Dean Mary Ann Rankin of the College of Natural Sciences
has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council proposed changes
to concurrent enrollment policy in the College of Natural Sciences chapter
in The Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008
. The faculty of the
college approved the changes on April 4, 2005. The dean approved the
proposed changes on December 1, 2005, and submitted them to the secretary
on December 12, 2005. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation
of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or
The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on
March 13, 2006, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program
Review from the Office of the General Faculty on March 30, 2006. The committee
forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on April
10, 2006, recommending approval. The authority to grant final approval on behalf
of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.
If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified
below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council.
If an objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be
presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons,
must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.
To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General
Faculty by noon on April 21, 2006.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council
This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/
on April 13, 2006. Paper copies are available on request from the Office
of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.
| On page 422,
under the heading DEGREES,
in the APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN COURSES section in the College of Natural Sciences
chapter of The
Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006, make the following changes:
|CORRESPONDENCE AND EXTENSION COURSES] CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT
Credit that a University student in residence earns simultaneously by correspondence
or extension from the University or elsewhere, or in residence at another school,
will not be counted toward a degree in the College of Natural Sciences unless
specifically approved in advance by the [
] college. Student petition for
approval online at https://utdirect.utexas.edu/ns/cce.html.
No more than 30 percent of the semester hours required for any degree offered
in the College of Natural Sciences may be taken by correspondence.
A student in his or her final semester may not enroll concurrently at another
educational institution in any course that is to be counted toward the degree.
All transfer coursework must be added to the student’s academic record
before his or her last semester.
This is the prevailing policy for colleges and schools at the University.
To decrease problems with the University’s residency requirement.
To decrease problem with receipt of transfer credit in time to meet UT graduation