2001 - 2003 Graduate Catalogue

Graduate Catalogue | Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2001

April 2001 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 19 SUNDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
August 20 MONDAY.
Orientation meetings for students who did not attend a Summer Orientation session.
10:30 a.m. - Freshmen, Lowman Student Center Ballroom.
2 p.m. - Transfer students, Ronald P. Mafrige Auditorium in the Smith-Hutson Business Building
Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 21 TUESDAY.
9 a.m. - General faculty meeting, George G. Killinger Auditorium of the George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center
10:30 a.m. ó College faculty meetings, locations to be announced by deans.
Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 22 WEDNESDAY. Daytime on-campus classes begin. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 23 THURSDAY. Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus). Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
August 24 FRIDAY. Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 27 MONDAY. Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 28 TUESDAY. Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
September 6 THURSDAY. Twelfth Class Day. Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the studentís intent to be absent on religious holy days.
September 11 THURSDAY. Last day for dropping half-semester courses without grade of F.
October 11 THURSDAY. Half-semester courses end. Last day to drop Fall Semester courses without grade of F. Last day to resign without receiving WP or WF. Degree applications to be filed in Registrarís Office by students graduating in May, 2002.
November 19 MONDAY. Last day for Resignations.† Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations to the appropriate academic deanís office.
November 20 TUESDAY. Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty begin at 9 p.m. Residence halls close at 10 p.m.
November 21, 22, 23 WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY. Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty.
November 25 SUNDAY. Residence halls open. Time will be posted.
November 26 MONDAY. Classes resume at 8 a.m. Last day for resignations.
December 3, 4††† MONDAY, TUESDAY.† Final examinations for December degree candidates.
December 5 WEDNESDAY.† 9 A.M. deadline for filing grades for degree candidates with the Registrarís Office.
December 6 THURSDAY.† Last class day.† Final examinations for Thursday Night (ThN) classes.
December 8 SATURDAY.† Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
December 7, 10, 11, 12†† FRIDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY. Final examinations [includes Friday Night (FN), Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (Tun) and Wednesday Night (WN) final examinations].
December 12 WEDNESDAY. Residence halls close at 10 p.m.
December 14 FRIDAY.† 9 A.M. deadline for filing grades with the Registrarís Office.† Fall Semester ends.
   

SPRING SEMESTER 2002

November 2001 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 6 SUNDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
January 7 MONDAY. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 8 TUESDAY. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 9 WEDNESDAY. Daytime on-campus classes begin. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 10 THURSDAY. Last day to register and to process schedule changes. Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 11 FRIDAY. Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 14 MONDAY. Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 15 TUESDAY. Tuesday Night (Tun) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 21 MONDAY.† University Holiday - Martin Luther King Day.
January 25 FRIDAY. Twelfth Class Day. Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the studentís intent to be absent on religious holy days.
February 1 FRIDAY. Last day for dropping half-semester courses without grade of F.
March 1 FRIDAY. Half-semester courses end. Last day for dropping Spring Semester courses without grade of F. Last day for resignations without receiving WP or WF marks. Degree applications to be filed in Registrarís Office by students graduating in August, 2002.
March 8 FRIDAY. Residence halls close at 6 p.m. for spring recess.
March 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. Spring recess for students and faculty.
March 17 SUNDAY. Residence halls open. Time will be posted.
March 18 MONDAY. Classes resume at 8 a.m.
March 29 FRIDAY. Good Friday. Holiday for Students and Faculty.
April 15 MONDAY. Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations to the appropriate academic deanís office.
April 22 MONDAY. Last day for resignations.
April 29 MONDAY. Degree applications to be filed in Registrarís Office by students graduating in December 2002.
April 29, 30 MONDAY, TUESDAY. Final examinations for May degree candidates.
May 1 WEDNESDAY. 9 A.M. deadline for filing grades for degree candidates with the Registrarís Office.
May 2 THURSDAY. Final Exam Study Day.† Thursday Night (ThN) final examinations.
May 4 SATURDAY. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
May 3,6,7,8 FRIDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY. Final examinations [includes Friday Night (FN), Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (Tun) and Wednesday Night (WN) final examinations].
May 8 WEDNESDAY. Residence halls close at 10 p.m.
May 10 FRIDAY. 9 A.M. deadline for filing grades with the Registrarís Office.† Spring Semester ends.
   

