2015-2016 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog
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The Graduate Catalog
The Graduate Catalog represents the offerings and requirements in effect at the time of publication, but there is no guarantee that they will not be changed or revoked. The course offerings and requirements of the institution are continually under examination and revision. However, adequate and reasonable notice will be given to students affected by any change. This catalog is not intended to state contractual terms and should not be regarded as a contract between the student and the institution. The institution reserves the right to change any provision, offering, or requirement to be effective when determined by the institution. These changes will govern current and readmitted students. Enrollment of all students is subject to these conditions. The current catalog should be referred to during each year of study. The university further reserves the right to dismiss a student from the university for cause at any time.
Graduate students must assume full responsibility for knowledge of rules and regulations of the Graduate Council and departmental requirements for the chosen degree program. Any exceptions to the policies stated in the Graduate Catalog must be approved by the Dean of the Graduate School. Individual colleges and departments may have requirements beyond the minimum established by the Graduate Council.
Accommodations and Assistance
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is strongly committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and assuring that no qualified individual is by reason of disability, excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of any services, programs, or activities provided by the University. The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) provides reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities whenever necessary to afford otherwise qualified students access to services, programs, or activities. The Director, Michelle Rigler, holds the responsibility of ensuring University compliance with ADA. For more information, please come by the OSD office located at 102 Frist Hall, or call (423) 425-4006.
EEO/TITLE IX/AA/SECTION 504 STATEMENT
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, handicap, or veteran status in provision of educational opportunities or employment opportunities and benefits. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in the education programs and activities which it operates, pursuant to the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Pub. L. 92-318; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Pub. L. 93-112; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101-336, respectively. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the University. Inquiries and charges of violation should be directed to the Office of the Director for Affirmative Action, 104 Founders Hall, (423) 425-4124. E040224-002-10.
The course offerings and requirements of the University are continually under examination and revision. This catalog presents the offerings and requirements in effect at the time of publication to the web, but is no guarantee that they will not be changed or revoked.
In compliance with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga provides for the confidentiality of student records. Additional information pertaining to the privacy rights of students can be found at www.utc.edu/Records-Registration/ferpa.html.
The information contained in this publication most accurately describes the admission policies, regulations, requirements and procedures of the University and the University of Tennessee System regulations. The University reserves the right to delete, substitute, change or supplement any statement in this publication without prior notice.