The University of Texas at Arlington: Graduate Catalog 2007-2008 Graduate Catalog 2007-2008
Note: This Catalog was published in July 2007 and supersedes the 2006-2007 Catalog.

Index to the Graduate Catalog

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A

Academic Calendar: 2007-2008
Academic Counseling
Academic Dishonesty
Academic Fresh Start
Accounting
Accreditation, U.T. Arlington
Adding, Dropping Courses
Administration, U.T. System and U.T. Arlington
Admission
Calculation of Grade Point Average
Deferred
Denied
Documentation Requirements
Graduate Student Advisement
International Students
Outstanding Undergraduates
Procedures
Readmission
Registration Schedule
Resident Alien Students
Restrictions on Admission
--Faculty
--General
Special Programs
Test Information
Types of Admission
--Probationary
--Provisional
--Unconditional
--United States Students
Advanced Degree Programs, Administration of
Advanced Degrees and Requirements
Advanced Polymer Research Center
Advisement
Advisors, Graduate
Aerodynamics Research Center
Aerospace Engineering
Anthropology
Application Evaluation Charges
International
U.S.
Application Materials, Retention of
Architecture and Fine Arts Library
Architecture, School of
Architecture, Program in
Landscape Architecture, Program in
Archival Administration Certificate
ARRI. See Automation & Robotics Research Institute
Art and Art History
Assessment Services
Assistantship/Associateship Policy
Audit of a Student's Schedule and Fee Audit Adjustments
Auditing Courses
Automation & Robotics Research Institute

B

Bacterial Meningitis
Bilingual Education Center
Biochemistry
Biological Macrofouling Research Center
Biology
Bioengineering
Board of Regents, U.T. System
Bursar Services
Business Administration, College of
Accounting
Business Administration, M.B.A. Program
Business Administration, Ph.D. Program
Economics
Finance and Real Estate,
Health Care Administration
Information Systems and Operations Management
Management
Marketing

C

Calendar: 2007-2008
Campus Facilities, Use of
Campus Recreation
Campus Solicitations
Campus Security
Candidacy
Doctoral Degree
Master's Degree
Career Development
Career Services
Center for Advanced Polymer Research
Center for Bilingual Education
Center for Biological Macrofouling Research
Center for Child Welfare, Judith Granger Birmingham
Center for Colloidal and Interfacial Dynamics
Center for Composite Materials
Center for Criminal Justice Research and Training
Center for Distance Education
Center for Economic Development Research and Service
Center for Educational Technology
Center for Electron Microscopy
Center for Environmental Design Research
Center for Far Eastern Studies
Center for Greater Southwestern Studies and the History of Cartography
Center for High Energy Physics and Technology
Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health
Center for Information Technologies Management
Center for International Research Education and Development (CIRED)
Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS)
Center for Multicultural Cooperation (CMC)
Center for Nanostructure Materials and Quantum Device Fabrication
Center for Nursing Research
Center for Post-Soviet and East European Studies
Center for Psychopharmacology Education and Research
Center for Research Evaluation and Technology
Center for Research on Organizational and Managerial Excellence
Center for Science Education,
Facilities
College of Education
Center for Social Research
Center for Theory
Center for Transportation Studies
Certificates Offered
Certified Public Management Program
Changing Courses
Change of Graduate Major or Program
Cheating
Check Cashing Policy
Checks, Returned
Chemistry and Biochemistry
City and Regional Planning
Civil and Environmental Engineering
CMAS. See Center for Mexican American Studies.
CMC. See Center for Multicultural Cooperation.
College of Business Administration
Accounting
Business Administration, M.B.A. Program
Business Administration, Ph.D. Program
Economics
Finance and Real Estate
Health Care Administration
Information Systems and Operations Management
Management
Marketing
College of Education
Curriculum and Instruction,
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Kinesiology
College of Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
College of Liberal Arts
Art and Art History
Communication
Criminology and Criminal Justice
English
History
Humanities
Linguistics
Modern Languages
Music
Philosophy and Humanities
Political Science
Sociology and Anthropology
Theatre Arts
College of Science
Biology
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Mathematics
Physics
Psychology
Science Education
Colloidal and Interfacial Dynamics Center
Committees on Graduate Studies
Committees, Supervising for Master's
Communication
Community Service Clinic
Composite Materials Center
Computer and Information Technology Charge
Computer Science and Engineering
Computing Facilities
Computing Services, Academic
Concurrent Enrollment
Conduct and Discipline
Consensual Relationships Policy
Construction Research Center
Correspondence Courses
Counseling, Academic
Counseling, Financial
Counseling, Personal
Counseling Services
Course Auditing
Course Changes
Course Designation System
Course Load
Course Descriptions. See individual program descriptions.
Course Transfer Credit
Course Withdrawal
Courses, General
Applicability to More than One Degree
Auditing
Changes
Correspondence
Designation System
Drops and Adds
Enrollment by Undergraduate with Bachelor's Degree
Extension
Grade Requirements
Load
Reservation for Graduate Credit
Transfer Credit
Withdrawal
Credit, Course
Credit by Examination
Credit, Transfer
Criminal Justice Research and Training Center
Criminology and Criminal Justice