SUMMER SCHOOL 2002 FIRST SUMMER SESSION

April 2002 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
May 27 MONDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
May 28 TUESDAY. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
May 29 WEDNESDAY. First class day. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Evening Classes Begin.
May 30 THURSDAY. Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
June 3 MONDAY. Fourth Class Day
June 4 TUESDAY. Last day for dropping half-session courses without grade of F. Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the studentís intent to be absent on religious holy days.
June 7 FRIDAY. Classes meet.
June 10 MONDAY. Half-session courses end. Last day for dropping First Summer Session courses without grade of F. Last day to resign without receiving WP or WF.
June 20 THURSDAY. Last day for resignations.
June 27 THURSDAY. Final examinations. Residence halls close.
June 28 FRIDAY. 12 Noon deadline for filing grades with the Registrarís Office.† First Summer Session ends.
   

SUMMER SCHOOL 2002 SECOND SUMMER SESSION

April 2002 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
July 1 MONDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
July 2 TUESDAY. First class day. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Evening Classes Begin.
July 3 WEDNESDAY. Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
July 4 THURSDAY. Holiday.
July 8 MONDAY. Classes resume.
July 9 TUESDAY. Fourth Class day.
July 10 WEDNESDAY. Last day for dropping half-session courses without grade of F. Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the studentís intent to be absent on religious holy days.
July 18 THURSDAY. Half-session courses end. Last day for dropping Second Summer Session courses without grade of F. Last day to resign without receiving WP or WF.
July 29 MONDAY. Last day for resignations.† Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations to the appropriate academic deanís office.
August 7 WEDNESDAY. Final examinations. Residence halls close at 10 p.m.
August 8 THURSDAY. 9 A.M. deadline for filing grades with the Registrarís Office.† Second Summer Session ends.
August 10 SATURDAY. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
   

FALL SEMESTER 2002

April 2002 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 18 SUNDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
August 19 MONDAY.
Orientation meetings for students who did not attend a Summer Orientation session.
10:30 a.m. ó Freshmen, (Location to be announced)
2 p.m. ó Transfer students, Ronald P. Mafrige Auditorium of the Smith-Hutson Business Building
Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 20 TUESDAY.
9 a.m. ó General faculty meeting, George G. Killinger Auditorium of the George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center.
10:30 a.m. ó College faculty meetings, locations to be announced by deans.
Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 21 WEDNESDAY. Daytime on-campus classes begin. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 22 THURSDAY. Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus). Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
August 23 FRIDAY. Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 26 MONDAY. Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 27 TUESDAY. Tuesday Night (Tun) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
September 2 MONDAY.† Labor Day -- Holiday for students and faculty.
September 6 FRIDAY. Twelfth Class Day. Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the studentís intent to be absent on religious holy days.
September 13 FRIDAY. Last day for dropping half-semester courses without grade of F.
October 11 FRIDAY. Half-semester courses end. Last day to drop Fall Semester courses without grade of F. Last day to resign without receiving WP or WF. Degree applications to be filed in Registrarís Office by students graduating in May, 2003.
November 18 MONDAY. Last day for Resignations.† Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations to the appropriate academic deanís office.
November 26 TUESDAY. Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty begin at 9 p.m. Residence halls close at 10 p.m.
November 27, 28, 29 WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY. Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty
December 1 SUNDAY. Residence halls open. Time will be posted.
December 2 MONDAY. Classes resume at 8 a.m.
December 3, 4 TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY. Final Examinations for December degree candidates.
December 5 THURSDAY. 9 A.M. deadline for filing grades for degree candidates with the Registrarís Office.
December 6 FRIDAY. Last class day. Final examinations for Friday Night (FN) classes.
December 7 SATURDAY. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
December 9, 10, 11, 12 MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY. Final examinations [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (Tun), Wednesday Night ( WN) and Thursday Night (ThN) final examinations].
December 12 THURSDAY. Residence halls close at 10 p.m.
December 16 MONDAY. 9 A.M. deadline for filing grades with the Registrarís Office.† Fall Semester ends.
   

SPRING SEMESTER 2003

November 2002 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 12 SUNDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
January 13 MONDAY. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 14 TUESDAY. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 15 WEDNESDAY. Daytime on-campus classes begin. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 16 THURSDAY. Last day to register and to process schedule changes. Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 17 FRIDAY. Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 20 MONDAY. University Holiday ó Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 21 TUESDAY. Tuesday Night (Tun) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 27 MONDAY. Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 31 FRIDAY. Twelfth Class Day. Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the studentís intent to be absent on religious holy days. Last day for dropping half-semesters courses without grade of F.
March 7 FRIDAY. Half-semester courses end. Last day for dropping Spring Semester courses without grade of F. Last day for resignations without receiving WP or WF marks. Degree applications to be filed in Registrarís Office by students graduating in August, 2003.
March 14 FRIDAY. Residence halls close at 6 p.m. for spring recess.
March 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. Spring recess for students and faculty.
March 23 SUNDAY. Residence halls open. Time will be posted.
March 24 MONDAY. Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 14 MONDAY. Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations to the appropriate academic deanís office.
April 18 FRIDAY. Good Friday. Holiday for Students and Faculty.
April 21 MONDAY. Last day for Resignations.
April 28 MONDAY. Degree applications to be filed in Registrarís Office by students graduating in December 2003. A $25 late fee will be assessed if filing after this date.
May 8 THURSDAY. Last class day.
May 9 FRIDAY. Final Exam Study Day.
May 12, 13, 14, 15 MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY. Final examinations [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (ThN)].
May 15 THURSDAY. Residence halls close at 10:00 P.M.
May 17 SATURDAY. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
May 19 MONDAY. 9:00 A.M. Deadline for filing grades with the Registrar's Office. Spring Semester ends.
   

