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UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG
1998 - 2000


CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
College of Business Administration

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 9
College of Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 10
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 11
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 12
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 13
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

 The Undergraduate Catalog 1998-2000


 Contents


About the Catalog
Officers of Administration
Board of Regents
Directory of Offices
 
1. The University
Statement on Equal Educational Opportunity
Accreditation
The University of Texas at Austin
The Mission of the University
The University of Texas System
Organization of the University
Degree Programs
Preprofessional Programs
Preparation for Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, and Allied Health Professions
Preparation for Law
Preparation for Teaching in High School
Preparation for Library Work
Preparation for Social Work
Basic Education Requirements
Coursework in the Graduate School and the School of Law
Honors
Academic Advising
Graduation
 
2. School of Architecture
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Equipment and Supplies
Ownership of Student Work
Standard of Work Required
Employed Students
Graduation
Degrees
Degrees Offered
Sequence of Work
Applicability of Certain Courses
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Courses Taken on the Pass/Fail Basis
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Admission Deficiencies
Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture Dual Degree Programs
Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering
Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Arts, Plan II
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies
Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
Courses
Architectural Interior Design
Architecture
Community and Regional Planning
 
3. College of Business Administration
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Honors
The Minor
The Business Foundations Program
Graduation
Degrees
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Courses Taken on the Pass/Fail Basis
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Concurrent Enrollment
Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Requirements
Program Degree Requirements
Accounting
Engineering Route to the Bachelor of Business Administration
Finance
Honors Program
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Courses
Business Administration
Department of Accounting
Department of Finance
Department of Management
Department of Management Science and Information Systems
Department of Marketing Administration
 
4. College of Communication
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation Test
Honors
Communication and Society Concentration
United States Latino and Latin American Media Studies Concentration
Women's Studies Concentration
Graduation
Degrees
Degrees Offered
Writing Requirement
Communication and Culture Requirement
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Concurrent Enrollment and Correspondence and Extension Courses
Courses Taken on the Pass/Fail Basis
Other Courses
Courses for Teacher Preparation
Bachelor of Science in Advertising
Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Bachelor of Journalism
Bachelor of Science in Public Relations
Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film
Bachelor of Science in Speech
Courses
Communication
Department of Advertising
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Department of Journalism
Public Relations
Department of Radio-Television-Film
Department of Speech Communication
 
5. College of Education
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Certification Requirements
Honors
Graduation
Degrees
General Requirements
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
Secondary School Teacher Certification
Courses
Applied Learning and Development
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Department of Educational Psychology
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
Science
Department of Special Education
 
6. College of Engineering
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Quantity of Work Rule
Repetition of a Course
Drop Policies
Attendance
Standard of Work Required and Scholastic Policies
Pass/Fail Option
Honors
Graduation
Degrees
Technical Area Options
ABET Criteria
Liberal Education of Engineers
Social Science Elective
Fine Arts/Humanities Elective
Foreign Language Requirement
Writing Requirement
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Requirements Included in All Engineering Degree Plans
Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering
Dual Degree Program in Architectural Engineering and Architecture
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering
Courses
General Engineering
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
 
7. College of Fine Arts
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Class Attendance and Absences
Special Regulations of the College of Fine Arts
Honors
Honorary Societies and Service Organizations
Graduation
Degrees
Degrees Offered
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
Bible Courses
Courses Taken on the Pass/Fail Basis
Credit by Examination, Correspondence, and Transfer
Basic Education Requirements for All Programs except Music Performance
Basic Education Requirements for Programs in Music Performance
Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts
Studio Art Major
Design Major
Art History Major
Visual Art Studies Major
Theatre Studies Major
Dance Major
Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Music
Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Art
Studio Art Major
Art History Major
Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Dance
Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Music
Courses
Fine Arts
Department of Art and Art History
School of Music
Department of Theatre and Dance
 
8. College of Liberal Arts
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Honors
Graduation
Degrees
Program in Comparative Literature
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Other Courses
Admission Deficiencies
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Courses Taken on the Pass/Fail Basis
Bachelor of Arts, Plan I
Bachelor of Arts, Plan II
Courses
Liberal Arts Honors
Department of American Studies
Department of Anthropology
Archaeological Studies Program
Center for Asian Studies/Department of Asian Studies
Department of Classics
Cognitive Science
Comparative Literature
Department of Economics
Division of Rhetoric and Composition
Department of English
Ethnic Studies Program
Center for African and African American Studies
Center for Mexican American Studies
European Studies
Center for Intercultural Studies in Folklore and Ethnomusicology
Department of French and Italian
Freshman Seminar
Department of Geography
Department of Germanic Studies
Department of Government
Department of History
Humanities Program
Jewish Studies
Language and Area Center for Latin American Studies
Department of Linguistics
Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Philosophy
Plan II Honors Program
Department of Psychology
Religious Studies
ROTC Courses
Department of Air Force Science
Department of Military Science
Department of Naval Science
Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Department of Sociology
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Technology, Literacy, and Culture
Women's Studies
 
9. College of Natural Sciences
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Honors
Graduation
Degrees
Marine Science Program
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Other Courses
Admission Deficiencies
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Courses Taken on the Pass/Fail Basis
Bachelor of Arts, Plan I
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Option I: Molecular Biology
Option II: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology
Option III: Teaching
Bachelor of Science in Botany
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry: Teaching Option
Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Relationships
Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences
Option I: General Geology
Option II: Geophysics
Option III: Hydrogeology/Environmental Geology
Option IV: Teaching
Bachelor of Science in Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
Option I: Nutrition
Option II: Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Bachelor of Science in Physics
Bachelor of Science in Physics: Teaching Option
Bachelor of Science in Textiles and Apparel
Option I: Apparel Design and Conservation
Option II: Retail Merchandising
Bachelor of Science in Zoology
Courses
Natural Sciences
Department of Astronomy
Division of Biological Sciences
Department of Botany
Department of Microbiology
Department of Zoology
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Computer Sciences
Department of Geological Sciences
Department of Human Ecology
Department of Marine Science
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics
 
10. School of Nursing
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Student Responsibility
Standards of Nursing Performance and Progress
Medical Clearance Requirements
Health and Hospitalization Insurance
Professional Liability Insurance
Uniforms and Other Expenses
Honors
Credit by Examination
Graduation
Degrees
Programs in the School of Nursing
Purpose of the School of Nursing
Objectives of the Bachelor's Degree Program
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Courses
 
11. College of Pharmacy
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Academic Standards in the College of Pharmacy
Standards of Ethical Conduct
Attendance in Classes and Laboratories
Academic Advising
Career Counseling in the College of Pharmacy
Honors
Graduation
Degrees
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Prescribed Work
Courses
 
12. School of Social Work
General Information
Admission and Registration
Academic Policies and Procedures
Academic Advising
Career Choice Information
Honors
Review and Grievance Procedures
Graduation
Degrees
Applicability of Certain Courses
Physical Activity Courses
ROTC Courses
Correspondence and Extension Courses
Courses Taken on the Pass/Fail Basis
Other Courses
The Minor
Bachelor of Social Work
Courses
 
13. The Faculty
 
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
 
Appendix B, Degreee and Course Abbreviations



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Contents  |  Chapter 1  |  Chapter 2  |  Chapter 3  |  Chapter 4
Chapter 5  |  Chapter 6  |  Chapter 7  |  Chapter 8  |  Chapter 9
Chapter 10  |  Chapter 11  |  Chapter 12  |  Chapter 13
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
Appendix B


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