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    University of Houston
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

2014-2015 Graduate Catalog


 

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  Ezekiel Cullen Building on the campus of the University of Houston  

 

The University of Houston Graduate Catalog  intends to reflect current academic policies, procedures, degree offerings, course descriptions, and other information pertinent to graduate study at the University of Houston.

Although this catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time, and the information is updated regularly, users are cautioned about the following more disclaimer…  


Catalog Contents

General Information  

Accreditation  

Policies  

Academic Honesty  | Application for Candidacy  | Auditing Courses  | Classification  | Curricular Practical Training (CPT)  | Dropping Courses  | Examinations  | Financial Responsibilities  | Grading Policies  | Graduation and Graduation Application  | Grievance Policy  | Leaves of Absence  | Low Grade Policy  | Optional Practical Training  | Plagiarism (Definition of)  | Preparation of Thesis or Dissertation  | Religious Holy Days  | Student Records  | Summary of University Regulations and Requirements  | Withdrawal  

General Admission Policy  

Competitive Fellowship Factors  | Certification of International Degrees as Bachelor Equivalent  

Planning the Graduate Program  

Academic Modifications for Students with Disabilities  | Ad Hoc Interdisciplinary Degree Option  | Applicable Graduate Credit  | Application for Candidacy  | Changes of Major, Degree, and Classification  | Continuous Enrollment  | Continuous Registration and Credit for Dissertation  | Course Load Policy  | Credit for Thesis  | Dual-Degrees, Double Majors, and Minors in Graduate and Professional Programs  | Foreign Language Requirement  | Residency Requirement  | Study Beyond a Master's Degree  | Termination of Enrollment in a Graduate Program  | Time Limitations on Completion of Degree Requirements  | Transferred Courses  | 99-Hour Doctoral Cap  

Colleges  

The Graduate School  | Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture  | C.T. Bauer College of Business  | College of Education  | Cullen College of Engineering  | Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management  | UH Law Center  | College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  | College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics  | College of Optometry  | College of Pharmacy  | Graduate College of Social Work  | College of Technology  

Programs & Degrees  

Major Fields of Study by College & Department  | Major and Minor Fields of Study Listed Alphabetically  

Courses  

Graduate Student Assistantships  

Qualifications for Appointment  | Teaching Fellow  | Teaching Assistant  | Instructional Assistant  | Research Assistant  | Graduate Assistant  | Graduate Assistant Non-Exempt  | Appointment Procedures  | Student Contact  | Mandatory Employment Discrimination Training  | Duration of Appointment  | Stipends  | Conditions of Service  | Insurance Coverage for Graduate Student Assistants  | Reappointment of Graduate Student Assistantships  

 

 

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