D

Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Deadlines, Graduate School
Deans, Academic
Deferred Admission
Degree Requirements. See Master's Degree Requirements, Doctoral Degree Requirements or individual program descriptions.
Degree Plans, Master's (See also individual program descriptions).
Denied Admission
Developmental English Program
Development Review Certificate
Diplomas
Directory of Offices
Disclaimer
Discipline, Student
Dissertations
Distance Education, Center for
Distance Learning
Distance Learning Charges
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctoral Degree Requirements
Candidacy
Comprehensive Examination
Diagnostic Evaluation
Dissertation
Credit for, Registration
Dissertation Defense
Dissertation Requirements
Foreign Language Requirement
General
Graduate Program Degree Requirements
Manuals for Students
Registration in Doctoral Courses
Residence
Time Limit
Dropping Courses
Dual Degree Programs

E

Economic Development Research and Service Center
Economics
Education, College of
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Kinesiology
Educational Records Policy
Electrical Engineering
Electron Microscopy Center
Electronics, MEMS and Telecommunications Systems Packaging Center (EMTSPC)
Emissions Inspections
Energy Systems Research Center
Engineering Center for Distance Education
Engineering, College of
Aerospace Engineering
Bioengineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Systems Engineering
English
English Language Institute
English Proficiency
English Skills Program, Graduate
Enrollment, Concurrent
Enrollment Loans
Enrollment by Undergraduate with Bachelor's Degree
Environmental Design Research Center
Environmental Science and Engineering Graduate Studies in
Environmental Science Certificate
Equal Opportunity Policy
Examinations
Doctoral
Master's
See also individual program descriptions.
Exercise, Sport and Health Studies. See Kinesiology.
Expenses. Tuition, Fees, and Charges.
Extension Work

F

Facilities, Advanced Studies and Research
Facilities, Campus
Faculty, Graduate
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Far Eastern Studies Center
Federal Perkins Loan
Federal Stafford Loan
Federal Work-Study Program
Fees and Charges
Alternative TASP Remedial
Application
Audit
Campus and Community Involvement Record
Career Services
Catalog
Check Cashing
Computer Information and Technology
Course
Credit by Examination
Counseling and Advising
Course Specific
Delinquent Accounts Receivable
Diploma
Distance Learning
Doctoral, Master's Candidates Graduation Charges
Duplicate Diploma
English Tutorial Clinic
Field Placement Insurance
Field Trip
General Property Deposit
Graduate Services
Graduation
ID Card Activation
ID Card Replacement
Installment Tuition Handling
Instrument Users
Intercollegiate Athletics
International Education
International Student Application
International Student Service
Laboratory
Late Registration
Library Charges
Library Service
Locker Rental
Math Clinic
Mav Express Card
Medical Services
Music Instrument
Parking
Recreational Facility
Registration
Required
Returned Check
Sponsored Student
Student Service
Student Union
Teacher Certification Deficiency Plan
Telephone Registration
Test
Transcript
Final Semester Requirements
Finance and Real Estate
Financial Aid
Assistance Based on Need
Federal Perkins Loan
Federal Stafford Loan
Federal Work-Study
Financial Counseling
Out-of-State Student Assistance
Veterans' Assistance
Foreign Country Transcripts or Marksheets and Diplomas
Foreign Language Requirement, Master's Degree
Foreign Language Requirement, Ph.D.
Fort Worth Federal Records Center
Fort Worth Center
French
Fresh Start, Academic

