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Additional Admission Requirements for Some Programs
Programs in architecture, business administration, engineering, fine arts, nursing, pharmacy, and social work restrict admission as described below.
Architecture. Admission to the School of Architecture is based on standards similar to but higher than those for admission to the University. See chapter 2 of The Undergraduate Catalog for additional information.
Business Administration. Admission to the Red McCombs School of Business is based on standards similar to but higher than those for admission to the University. See chapter 3 of The Undergraduate Catalog for additional information.
Engineering. Admission to the undergraduate programs in engineering is limited and is offered only to the best qualified applicants. See chapter 6 of The Undergraduate Catalog for additional information.
Fine Arts.To major in the Department of Art and Art History, a student must have the approval of the Department of Art and Art History Admissions Committee. Information about admission requirements, procedures, and deadlines is available from the undergraduate advising office in the department.
To major in design a student must have the approval of the Design Admissions Committee. The required sequence of courses in design begins on the sophomore level; thus students seeking to enter the design program should apply for admission to the University as predesign majors.
To major in music a student must meet University admission requirements and pass an audition conducted by the School of Music. A student who does not pass the audition may not major in music even though he or she is admitted to the University. At the discretion of the music school a student who fails an audition may audition a second time.
Admission to programs in the Department of Theatre and Dance requires the approval of the Theatre and Dance Admissions Committee. Information about requirements, procedures, and deadlines is available from the office of undergraduate studies in the department.
See chapter 7 of The Undergraduate Catalog for additional information about admission to specific programs in the College of Fine Arts.
Nursing. Students seeking an undergraduate degree in nursing must complete a prescribed preprofessional curriculum with a grade point average of at least 2.50 before being admitted to the professional sequence. See chapter 10 of The Undergraduate Catalog for additional information.
Pharmacy. A student who wishes to pursue a degree in pharmacy must complete a prepharmacy curriculum. At the University, prepharmacy students enroll in the College of Natural Sciences. The student's application to the professional program in the College of Pharmacy is considered on the basis of overall academic performance. See chapter 11 of The Undergraduate Catalog for additional information.
Social Work. A student who wishes to pursue a degree in social work must complete a pre-social work curriculum that includes supervised volunteer service with clients in a human services organization. The student's application to the professional curriculum is considered on the basis of academic performance and the student's commitment to and suitability for generalist social work practice. See chapter 12 of The Undergraduate Catalog for additional information.
Other. Other academic programs at the University may impose similar enrollment restrictions when necessary.
Admission to upper-division work. In addition to the requirements outlined in the preceding section, some academic programs have established minimum standards for admission to upper-division or professional sequence courses. The student should consult departmental advisers about eligibility to register for upper-division coursework.
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