying for admission
to the University.
- The TUCC Bookstore, a division of the Main Campus Student Store, is
located in the Lower Level of the 1616 Walnut Street Building. The Bookstore
carries course textbooks, supplemental works, selected best sellers and
paperbacks, and Temple University gifts and clothes. Call (215) 204-1527
- Career Development Services
- Career Development Services on Main Campus provides TUCC students with
career planning and placement services. TUCC students are encouraged to
schedule appointments for career advisement, and a representative from
Main Campus will meet with them at the Center City Campus. Call (215) 204-7981.
- Cash Operations Office
- The Cash Operations representative at TUCC processes tuition payments
and can also assist with billing problems. Payment is accepted by check,
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and MAC. Call (215) 204-1175 for information
- Library Resource and Computer Center
- The TUCC Library Resource and Computer Center is located on the fourth
floor of the 1616 Walnut Street Building. Services for TUCC students include:
- course reserve readings
- reference books and periodicals withon-line access to Paley Library
reference services (on Main Campus)
- intra-library loan
- Scholars Information Center (SIC) Network access
- quiet study area
Public copy machines using cash or vendor cards are available on the
4th and 5th floors.
The Center's staff assists students in the use of the mainframe and
personal computers as well as library research. Call (215) 204-6950 or
(215) 204-1521 for further information.
- John Le Bourgeois, Associate Dean, School of Business and Management,
Ph.D., Tulane University.
- Jackie Seguin, Associate Director, M.S., Drexel University.
- Denise Berardi, Coordinator of Academic Advising and Evening Services,
B.A., Temple University.
- Carol Jenkins, Manager of Scheduling and Facilities, M.P.A., Temple
- Marvin Hill, Manager of Media and Computer Resources, M.Ed., Temple
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