SUMMER SCHOOL 2003 FIRST SUMMER SESSION

April 2003 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
June 1 SUNDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
June 2 MONDAY. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
June 3 TUESDAY. First class day. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Evening Classes Begin.
June 4 WEDNESDAY. Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
June 6 FRIDAY. Fourth Class Day.† Classes Meet.
June 9 MONDAY. Last day for dropping half-session courses without grade of F. Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the studentís intent to be absent on religious holy days.
June 16 MONDAY. Half-session courses end.† Last day for dropping First Summer Session courses without grade of F.† Last day to resign without receiving WP or WF.
June 27 FRIDAY. Last day for resignations.
July 3 THURSDAY. Final examinations. Residence halls close.
July 4 FRIDAY. Holiday
July 7 MONDAY. 12 NOON deadline for filing grades with the Registrarís Office. First Summer Session ends.
   

SUMMER SCHOOL 2003 SECOND SUMMER SESSION

April 2003 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
July 7 MONDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
July 8 TUESDAY. First class day. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Evening Classes Begin.
July 9 WEDNESDAY. Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
July 9 WEDNESDAY. Last day for dropping half session courses without grade of F.† Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the studentís intent to be absent on religious holy days.
July 11 FRIDAY. Fourth Class Day.† Classes Meet.
July 18 FRIDAY. Classes Meet.
July 21 MONDAY. Half-session courses end. Last day for dropping Second Summer Session courses without grade of F. Last day to resign without receiving WP or WF.
July 25 FRIDAY. Classes Meet.
July 28 MONDAY. Last day for Resignations. Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations to the appropriate academic deanís office.
August 6 WEDNESDAY. Final examinations. Residence halls close at 10 p.m.
August 7 THURSDAY. 9 A.M. deadline for filing grades with the Registrarís Office. Second Summer Session ends.
August 9 SATURDAY. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
   

FALL SEMESTER 2003

April 2003

Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.

August 17 SUNDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
August 18

MONDAY. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.

August 19

TUESDAY
General faculty meeting (Time and location to be announced)
College faculty meetings (Times and locations to be announced)

August 20 WEDNESDAY. Daytime on-campus classes begin. Late Registration. Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 21 THURSDAY. Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus). Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
August 22 FRIDAY. Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 25 MONDAY. Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 26 TUESDAY. Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
September 1 MONDAY. Labor Day Holiday for students and faculty.
September 5 FRIDAY. Twelfth Class Day. Deadline for notification by students to the faculty members of the student's intent to be absent on religious holy days.
September 12 FRIDAY. Last day for dropping half-semester courses without grade of F.
October 10 FRIDAY. Half-semester courses end. Last day to drop Fall Semester courses without grade of F. Last day to resign without receiving WP or WF. Degree applications to be filed in Registrar's Office by students graduating in May, 2004.
November 17 MONDAY. Last day for Resignations. Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations to the appropriate academic dean's office.
November 25 TUESDAY. Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty begin at 9:00 P.M. Residence halls close at 10:00 P.M.
November 26, 27, 28 WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY. Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty.
November 30 SUNDAY. Residence halls open. Time will be posted.
December 1 MONDAY. Classes resume at 8:00 A.M.
December 5 FRIDAY. Last class day. Final examinations for Friday Night (FN) classes.
December 8 , 9, 10, 11 MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY. Final examinations [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (ThN) final examinations].
December 11 THURSDAY. Residence halls close at 10:00 P.M.
December 13 SATURDAY. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
December 15 MONDAY. 9:00 A.M. Deadline for filing grades with the Registrar's Office.
Fall Semester ends.
 
The Academic Calendar for 2001-2003 is subject to change and the dates contained herein should be verified. The Schedule of Classes is published twice a yearóSpring Semester, and Summer School/Fall Semester. Each issue contains a listing of the courses to be offered in addition to pertinent registration information, procedures/deadlines, and other dates of importance for the respective semester/summer session.
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