Dean Mary Ann Rankin of the College of Natural Sciences
has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council proposed changes
to admission policy for entry majors in the College of Natural Sciences
chapter in The Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008
. The faculty
of the college approved the changes on November 9, 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.
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under the heading ADMISSION AND REGISTRATION in the College
of Natural Sciences chapter of The
Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006, make the following changes:
Admission and readmission of all students to the University is the responsibility
of the director of admissions. Information about admission to the University
is given in General Information.
In the College of Natural Sciences, all students are admitted to the entry
major for the field they wish to study. After completing some of the courses
required for the degree, each student selects the major and the option he or
she plans to pursue. Some programs have additional admission requirements;
these are given below.
This admission process will enable the College to
provide the most effective advising and progress-toward-degree tracking.