G

Gallery at UTA, The
Geographic Information Systems Certificate
Geographic Information Systems Certificate in Spatial Information Systems
Geology
Geotechnical Laboratory Testing Facilities
German
Good Standing, Academic
Grade-Point Average,
Calculation for Admission
Academic Probation
Graduation
Grades
Credit for Research, Internship, Thesis, Dissertation
Grievances
"N" Grade Designation
"R" Grade
Graduate Advanced Studies Certificate
Graduate Advisors
Graduate Assistantship/Associateship Policy
Additional Employment
Admission Status
Assignment of Duties
Continuation or Renewal
Course Load
Developmental English Program
English Proficiency
Tuition Rates
Graduate English Skills Program
Graduate Faculty
Waiver of
Graduate School
Administrative Officers
History and Overview
Mission and Philosophy
Web Site
Graduate School Calendars: 2005-2006
Graduate School Deadlines
Graduate School Regulations, General
Graduate Studies in Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering
Graduation Procedures
Graduation Rates
Graduation Requirements
Greater Southwestern Studies and the History of Cartography Center
Grievances Other than Grades
Grievances Related to Grades

H

Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Certificate
Hazing
Health Care Administration
Health Insurance
International Student
Health Services, Student
Hepatitis B
High Energy Physics and Technology Center
Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health Center
History
HIV Testing
Housing
Human Performance Institute
Human Resource Management
Humanities Program

I

In Absentia Registration
In Absentia Registration Fee
Incomplete Grade Policy
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Information Systems
Information Technologies Management Center
Information Technology, Office of
Installment Payment Option
Intercampus Programs
Interdepartmental and Intercampus Programs
Environmental Science and Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies
Logistics
Engineering Management
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interlibrary Loan Office
International Linguistics Center
International Students
Admission
Application Evaluation Charge
Health Insurance
Calculation of Grade Point Average for Admission
Orientation
Registration
Service Charge
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Intramural Sports

J

Jenkins Garrett Library
Judith Granger Birmingham Center for Child Welfare

K

Kinesiology

L

Landscape Architecture
Late Registration Charge
Law and Public Policy Certificate
Liberal Arts, College of
Art and Art History
Communication
Criminology and Criminal Justice
English
History
Humanities
Linguistics
Modern Languages
Music
Philosophy and Humanities
Political Science
Sociology and Anthropology
Theatre Arts
Libraries, University
Linguistics
Linguistics Publications
Living Accommodations. See Housing.
Loans
Logistics

M

M.B.A. Program
Accelerated M.B.A.
Executive M.B.A.
Online M.B.A.
Management
Engineering Management
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Maps
Marketing Research
Marksheets
Master of Arts
Master's Degree Plans
Available (thesis, thesis substitute, non-thesis)
See also individual program descriptions.
Master's Degree
Candidacy
Degree Plans (thesis, thesis substitute, non-thesis)
Final Examination
Foreign Language Requirement
Graduate Program Degree Requirements
Hours Required
Manuals for Students
Requirements, General
Residence
Supervising Committees
Thesis
--Credit for
Time Limit
Undergraduate Preparation
Master's Degrees Offered,
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mav Express Card
Maverick Parking Garage
Maymester Calendar: 2005-2006
Mechanical Engineering
Mexican American Studies Center
Minority Cultures Collection
Minority Mentor Project
Mission Statement, U.T. Arlington
Modern Languages
French
Spanish
Multicultural Cooperation, Center for (CMC)
Multicultural Services
Music

N

"N" Grade Designation
Nanostructure Materials and Quantum Device Fabrication Center
Non-Resident Tuition
Non-Thesis Degree Plan,
Degree Plans & Hours Required
Final Master's Examination
Nursing Certificates
Nursing Research Center
Nursing, School of

O

Office for Students with Disabilities
Office of Information Technology
Office of International Education
Office of Research and Graduate Studies. See Graduate School.
Offices, Directory of
Official Transcripts, Marksheets, Diplomas and Test Scores
Operations Management
Orientation, International Students
Out-of-State Student Assistance

P

Parking Permit Charge
Parking Garage
Peer Education
Perkins Loan
Personal Counseling
Petitions
Petroleum Geoscience Certificate
Ph.D. Degrees Offered
Ph.D. Degree Requirements
Candidacy
Comprehensive Examination
Diagnostic Evaluation
Dissertation
Dissertation Defense
Dissertation Requirements
Foreign Language Requirement
General
Manuals for Students
Registration in Doctoral Courses
Residence
Time Limit
Philosophy and Humanities
Physical Education. See Kinesiology.
Physics
Plagiarism
Political Science
Post-Soviet and East European Studies Center
Power Systems Short Courses
Probation, Academic
Probationary Admission
Professional Teacher Education. See College of Education.
Provisional Admission
Program Manuals, Master's, Doctoral
Psychology
Psychopharmacology Education and Research Center
Public Administration
Publications

