Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

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The Graduate Catalog is applicable to students who enroll at the University beginning Summer 2018 through Spring 2019.

The Graduate Catalog is the official listing of the policies governing graduate education at the University of Louisville. This catalog documents policies and procedures set by the Graduate Council and is updated each academic year to reflect changes and updates to policy. While every effort has been made to make the catalog accurate as of the date of publication, the University of Louisville reserves the right to change programs of study, academic policies, academic requirements, fees, course information, procedures for the confirmation of degrees, or the announced academic calendar and related deadlines without prior notice.

Revised May 2018.

The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor, master, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees (DMD, JD, MD). Individuals who wish to contact the Commission on Colleges regarding the accreditation status of the university may write the Commission at:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
(404) 679-4500

The University of Louisville reserves the right to change programs of study, academic policies, academic requirements, fees, course information, procedures for the confirmation of degrees, or the announced academic calendar and related deadlines without prior notice.

The provisions of this publication do not constitute an express or implied contract between the University of Louisville and any member of the student body, faculty, or general public.

The University of Louisville is an equal-opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, religion, sex, age, handicap, color, citizenship or national origin.  If responses from the unit staff are unsatisfactory, inquiries or complaints about illegal discrimination including sexual harassment or handicap access can be made to the Affirmative Action director by calling (502) 852–6538.

The Redbook is the official statement of the organizational structure, the rules of governance and procedures, and university-wide policies of the University of Louisville. If there is any conflict between the policies, procedures or other statements contained within this catalog, The Redbook shall govern. A copy of The Redbook is available electronically.

Reference copies of the university catalog are maintained by University Libraries, the university registrar, the Student Government Association (SGA) Office, the student grievance officer, and the Dean of Students/Vice Provost for Student Affairs. Additional policies and information covering students can be found in the Student Handbook.

Admission criteria for many of the colleges and schools are reviewed periodically. Students should contact their anticipated unit or the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, Graduate Admissions, for information on the requirements in effect at the time of admission.