UT Austin
General Info
1999-2000

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
Ex-Students' Association

APPENDIXES

STATISTICAL
SUMMARIES




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 Chapter 1
 The University


Statement on Equal Educational Opportunity

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under, any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability.

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) 687-4501) 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 state 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 170 graduate degree programs are offered by the University's colleges and schools.

School of Architecture

College of Business Administration, with five departments

Accounting
Finance
Management Science and Information Systems
Management
Marketing Administration

College of Communication, with five departments and one center

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

College of Education, with five departments, three centers, and one office

Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Kinesiology and Health Education
Special Education
Learning Abilities Center
Learning Resources Center
Science Education Center
Office of Bilingual Education

College of Engineering, with six departments and one interdisciplinary program

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

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, two interdisciplinary programs, and five centers

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 Mexican American Studies
Plan II Honors Program
Center for Asian Studies
Center for Intercultural Studies in Folklore and Ethnomusicology
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies [1]
Language and Area Center for Latin American Studies

Graduate School of Library and Information Science

College of Natural Sciences, with eight departments, one school, and one office

Astronomy
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Computer Sciences
Geological Sciences
Human Ecology
Marine Science
Mathematics
Physics
School of Biological Sciences
Health Professions Office

School of Nursing

College of Pharmacy

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

School of Social Work




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