Q

QUEST Wellness Program

R

"R" Grade
Readmission
Real Estate. See Finance and Real Estate.
Real Estate Development Graduate Certificate
Records Policy, Student
Records Retention. See Retention of Application Materials.
Recreational Sports. See Campus Recreation.
Refunds
Refunds, Disbursement of
Regents, Board of
Registration
In Absentia
International Students
Late Charge
Schedule
Regulations, General Graduate School
Required Fees
Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree
Requirements for Final Semester
Requirements for the Master's Degree
Research Centers, Divisions and Special Facilities
Research Evaluation and Technology Center
Research Facilities
Research on Organizational and Managerial Excellence Center
Reservation of Courses for Graduate Credit
Residency, Doctoral Degree Candidates
Residency, Master's Degree Candidates
Residency Regulations
Resident Alien Students, Admission
Calculation of Grade Point Average
Resident Tuition,
Restrictions on Admission
Retention of Application Materials
Returned Checks
Right-to-Know Act, Student
Ryan/Reilly Center for Urban Land Utilization

S

Schedule Audit
School of Architecture
Architecture, Program in
Landscape Architecture, Program in
School of Nursing
School of Social Work
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Science
School of Urban and Public Affairs
City and Regional Planning
Public Administration
Urban Affairs, M.A. Program
Urban and Public Administration, Ph.D. Program
Science, College of
Biology
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Geology
Mathematics
Physics
Psychology
Science Education
Science Education Center,
Facilities
College of Education
Science and Engineering Library
Security, Campus
Selective Service Registration
Sexual Harassment Policy
Sexual Misconduct
Short Courses, Conferences and Special Programs
Social Research Center
Social Work, School of
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Science
Sociology
Software Engineering Research Center
Solicitations, Campus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
Spanish
Spatial Information Systems Certificate
SPEAK Examination, Developmental English Program, Assistanships
Special Admissions Programs
Special Collections Division, UTA Libraries
Sport Clubs
Stafford Loan
Stochastic Analysis and Applications
Structural Research Laboratory
Student Conduct and Discipline
Student Educational Records Policy
Student Employment Services
Student Health Services. See Health Services.
Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act
Student Responsibility
Student Services
Student Travel Policy
Summary of Graduate Tuition, Fees, and Charges
Summer Institute of Linguistics Publications in Linguistics
Publications in Linguistics
International Linguistics Center
Supervising Committees, Master's
Systems Engineering

T

Taxation, Certificate in
Taxation, Master of Science
Teacher Education. See College of Education.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate
TeleCampus, UT
Televised Instruction. See Engineering Center for Distance Education.
Terrae Incognitae
Test Information
Test Score Reports
Testing Services. See Assessment Services.
Theatre Arts
Theory, Center for
Thesis and Dissertation Manual of Style. See Thesis; Dissertations.
Thesis and Dissertation Registration Requirements and Credit
Thesis
Thesis Degree Plans
Degree Plans & Hours Required
Final Master's Examination
Thesis Substitute Degree Plan,
Degree Plans & Hours Required
Final Master's Examination
Time Limits, Thesis and Dissertation, Master's, Doctoral
Title IV Funds
Transfer Credit
Transcripts
Travel Policy, Student
Tuition, Fees, and Charges
General Property Deposit
International Student Health Insurance
Mav Express Card Charge
Maverick Parking Garage
Parking Decal Charge
Tuition, Fee, and Charge Exemptions

U

Unconditional Admission
University Libraries
University of Texas at Arlington
Accreditation
Administrative Officers of Academic Units
Executive Officers
Government
Mission Statement
University of Texas System
Administration
Board of Regents
Urban Affairs, M.A. Program
Urban and Public Administration, Ph.D. Program
Urban and Public Affairs, School of
City and Regional Planning
Public Administration
Urban Affairs, M.A. Program
Urban and Public Administration, Ph.D. Program
Urban Journalism Certificate
Urban Nonprofit Management Certificate
Urban Training and Service, SUPA
UT TeleCampus
UTA/Fort Worth Campus

V

Vehicle Emissions Inspections
Veterans' Assistance

W

Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures
Wave Scattering Research Center
Wellness Program, QUEST
Winter Session Calendar: 2005-2006
Withdrawal from Classes,
Withdrawal
Disbursement of Refunds
Women and Minorities Research and Resource Center
Work-Study Program
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