UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

2012 Undergraduate Catalog

About the Catalog

The University of Texas at Dallas Undergraduate Catalog Online is a general information publication only. The catalog intends to reflect current academic policies, procedures, degree offerings, course descriptions, and other information pertinent to undergraduate study at the University of Texas at Dallas. It is not intended to nor does it contain all regulations that relate to students. The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student, or faculty member and The University of Texas at Dallas or The University of Texas System.

The University of Texas at Dallas reserves the right to change the provisions of this catalog at any time, including, but not limited to: withdraw courses at any time, to change fees or tuition, calendar, curriculum, course offerings, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students as necessitated by legislative or regental action. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.

The online version of The University of Texas at Dallas Undergraduate Catalog is the official version and takes precedence over the printed version. The online catalog will be updated periodically and will contain all major policy changes that occur during the 2012 catalog cycle. The official publication date of this catalog is August 2012.

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:

  • Editorial, clerical, and programming errors may have occurred in the publication of this website, and the University of Texas at Dallas assumes no responsibility for such errors.
  • There is a lag time between approved changes and their publication on this website.
  • Students normally are entitled to graduate under the degree provisions of the catalog in effect at the time of their first completed semester of enrollment.

Students are held individually responsible for complying with all requirements of the rules and regulations of the University and the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. Failure to read and comply with policies, regulations and procedures will not exempt a student from whatever penalties the student may incur.

Sections within the Catalog

The catalog is arranged into sections as they appear in the catalog. Within each section, the topics are arranged alphabetically. The sections are titled:


The University of Texas at Dallas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4501 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas at Dallas.

Equal Educational Opportunity Statement

The University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status in its provision of services, activities, and programs, and in its treatment of students. Students seeking further information about this policy, or related complaint procedures for alleged discrimination or sexual harassment should contact the Dean of Students.

Catalog Publish Date: August 2012

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