1. The University
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.
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.
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 GA 30033-4907, telephone number (404) 679-4500) to award bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.
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.
The core values of the University of Texas at Austin are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each member of the University is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness, and respect toward peers and community.
Through the following academic units, the University offers close to three hundred undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs.
School of Architecture
Red McCombs School of Business
Department of Accounting
College of Communication
Department of Advertising
College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
College of Engineering
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
College of Fine Arts
Department of Art and Art History
School of Information
School of Law
College of Liberal Arts
Center for African and African American Studies
College of Natural Sciences
Department of Astronomy
School of Nursing
College of Pharmacy
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
School of Social Work
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17 August 2004. Office of the Registrar
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