Catalog Addendum

On March 23rd, 2017, the Undergraduate and Graduate tabs of the Grading System page were amended to reflect the following changes to course withdrawal information:

  • The grades WP and WF were removed and all information regarding the grades deleted.
  • To record attempted credits, a grade of W is recorded when a student withdraws from a registered course.

On March 23rd, 2017, the Course Withdrawal and the Term/University withdrawal tabs of the Withdrawal page were amended to reflect the following changes to course withdrawal information:

  • The grades WP and WF were removed and all information regarding the grades deleted.
  • A grade of W will be issued for each withdrawn course and recorded on the transcript as attempted credits. This grade is not calculated in the grade point average. 

On March 27th, 2017, the Advanced Placement Credit catalog page was altered to reflect the decision to award transfer credit for Advanced Placement tests.

On March 29th, 2017, the Courses page was amended to include information about the course numbering system. 

  • Update: On February 12th, 2018, the Course Numbering System page was added to indicate information regarding the course numbering system.

On April 6th, 2017, the Tuition and Fees page was modified to include the following information: international students will not be charged the New Student Fee of $350.

On April 6th, 2017, the Tuition and Fees page was modified to add the fee for Student Health Insurance Program, which is $1,824 annually for those who qualify.

On April 10th, 2017, the Admissions Requirements page was modified to include the following information: the Finance and Human Resource Management Master of Science degree programs have possible start terms of fall and spring.

On April 11th, 2017, the University Withdrawal Credit Policy  page was modified to include the following information: the New Student Fee, Student Health Insurance, and the International Student Services Fee are non-refundable.

On April 17th, 2017, the Corporation and Trustees page was modified to reflect changes to the Members of the Corporation and the Officers of the Corporation. Thomas L. Dwyer, MBA, no longer occupies the position of provost, but remains the vice chancellor and executive vice president. 

On April 17th, 2017, the University Leadership page was modified to reflect changes to the position titles of university leadership. Thomas L. Dwyer, MBA, no longer occupies the position of provost, but remains the vice chancellor and executive vice president.

On April 17th, 2017, the Department Directories page was modified to reflect changes to the Office of the Provost. Thomas L. Dwyer, MBA, no longer occupies the position of provost, but remains the vice chancellor and executive vice president. Lily Hsu, PhD, has assumed the role of provost. Billye Auclair, PhD, has assumed the role of vice provost.

On April 17th, 2017, the following information was removed from the Institutional Aid page: all information relating to the MBA/MS Scholarship.

On April 17th, 2017, the Federal Grants and Loans page was modified to include the following information: the average amount of loan debt for a student completing a four year degree at Johnson & Wales University for FY 2016 was $32,080.

On April 17th, 2017, the Federal Grants and Loans page was modified to include the following information: the average amount of loan debt for a student completing a graduate degree at Johnson & Wales University for FY 2016 was $45,715.

As of March 9th, 2017, the Social Media & Web Technologies BS degree program will not be offered at the Providence campus.

On May 4th, 2017, the following changes were made to the College of Arts & Sciences leadership on the Academic Directories page:

  • Dr. Laura Galligan was removed from the position of interim department chair, equine studies.
  • Dr. Galligan was replaced by Dr. Jacquelyn Bowser, department chair, equine studies.

As of May 10th, 2017, the English: Writing and Literature BA degree program will not be offered at the Providence campus.

As of May 10th, 2017, the Global Studies BA degree program will not be offered at the Providence campus.

On May 17th, 2017, the Academic Standing page was modified to reflect changes in the academic standing standards for graduate programs:

  • Graduate students and 4+1 BS/MBA/MS program students are allowed a maximum of two terms on probation.
  • The academic standing standards for graduate students table was altered to reflect the addition of a second probation term.

As of May 18th, 2017, the Operations and Supply Chain Management BSBA degree program will not be offered at the Providence campus.

