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The Graduate School Summer 2003 Bulletin

This is the official version of the University of Kentucky Graduate School Bulletin. It is updated three times a year in April, July, and December.
The Graduate School
Graduate Admission
General Regulations
Advanced Degrees
Academic Resources
General Information
Degree Requirements
Directors of Graduate Studies
Graduate Degree Programs
Other Graduate Courses
Graduate Certificates
Residency Policy

The University of Kentucky is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.


The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing educational opportunities to all qualified students regardless of economic or social status, and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, beliefs, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability.

Compliance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination, and with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is coordinated by Mr. Terry Allen, Affirmative Action Office, 8 Administration Building, (859) 257-8927.

Efforts to comply with the laws and regulations applicable to people with disabilities are also coordinated by the Affirmative Action Office, as required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Questions concerning compliance with regulations may be directed to UK's Affirmative Action Office, or to the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

The University is in compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989. Questions may be directed to the Vice President for Student Affairs or the Office of the Director of Human Resources Services.

Questions about admissions to the University should be directed to the appropriate admissions office.


We aspire to enhance the University of Kentucky's stature as one of the nation's great universities:

an institution recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in teaching, research, and public service, and a sustaining resource for the intellectual, social, cultural, and economic development of the Commonwealth.

--UK Strategic Plan
adopted by the Board of Trustees
May 1998


The University of Kentucky is a comprehensive, public, land grant university dedicated to preparing students for an increasingly diverse and technological world, and to improving the lives of people in the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world through teaching, research, and service.

--UK Strategic Plan
adopted by the Board of Trustees
May 1998


The values of the University guide our decisions and behavior. We value:

--UK Strategic Plan
adopted by the Board of Trustees
May 1998

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Last updated April 15, 2003