TABLE OF CONTENTS
About this Catalogue
INTRODUCTION TO UCI
Message from the Chancellor; UCI Academic Senate Distinguished Faculty
The University of California and the Irvine Campus: Academic Goals; Academic Structure; Accreditation; Cooperative for Problem Resolution; the Campus Setting; University Advancement
Instructional and Research Facilities: UC Irvine Libraries; Network & Academic Computing Services; UCI Ecological Preserve; Natural Reserves System; UCI Arboretum; Laser Microbeam and Medical Program; UCI Medical Center; UCI Center for Occupational and Environmental Health; Additional Facilities
Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools; Campus Tours; How to Use the Catalogue
Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees and Areas of Study
Majors and Careers; Special Programs: Access UCI and Summer Session Enrollment; Educational Opportunity Program; Center for Educational Partnerships; Student Academic Advancement Services; Graduate Diversity Program; Medical Student Support Programs
Expenses and Fees: Estimated Expenses; Fees; Fee Refunds
Financial Aid: Scholarships; Grants; Loans; Federal College Work-Study; Aid for Students with Disabilities; Student Employment
Part I: Categories of Application; Admission as a Freshman Applicant
Part II: Admission as a Transfer Applicant; Nonresident Admission Requirements
Part III: Advanced Placement Chart; International Baccalaureate; Application Procedures
INFORMATION FOR ADMITTED STUDENTS
Orientation; Division of Undergraduate Education: Placement Testing; Subject A Examination; Academic Advising; Undecided/Undeclared Students; Learning and Academic Resource Center; Student Academic Advancement Services; Honors Opportunities; Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program; UCDC Academic Internship Program; Instructional Resources Center; Center for International Education
Requirements for a Bachelor's Degree: Catalogue Rights; University Requirements; UCI Requirements; Breadth Requirement; School, Departmental, and Major Requirements; Minor Programs; Application for Graduation
Information for Transfer Students: Fulfilling Requirements for a Bachelor's Degree:Transfer Students: Completion of the UCI Breadth Requirement; Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum; Transferability of Credit
Enrollment and Other Procedures: Enrollment and Payment of Fees; Change of Major; Reduced-Fee Part-Time Study Program; Lapse of Status; Retention of Student Records; Transcript of Records; Verification of Student Status; Cancellation/Withdrawal; Readmission; Enrollment at Other Institutions; California Residence; Commencement
Academic Regulations and Procedures: Student Academic Records; Grading System; Credit by Examination; Independent Study; Final Examinations; Student Copies of Quarterly Grades; Declaration of Major; Undergraduate Scholarship Requirements; Graduate Scholarship Requirements; Enrollment in UCI Extension; Credits from Other Institutions or University Extension
Supplementary Educational Programs: Summer Session; UCI Extension; ROTC
Life on Campus: UCI Bookstore; UCI Career Center; Child Care Services; Counseling Center; Dean of Students; Health Education Center; Housing; UCI Student Center; Student Government; Student Health Center; Major Campus Publications
Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation
RESEARCH AND GRADUATE STUDIES
Research: Office of Technology Alliances; California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology; University of California Humanities Research Institute; University of California Institute for Research in the Arts; Thesaurus Linguae Graecae; Organized Research Units; Irvine Research Units; Focused Research Programs
Graduate Education: Admission to Graduate Standing; Application Procedures; Required Supporting Documents; Admission and Registration; Limited Status; Academic Advising; Academic Policies; Graduate Degrees; Financial Assistance for Graduate Students
SCHOOLS, DEPARTMENTS, AND PROGRAMS
Claire Trevor School of the Arts: Dance; Drama; Music; Studio Art; Arts and Humanities
School of Biological Sciences: Developmental and Cell Biology; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Molecular Biology and Biochemistry; Neurobiology and Behavior; Anatomy and Neurobiology; Biological Chemistry; Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Physiology and Biophysics
Department of Education
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Humanities: African-American Studies; Art History; Asian American Studies; Classics; East Asian Languages and Literatures; English and Comparative Literature; European Studies; Film and Media Studies; French and Italian; German; Global Cultures; History; Humanities and Arts; Special Programs; Philosophy; Russian; Spanish and Portuguese; Visual Studies; Women's Studies
School of Information and Computer Science
Interdisciplinary Studies: Chicano/Latino Studies; History and Philosophy of Science; Transportation Science; Asian Studies; Global Sustainability; Native American Studies; Religious Studies
Graduate School of Management
School of Physical Sciences: Chemistry; Earth System Science; Mathematics; Physics and Astronomy
School of Social Ecology:Criminology, Law and Society; Environmental Analysis and Design; Psychology and Social Behavior; Planning, Policy, and Design
School of Social Sciences: Anthropology; Cognitive Sciences; Economics; Geography; International Studies; Linguistics; Logic and Philosophy of Science; Political Science; Undergraduate Major in Social Science; Sociology; Graduate Program in Social Science
Department of Statistics
College of Medicine: The M.D. Program; Postgraduate Educational Programs; Graduate Academic Programs
About This Catalogue
The UCI General Catalogue is published annually in July by the University of California, Irvine, University Editor's Office, 435 Administration Building, Irvine, CA 92697-1010.
The 2003-04 UCI General Catalogue, Volume 37, constitutes the University of California, Irvine's document of record. While every effort is made to ensure the correctness and timeliness of information contained in the Catalogue, the University cannot guarantee its accuracy. Changes may occur, for example, in course descriptions; teaching and administrative staff; curriculum, degree, and graduation requirements; and fee information. Contact the individual department, school, program, or administrative office for further information.
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