On May 26th, 2017, the University Leadership page was modified to include to the following information: Tarun Malik ’90 MS, ’11 EdD, has replaced Robert C. Mock Jr., EdD, as the president of the Charlotte Campus.

On May 26th, 2017, the Corporation and Trustees page was modified to remove the following information: information regarding Robert C. Mock Jr., EdD.

On June 7th, 2017, the SHARP page was modified to include the following information: details regarding the effect of SHARP participation on program completion. Additionally, information was added stipulating that English as a Second Language classes are not included in the GPA calculation to determine eligibility for SHARP.

On June 7th, 2017, the following information was removed from the SHARP page: information stating that the benefits provided by SHARP are not applicable during full time internship terms or for an additional culinary/pastry laboratory class. 

On June 7th, 2017, the graduate tab of the Admissions Requirements page was modified to correct the degree awarded for the Physician Assistant Studies program to “MSPAS.”

On June 7th, 2017, the  graduate tab of the Admissions Requirements page was modified to clarify information regarding the Culinary Arts Education MAT program.

On June 29th, 2017, the Accreditations and Approvals page was modified to update the contact details for the Office of the Provost.

On July 7th, 2017, the following information was removed from the graduate tab of the Admissions Requirements page: all information relating to the official test scores requirement.

On July 10th, 2017, the University Withdrawal Credit page was modified to reflect the differentiation of undergraduate and graduate withdrawal credit policies.

On July 11th , 2017, the following changes were made to the College of Culinary Arts Academic Directories page:

  • Peter Lehmuller, EdD, was removed from the position of dean of the College of Culinary Arts.

As of July 11th, 2017, the MBA – Finance Concentration MBA degree program will be offered at the Providence campus.

As of July 11th, 2017,  the MBAHuman Resource Management Concentration MBA degree program will be offered at the Providence campus.

As of July 11th, 2017,  the MBANonprofit Management Concentration MBA degree program will be offered at the Providence campus. 

On July 31st, 2017, the English Proficiency Requirements page was modified to reflect updates to the scores required on English proficiency examinations to constitute acceptable proof of English proficiency. 

On August 8th, 2017, the graduate tab of the Admissions Requirements page was modified to reflect the addition of admissions requirements for the MBA - Finance Concentration, the MBA- Human Resource Management Concentration, and the MBA - Nonprofit Management Concentration.

On August 9th, 2017, the graduate tab of the Admissions Requirements page was modified to reflect the addition of additional admissions requirements for all MBA programs.

As of August 21st, 2017, the Sport Leadership MS degree program will not be offered at the Providence campus.

As of August 21st, 2017, the Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development MS degree program will not be offered at the Providence campus.

On August 22nd, 2017, the following changes were made to the College of Arts & Sciences leadership on the Academic Directories page:

  • Professor Alison Goodrich, JD, was removed from the position of department chair, criminal justice.
  • Professor Goodrich was replaced by Paul Sylvestre, PhD, department chair, criminal justice.

On August 22nd, 2017, the graduate tab of the Admissions Requirements page was modified to reflect the removal of the Sport Leadership MS and the Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development MS degree programs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

As of September 4th, 2017, the Applied Research minor will not be offered.

On October 11th, 2017, the Academic Standing page was modified to reflect the following changes:

  • Replacement of “4+1 program” with “Accelerated Master’s Program.”
  • Clarification regarding the Academic Standing Standards for English as a Second Language students.
  • Removal of the withdrawal grade “WF.”
  • Addition of undergraduate requirements for return to Johnson & Wales University after academic dismissal.

On December 14th, 2017, the Accreditations and Approvals page was modified to include the following information: details regarding the accreditation status of the Physician Assistant Studies Program sponsored by Johnson & Wales University.

On January 24th, 2018, the Admissions Requirements page was modified to include the following information: details regarding the accreditation status of the Physician Assistant Studies Program sponsored by Johnson & Wales University.

On February 16th, 2018, the Experiential Education & Career Services page was modified to add the following information: the Experiential Education & Career Services department does not guarantee employment.