2009-10 Undergraduate Catalog
University of Louisville
2009-10 Undergraduate Catalog
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The University catalog is the primary and official source for all degree program and academic requirements as well as institutional policies and procedures. It is the document of authority for all students. The program requirements listed in the catalog supersede any information which may be contained in the bulletin of any school or department. The 2009-10 catalog is applicable to students who enroll at the University beginning Summer 2009 through Spring 2010.
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This section contains information about admissions policies for the University and individual academic units.
This section contains the official academic and non-academic policies and regulations of the University.
This section contains information about the individual academic units of the university, including instructional departments that comprise the unit, a listing of faculty who hold appointments in those departments, and a listing of degree programs offered within each department.
Official information about the undergraduate degrees offered by the University, major and minor program requirements, and other curricular information can be found here.
The General Education Program at the University of Louisville fosters active learning by asking students to think critically, to communicate effectively, and to understand and appreciate cultural diversity.
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Information concerning tuition, fees, financial settlement, and financial aid.
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Revised May 2009
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 (D.M.D., J.D., M.D.). Individuals who wish to contact the Commission on Colleges regarding the accreditation status of the university may write the Commission at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (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 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. Inquiries or complaints about illegal discrimination including sexual harassment or handicap access can be made to the Affirmative Action director (852–6538) if response from the unit staff is unsatisfactory.
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 Office, the student grievance officer, and the vice president for student affairs. Other policies and information covering students can be found in the Student Handbook.
Admissions criteria for many of the colleges and schools are reviewed periodically. Students should contact their anticipated unit or the Office of Admissions for information on the requirements in effect at the time of admission.
Students should check with their academic advisor concerning the General Education Requirements in effect at the time of their admission.