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General Info 02-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
Admission

CHAPTER 3
Registration, Fees, and Deposits

CHAPTER 4
Academic Policies and Procedures

CHAPTER 5
Student Affairs

CHAPTER 6
Libraries and Other Academic Resources

CHAPTER 7
The Texas Exes

APPENDIXES

STATISTICAL
SUMMARIES

 

    

1. The University

 

Statement on Equal Educational Opportunity

The University of Texas at Austin is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University commmunity. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, citizenship, and veteran status. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is also prohibited pursuant to University policy.

Title IX/ADA/504 Coordinators

Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972) and disability (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990). The University has designated the following persons as Coordinators to monitor compliance with these statutes and to resolve complaints of discrimination based on gender or disability.

For students:
Teresa Brett, Dean of Students, SSB 4.104 (100-B West Dean Keeton Street), (512) 471-1201
For employees:
Linda Millstone, Deputy to the Vice President and Director of Equal Opportunity Services, NOA 4.302 (101 East 27th Street), (512) 471-1849

Accreditation

The University of Texas at Austin is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4907, telephone number (404) 679-4500) to award bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

Mission

The mission of the University is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research, and public service. The University provides superior and comprehensive educational opportunities at the baccalaureate through doctoral and special professional educational levels. The University contributes to the advancement of society through research, creative activity, scholarly inquiry, and the development of new knowledge. The University preserves and promotes the arts, benefits the states economy, serves the citizens through public programs, and provides other public service.

Organization of the University of Texas at Austin

More than 100 undergraduate degree programs and 180 graduate degree programs are offered by the University's colleges and schools.

School of Architecture

Red McCombs School of Business, with five departments

Accounting
Finance
Management
Management Science and Information Systems
Marketing Administration

College of Communication, with four departments, one school, and one center

Advertising
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication Studies
Radio-Television-Film
School of Journalism
Speech and Hearing Center

College of Education, with five departments

Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Kinesiology and Health Education
Special Education

College of Engineering, with seven departments

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

College of Fine Arts, with two departments, one school, one center,
and a museum

Art and Art History
Theatre and Dance
School of Music
Performing Arts Center
Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art

Graduate School

School of Law

College of Liberal Arts, with twenty-one departments, one division, three interdisciplinary programs, four centers, and one institute

American Studies
Anthropology
Asian Studies
Classics
Economics
English
French and Italian
Geography
Germanic Studies
Government
History
Linguistics
Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Philosophy
Psychology
ROTC
     Air Force Science
     Military Science
     Naval Science
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Sociology
Spanish and Portuguese
Division of Rhetoric and Composition
Ethnic Studies
     Center for African and African American Studies
     Center for Asian American Studies
     Center for Mexican American Studies
Humanities Program
Plan II Honors Program
Center for Asian Studies
Americo Paredes Center for Cultural Studies
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Graduate School of Library and Information Science

College of Natural Sciences, with seven departments, two schools, and one office

Astronomy
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Computer Sciences
Human Ecology
Marine Science
Mathematics
Physics
John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences
School of Biological Sciences
     Integrative Biology Section
     Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology Section
     Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Section
     Neurobiology Section
Health Professions Office

School of Nursing

College of Pharmacy

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

School of Social Work

 


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General Information
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - Admission
Chapter 3 - Registration, Fees, and Deposits
Chapter 4 - Academic Policies and Procedures
Chapter 5 - Student Affairs
Chapter 6 - Libraries and Other Academic Resources
Chapter 7 - The Texas Exes
Appendixes
Statistical Summaries

Related Information
Catalogs
Course Schedules
Academic Calendars
Office of Admissions


Office of the Registrar
University of Texas at Austin

8 November 2002. Registrar's Web Team

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