2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Music Groups Students with musical abilities may utilize their talents in any one of a number of musical groups. Membership in any of these musical groups is determined through auditions, which occur during Getting Started Weekend. Vocalists may sing with the Concert Chorale, Women’s Choir, Opera Ensemble, and Jubilate Worship Choir, and Madrigal Choir. Instrumentalists may participate in the Wind Symphony, University Orchestra, Jazz Band, Flute Choir, Harp Choir, Yellow Jacket Pep Band, or various chamber ensembles. Students may also audition for HeartSong and chapel bands which are directed by Christian Ministries. Intercollegiate Athletics Cedarville University provides intercollegiate competition for men in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, indoor and outdoor track, soccer, and tennis. Intercollegiate sports for women include basketball, cross country, indoor and outdoor track, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Cedarville is a member of the NCAA Division II, the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC), and the National Christian College Athletic Association. Students interested in participating on an intercollegiate athletic team or cheerleading squad should visit the Cedarville University Athletics website (yellowjackets.cedarville.edu) and click on “recruits” in the menu. Campus Recreation Campus Recreation provides safe and exciting recreational facilities as well as a wide variety of programs and services to help meet the fitness and recreational needs and interests of our University family. Our outdoor recreational facilities include 20 acres of field space, four sand volleyball courts, two basketball/ pickleball courts, and one disc golf course. Our indoor recreational facilities include a 60,000-square-foot field house, three racquetball courts, an exercise studio, a free weight room area, a circuit weight training area, 50 cardio machines, and a 36-foot indoor rock climbing wall. Our programs include over 25 intramural sports, several club sports, various outdoor pursuit trips, fitness programming, and special events. For a complete list of recreational activities and additional information, visit cedarville. edu/recreation. Student Life Programs Student Life Programs provides cocurricular activities, events, programs, and involvement opportunities with the goal of developing lifelong leaders who influence and love others and pursue excellence in all areas of life. We are committed to providing exceptional programs, services, and opportunities that are distinctively Christ-centered. Leadership Opportunities Student Life Programs provides opportunities for students to serve as leaders as well as providing leadership development opportunities. CU LEAD is a holistic leadership development program committed to assisting Cedarville University students in not only understanding but establishing and developing a biblical foundation for service-based leadership. CU LEAD is designed to enhance the leadership ability of students by providing them with a lens to view leadership and leadership opportunities. The core of the CU LEAD program is the foundation of leadership, which is defined by the following: • Stewardship – We recognize that all of our gifts, abilities, and talents are given to us from God, and we are responsible to use them for His glory in the service of others. (1 Pet. 4:10) • Influence – We recognize that true leadership is influence. We all have influence and it is our privilege and responsibility to influence others. We must lead like Jesus who did not have a position in society but radically changed the world for the Kingdom of God through his influence. • Service – We recognize that true leadership is not a position of honor or power but one of humility and service. (Heb. 13) Organizations Student Government Association (SGA) exists to provide a means by which the student body can express their thoughts and desires to the administration. SGA also orchestrates activities, chapels, organizations, and leadership opportunities for the benefit of the student body. Academic Organizations Accounting Society promotes accounting awareness, establishes relationships with professionals in the accounting vocation, provides tutoring for students, and promotes fellowship among accounting students. Allied Health Student Organization promotes scholarship, fellowship, and spiritual growth among students majoring in allied health through meetings featuring clinical topics, devotions, and prayer as well as enhance understanding of the profession and facilitate opportunities for growth. Alpha Delta Nu is an organization that supports students majoring in criminal justice. Alpha Kappa Delta, the local chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, is an English honor organization that recognizes outstanding students in the English program. Alpha Sigma is devoted to promoting critical thinking through philosophical and theological inquiry into issues central to the Christian worldview and our contemporary culture. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, promoting practical experience and professional development. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) serves to promote an increased knowledge of and greater interest in the science, design, development, construction, languages, management, and applications of modern computing as well as a greater interest in computing and its applications, a means of communication between persons having an interest in computing, and service to the community. Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) provides management information systems, computer information systems, and computer science majors with opportunities to network with AITP members and learn about information systems careers through seminars and computer-related activities. Athletic Training Organization promotes educational activities to develop closer contact with those involved in the athletic training/sports medicine profession. Cedarville Legal Society provides a biblical view of justice in the pursuit of a law degree by sponsoring educational activities related to pursuing a legal career, establishing relationships with students with common career goals, and promoting the profession of law to Cedarville students. Cedarville University Chemistry Club provides opportunities through professional associations and alumni to become better acquainted with the exceptional field of chemical science, to provide a platform for development in preparing and presenting technical material before interested audiences, to promote a spirit of excellence toward chemical learning and practice, and to foster an awareness of the social impact, environmental responsibilities, and challenges of the modern chemist. Cedarville University Pharmacy Class Council supports the class to the best of their ability with any spiritual, professional, or academic issues that arise. 2023–24 Undergraduate Academic Catalog Page 9 Introduction Student Life Programs